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Springboard for the Arts Calendar of Events

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March 2, 2021 6:30 pm
Free
Work of Art+: e-Commerce Basics

Learn how to maximize your online sales with Big Cartel, Etsy, Shopify, SquareSpace and other platforms. We will discuss how to accept payments, and package and ship your work. This workshop is for Meander Art Crawl artists and artists/businesses in Big Stone, Chippewa, Lac qui Parle, Swift and Yellow Medicine counties.
Online Platform: Zoom

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March 5, 2021 12:00 pm
Free
Artists Respond: Equitable Rural Futures Info Session

Springboard invites artists and creatives in rural places and small towns in Minnesota to propose projects that center BIPOC (Black, Indigenous or People of Color), Native, and LGBTQIA+ experiences and perspectives in rural and tribal communities, create safe and supportive spaces for connection, confront truth about historic harms, bring non-dominant stories into light, and/or address racism, homophobia and/or transphobia.

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March 10, 2021 1:00 pm
Free
Work of Art: Grantwriting

This workshop is designed to help individual artists and small arts groups understand and prepare strong grant applications.
Online Platform: Zoom

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March 16, 2021 6:30 pm
Free
Work of Art+: Website Skills for Artists

Learn about user-friendly website organization and design, how to maximize your online presence, and the basics of DIY website building on hosting services like WordPress and Squarespace. This workshop is for Meander Art Crawl artists and artists/businesses in Big Stone, Chippewa, Lac qui Parle, Swift and Yellow Medicine counties.
Online Platform: Zoom

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March 20, 2021 1:30 pm
Free
Work of Art+: Publishing Panel

Our panel of professionals from the publishing industry, including publishers, bookstore owners and writers will try to take some of the mystery out of the ins and outs of the publishing business. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.
Online Platform: Zoom Webinar

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March 23, 2021 4:00 pm
Free
Welcome Hinge Artist: Hassaan Mirza!

Join us virtually to hear more about Hassaan’s art practice and what he will be working on during his residency, share your ideas and things you want Hassaan to know about the Fergus Falls community, and enjoy conversation with other community members and artists in an informal and welcoming setting through Zoom. Bring your favorite drink or snack while we connect!

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March 24, 2021 1:00 pm
Free
Work of Art: Business Plan Essentials

Learn how to prepare a simple business plan, in arts-friendly language, to help you organize all the various aspects of your artistic practice and make informed business decisions.
Online Platform: Zoom

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April 7, 2021 1:00 pm
Free
Work of Art: Engaging Customers and Selling Your Work

Get practical tips for improving your sales technique and interacting with the public, in person or virtually, particularly in settings such as open studios and art crawls.
Online Platform: Zoom

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April 17, 2021 1:30 pm
Free
Grant Writing for Artists of Color and Native Artists Panel

A panel of experts will take a look at the grantwriting process and discuss how BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) and Native artists can successfully navigate the application process. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.
Online Platform: Zoom Webinar

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May 15, 2021 1:30 pm
Free
Work of Art+: e-Commerce Panel

Hear from a panel of makers and online sellers to learn how to maximize your online sales with a variety of platforms. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.
Online platform: Zoom Webinar

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