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Fall 2018 Catalog

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Calendar of Events

October 18, 2018 5:30 pm
Free
Work of Art: Time Management

Discover analytical and tool-based approaches to tackle hurdles related to efficiency, flexibility and your work-life balance. 

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October 18, 2018 6:00 pm
Free
Work of Art: Pricing

Discover an analytical approach to defining key elements that will help you calculate the costs and prices of your art for a variety of markets.
Location: Brooklyn Park Library, 8500 W. Broadway Ave, Brooklyn Park, MN

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October 20, 2018 10:00 am
Free
B-TAP: Getting to Yes – Pricing, Selling & Advocating

Learn practical tips and skills for pricing your work, improving your sales technique and interacting with the public, especially during open studios, art crawls, or when selling tickets or services to the public.
Location: Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN

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October 20, 2018 10:30 am
Free
Work of Art: Grantwriting

This workshop is designed to help individual artists and small arts groups to understand and prepare strong grant applications.
Location: RCL – Shoreview Library, 4560 North Victoria Street, Shoreview, MN

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October 20, 2018 10:30 am
Free
Work of Art: Time Management

Discover analytical and tool-based approaches to tackle hurdles related to efficiency, flexibility and your work-life balance.
Location: 217 S. Vine St., Waconia, MN

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October 20, 2018 1:00 pm
Free
Ready? Go! Make Your Art Mobile

Learn about practical and conceptual strategies to translate your art into a mobile tool that can be used to engage community and prompt interaction, and learn details on how to apply to West Central Initiative to get your project funded!

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October 25, 2018 6:00 pm
Free
Work of Art: Recordkeeping

Learn how to track revenues and expenses, make informed projections, and gain a clearer understanding of your artistic business finances.
Location: Brooklyn Park Library, 8500 W. Broadway Ave, Brooklyn Park, MN

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October 27, 2018 10:30 am
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.
Location: RCL – Shoreview Library, 4560 North Victoria Street, Shoreview, MN

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October 27, 2018 10:30 am
Free
Work of Art: Promotions

Identify communication tools to fit your needs, craft engaging messaging, and build a basic promotions strategy with actionable steps to get the word out.
Location: 7711 Kerber Blvd., Chanhassen, MN

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November 1, 2018 6:00 pm
Free
Work of Art: Legal Considerations

Obtain general information about your intellectual property, contract basics and structuring your artistic business.
Location: Brooklyn Park Library, 8500 W. Broadway Ave, Brooklyn Park, MN

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November 3, 2018 10:30 am
Free
Work of Art: Social Media Basics

Using Facebook and Twitter examples, learn core functionality, best practices and exercises to help you build an online strategy for your artistic business.
Location: 217 S. Vine St., Waconia, MN

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November 3, 2018 1:00 pm
Free
Work of Art+: e-Commerce Panel

Hear from a panel of local makers and online sellers to learn how to maximize your online sales with a variety of platforms.

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November 8, 2018 6:00 pm
Free
Work of Art: Funding

Learn how to think creatively about diversifying your funding streams by exploring traditional and new models for generating value, resources, and revenue.
Location: Brooklyn Park Library, 8500 W. Broadway Ave, Brooklyn Park, MN

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November 10, 2018 1:30 pm
Free
Work of Art: Grantwriting

This workshop is designed to help individual artists and small arts groups to understand and prepare strong grant applications.
Location: Farmington Library, 508 Third St., Farmington, MN

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November 13, 2018 6:30 pm
Free
Arts and Funding Ecosystem

In this convening, we will take a closer look at the entire arts ecosystem and discuss how each player can work towards creating a more equitable, diverse and inclusive whole.
Location: SpringBOX, 262 University W, Saint Paul, MN

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November 15, 2018 5:30 pm
Free
Work of Art: Portfolio Kit

Your portfolio is the core of your promotional material. Focus on the essential elements: sharpening your artist statement, tailoring your artistic resumes, and selecting and formatting your work samples. 

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November 15, 2018 6:00 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.
Location: 8500 W. Broadway Ave, Brooklyn Park, MN

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November 19, 2018 5:30 pm
Free
Work of Art: Portfolio Kit

Your portfolio is the core of your promotional material. Focus on the essential elements: sharpening your artist statement, tailoring your artistic resumes, and selecting and formatting your work samples. 

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November 27, 2018 5:30 pm
Free
Work of Art: Artist Statements

Get a hands-on, step-by-step approach to writing a range of statements that best represent your work as an artist.
Location: Northtown Library, 711 County Hwy 10 Frontage Rd, Blaine, MN

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December 1, 2018 10:00 am
Free
Work of Art: Portfolio Kit

Focus on the essential elements of your portfolio: sharpening your artist statement, tailoring your artistic résumés, and selecting and formatting your work samples.
Location: Farmington Library, 508 Third St., Farmington, MN

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