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Springboard for the Arts Calendar of Events

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UPCOMING OFFERINGS! 9.7.2021

Professional Development

9/16 - Work of Art: Recordkeeping

9/28 - Art-Train Agency/Organization Training

9/30 - Work of Art: Legal Considerations

10/2 - Work of Art: Career Planning

10/5 Art-Train Individual Artist Training

10/9 - Work of Art: Time Management

10/11 - eCommerce Basics for Rural Artists & Makers

10/12 - Employment Law: Independent Contractors, Employees and Employers (Part of Legal Basics for BIPOC and Native-Led Creative Businesses)

10/14 - Work of Art: Funding

10/16 - Work of Art: Portfolio Kit

10/19 - Art-Train Agency/Organization Training

10/23 - Work of Art: Marketing

10/28 - Work of Art: Grant Writing

10/30 - Work of Art: Promotions

11/2 Art-Train Individual Artist Training

11/6 - Work of Art: Pricing

11/9 - Art-Train Agency/Organization Training

11/11 - Work of Art: Business Plan Essentials

11/16 - Intellectual Property Law: Protecting Your Property (Part of Legal Basics for BIPOC and Native-Led Creative Businesses)

11/30 - Art-Train Agency/Organization Training

12/2 - Work of Art: Engaging Customers & Selling Your Work

12/7 Art-Train Individual Artist Training

12/14 - Art-Train Agency/Organization Training

12/14 - Contracting Essentials (Part of Legal Basics for BIPOC and Native-Led Creative Businesses)

Artist Events

9/18 – Saturdays at Springboard: How we imagine with TruArtSpeaks

9/25 – Saturdays at Springboard: How we imagine with TruArtSpeaks

10/1 – Opening Celebration – Virtual

10/2 – Opening Celebration – In-Person

Important Resources

Get connected to Artist Career Consultants here: https://springboardforthearts.org/professional-growth/career-consultations/artist-career-consultants/

Find resources for Coronavirus/COVID-19 response here: https://springboardforthearts.org/coronavirus

Work of Art Toolkit: https://springboardforthearts.org/woa

Handbook for Artists Working in Community: https://springboardforthearts.org/artists-working-in-community/

Calendar of Events

September 25, 2021 1:00 pm
Free
Saturdays at Springboard – How We Imagine

Join us at our University Avenue site for creative, family-friendly fun in the neighborhood! Each pair of Saturdays will be led by an Artistic Director and feature interactive art and opportunities for creation outdoors on Springboard’s green space. Each event runs 1-5pm and is free of charge, all ages welcome. Save the dates for a […]

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September 28, 2021 1:00 pm
Variable Fees
Art-Train Agency/Organization Training

With the continued roll out of American Rescue Plan, now is the time to be building working relationships between communities and artists for a more creative, equitable future. This training is for staff at government agencies, tribal councils, community non-profits and arts councils of all sizes.

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September 30, 2021 6:30 pm
Free
Work of Art: Legal Considerations

Obtain general information about your intellectual property, contract basics and structuring your artistic business.

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October 1, 2021 3:00 pm
Free
Opening Celebration – Virtual

You’re invited to celebrate the opening of Springboard for the Arts’ new space in Saint Paul! This project has been four years in the making, reimagining a vacant used car lot into a vibrant, artist-created community hub – and we’re so excited to share it with you. This opening celebration will have two components. Tune […]

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October 2, 2021 1:00 pm
Free
Work of Art: Career Planning

Where do you want to be both artistically and professionally? Learn how to define your values, identify key choices and develop a plan to achieve your career goals. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

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October 2, 2021 1:00 pm
Free
Opening Celebration – In-Person

You’re invited to celebrate the opening of Springboard for the Arts’ new space in Saint Paul! This project has been four years in the making, reimagining a vacant used car lot into a vibrant, artist-created community hub – and we’re so excited to share it with you. This opening celebration will have two components. Tune […]

Register
October 5, 2021 1:00 pm
Free
Art-Train Individual Artist Training

With the continued roll out of American Rescue Plan, now is the time to be building working relationships between communities and artists for a more creative, equitable future. This training is for artists who are interested in building on their existing skills to collaborate in and with their communities through their local agencies, non-profits, and arts councils.

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October 9, 2021 1:00 pm
Free
Work of Art: Time Management

Discover analytical and tool-based approaches to manage your time. These tools will help you tackle hurdles related to efficiency, flexibility, and structure to help you reach your artistic goals. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

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October 11, 2021 6:30 pm
Free
eCommerce Basics for Rural Artists & Makers

Learn how to set up and run an online store for your artwork and creative goods on popular platforms like Big Cartel, Etsy, Shopify and SquareSpace, as well as print-on-demand (P.O.D.) platforms like Fine Art America and Redbubble. This workshop is for artists living within the Five Wings Arts Council counties: Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd, and Wadena.

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October 12, 2021 6:00 pm
Free
Employment Law: Independent Contractors, Employees and Employers

This session will cover the basics of hiring full- and part-time employees, contractors and other considerations as an employer. It is part of a series of workshops on Legal Basics for BIPOC and Native-Led Creative Businesses.

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October 14, 2021 6:30 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.

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October 16, 2021 1:00 pm
Free
Work of Art: Portfolio Kit

Your portfolio is the core of your promotional material and professional calling card. Focus on the essential elements: sharpening your artist statement, tailoring your artistic resume, and curating and formatting your work samples. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

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October 19, 2021 1:00 pm
Variable Fees
Art-Train Agency/Organization Training

With the continued roll out of American Rescue Plan, now is the time to be building working relationships between communities and artists for a more creative, equitable future. This training is for staff at government agencies, tribal councils, community non-profits and arts councils of all sizes.

Register
October 23, 2021 1:00 pm
Free
Work of Art: Marketing

Define your product, discover your target audience, make decisions about how you sell your work, and identify a budget and strategy for your artistic business. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

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October 28, 2021 6:30 pm
Free
Work of Art: Grant Writing

Learn the essentials of grant writing along with resources for searching and structuring your grants.

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October 30, 2021 1:00 pm
Free
Work of Art: Promotions

Craft persuasive messaging and create a strategy for how you will get the word out about your work, events, and news. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

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November 2, 2021 1:00 pm
Free
Art-Train Individual Artist Training

With the continued roll out of American Rescue Plan, now is the time to be building working relationships between communities and artists for a more creative, equitable future. This training is for artists who are interested in building on their existing skills to collaborate in and with their communities through their local agencies, non-profits, and arts councils.

Register
November 6, 2021 1:00 pm
Free
Work of Art: Pricing

This analytical approach is intended to show you the factors of product production that apply to everything in the marketplace. Once you understand what each of the variables are you’ll be able to customize a formula that fits your business model. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

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November 9, 2021 1:00 pm
Variable Fees
Art-Train Agency/Organization Training

With the continued roll out of American Rescue Plan, now is the time to be building working relationships between communities and artists for a more creative, equitable future. This training is for staff at government agencies, tribal councils, community non-profits and arts councils of all sizes.

Register
November 11, 2021 6:30 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.

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