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An illustration of Springboard for the Arts offices in Saint Paul and Fergus Falls by artist Asahi Nagata

Artwork by Asahi Nagata: www.illoirro.com

Springboard for the Arts offers workshops, panels, community events and more on an ongoing basis. Use the Category filter to find specific types of events, and use the Location filter to focus on offerings from our offices in Fergus Falls and Saint Paul, or online offerings. Scroll down to see all our offerings. If you have questions about events and offerings, don't hesitate to reach out at info@springboardforthearts.org or 651-292-4381.

Additional Resources

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

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

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

Upcoming Offerings

Calendar of Events

Free
Artists Working in Community

This workshop will introduce you to methods to clarify your own goals, techniques to ensure successful outcomes for you and your community collaborators, and how to reach out to community organizations and businesses to expand your artistic practice and income sources. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

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Free
Artist Statements

Get a hands-on, step-by-step approach to writing a range of statements that best represent your work as an artist. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

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Free
e-Commerce 1: Getting Started

Learn how to maximize your online sales using Shopify, Wix, Squarespace, Etsy and other platforms. This workshop is geared towards beginners with little or no experience in e-Commerce. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

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Free
Tax Preparation Basics for Artists

Wagner Tax Law will cover the rules and issues involved in filing taxes for creative people. The workshop will also include the essentials – tax deductions, recordkeeping, setting up your books, and tax planning – for filing your tax return.

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Free
e-Commerce 2: Running Your Online Store

For artists who have chosen a platform, this workshop covers the ins and outs of running your online store. We will discuss choosing a domain name, accepting payments, packaging and shipping your work, sales tax, product photography and more. e-Commerce 1 is not a prerequisite, but taking it first is recommended. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

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Free
e-Commerce 3: Intermediate Sales and Marketing

Learn about email and social media marketing, advertising, SEO and other marketing techniques for your online store. e-Commerce 1 and 2 are not prerequisites, but artists should have an active online store. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

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Free
Website Basics for Artists

Get a big picture view of the components of your artist website, find clarity on whether you need a website for your artistic practice, and learn the basics of creating a website. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

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Free
Artist Websites: Tips and Tricks

Learn about user-friendly website organization and design, how to maximize your online presence, and get real-time feedback on an existing website. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

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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. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

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Free
Business Structure Basics

An attorney from Springboard’s Minnesota Lawyers for the Arts (MnLA) program will cover business models from LLC’s to 501(c)3’s, including information on how to prepare, and benefits and risks. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

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Free
Copyright Essentials

An attorney from Springboard’s Minnesota Lawyers for the Arts (MnLA) program will cover legal basics for visual and performing artists. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

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Free
Trademarks

What is a trademark and how long does it last? Do you need to register? Get answers from an attorney from Springboard’s Minnesota Lawyers for the Arts (MnLA) program. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

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