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Virtual Legal Clinic for Creatives

Register for free a 30-minute Zoom session with an arts and entertainment attorney to have your questions about business organization, contracts, and copyright and trademark infringement answered.

With Us: Artists with Disabilities on Adapting Technology for Us

An online discussion with panelists Belo Cipriani, Bryan Thao Worra and Nicole Thomas that will focus on how disabled artists use technology. Moderated by Alison Bergblom Johnson.

Ask Me Anything: Artists on O-1 B Visas

The O-1B visa is for “individuals with an extraordinary ability in the arts or extraordinary achievement in motion picture or television industry.” Join Minneapolis visual artist Zoe Cinel and the New York-based immigration attorney they worked with, Teresa Woods Peña, for a conversation on the experience of applying for and receiving an O-1B visa, moderated by filmmaker and Springboard Artist Career Consultant Cecilia Cornejo.

Creative Change Coalition, Community of Practice: Vision & Strategy: Artists in Advocacy

Details & registration will open in March 2024, stay tuned!

Creative Change Coalition, Technical Assistance Workshop: The Long Game – Federal funding for equitable community impacts through creative cross-sector strategies

Learn how to access federal funding and engage creative people in your community. More details will be released soon!

Creative Change Coalition, Technical Assistance Workshop: Meaning-Making Through Murals

Thinking about murals in your community? Wondering where to start? Murals can bring beauty and meaning to places AND they also can bring people together, create conversation and build relationships.

Falls Community Arts Exchange Info Session

Join Springboard staff to get answers to questions around the application, eligibility, Fergus Falls, community partners, and more. This session will be recorded, and close-captioned using Zoom’s automated live transcription feature.

Work of Art: Engaging Customers & Selling Your Work

Learn tools and techniques to communicate the value of your work to potential customers.

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.

Work of Art: Grant Writing

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

Work of Art: Funding

Learn how to think creatively about diversifying your funding streams by exploring different models for generating value, resources, and revenue.

Work of Art: Legal Considerations

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

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.

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.

Creative Change Coalition, Community of Practice, Vision & Strategy: Local Culture + Economic Justice

Join the Creative Change Coalition to hear from three organizations on the leading edge of community wealth building, creative workforce development, and entrepreneurship.

Art-Train Agency/Organization Training

The Agency/Organization Training is for staff at government agencies, tribal councils, community non-profits and arts councils to develop strategies to reach and engage more people, increase community relevance and connection, and find innovative ways to be more effective – and create authentic, equitable and lasting change.

Art-Train Agency/Organization Training

The Agency/Organization Training is for staff at government agencies, tribal councils, community non-profits and arts councils to develop strategies to reach and engage more people, increase community relevance and connection, and find innovative ways to be more effective – and create authentic, equitable and lasting change.

Pitching Your Work

Learn the basics of what constitutes a “pitch”, or how to tell the story of your work to potential collaborators, funders, and other stakeholders. Clarify the important elements of your pitch; practice your pitch and get feedback in real time from your peers. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

Funding Panel

Learn about navigating the funding landscape and hear from members of the arts community, experienced both in granting organizations and as independent artists. Presented in partnership with Hennepin County Library.

Art-Train Individual Artist Training

The free Art-Train Individual Artist 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. Artists will deepen practices around creative problem solving, equitable community engagement, and creating arts-based strategies to contribute to equitable community and economic development, public health, planning, and other public sectors.