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Jump-Start Your Art/Artists' Grants & Loans Information Session

  • Apr 3, 2014 · 1:30 PM
  • YES

Thursday afternoons, 1:30 PM–3:30 PM: Jan 23, Feb 6, Feb 20, Mar 6, Mar 20, Apr 3, Apr 17, May 1, May 15, May 29, June 19, July 17, Aug 14

Cost: Free (Handouts - $2)

This workshop is also available online. To register for these online workshops, please click here.

Are you an artist seeking to make a living from your creativity and talent, but don’t know how? This orientation session outlines the support services available to artists through YES and other arts organizations, and touches upon key things to consider in building a career or business in the arts. Topics include: getting to know your industry, marketing/ promotion, governance, developing relationships with key stakeholders, understanding the funding landscape and essential grant-writing tips. After the workshop, there will be the opportunity for a one-on-one consultation session to establish the YES resources that best suit your needs.

The Artists’ Program is open to artists of all ages and artistic disciplines, and offers a range of services to help artists develop the tools, skills and strategies to turn their artistic passion into an economically viable profession. To best meet the diverse and particular needs of our artist clients, this program works closely with our Entrepreneurship and Job Search departments, which offer many workshops and other services pertinent to artists.

If it is your first time visiting YES, please arrive at least 15 minutes before the workshop.

For more information please call[masked]

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi, I didn`t realize the event was taking place during the day, unfortunately I`ll be at work, hopefully next time it will be organized in the evening, or after working hours

    March 31, 2014

  • Iliana

    Hi, I will like to virtually attend . The link to join online doesn't work, please can you update. Thanks.

    March 31, 2014

    • YES (Youth Employment S.

      Hi Iliana, I just updated the link so it should work now. Let me know if you have any problems.

      March 31, 2014

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