Business of Arts Workshops

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Pre-registration is highly recommended to reserve your space and workshop materials. Click the workshop title below to register online, or contact the BCAA office.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 6:00pm

This moderated session will engage artists, arts administrators, a journalist, a funder and audience members in a conversation about relevance

Thursday, April 20, 2017, 11:00am

You may be an independent artist or run your art business as an LLC or C Corp. How would becoming a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization or seeking a fiscal sponsor, like BCAA, open up opportunities for grants and charitable donations? Find out the difference between the two and what makes sense for you. Presented by Ken Ransford and Kathy Kucsan of Integrity Arts.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 11:00am

The first part of this workshop will be focused on reviewing good design principles and terms related to graphic design. The second part will consist of creating a postcard/flyer/advertisement for your art organization/business. Presented by Lisa McClellan.

Past Workshops

Monday, March 20, 2017

In running your creative enterprise, you would likely be better off and better protected legally if you form a business. But which kind? An LLC or a Corporation? Get advice from Toby Gallegos of Block Advisors this tax season!

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Find, create, and secure venues for Boulder Arts Week 2017 and the 2017 Boulder Fringe Festival! Join us for an information-packed conversation on existing and alternative venues available to show your work in Boulder.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Let’s talk about what it takes to build successful promotional partnerships in the community. What businesses should you approach for promotional partnerships? Which ones are the most likely to partner with you? How are promotional partnerships different from sponsorships, how are they similar, and how can the two approaches work together?

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Presenter Kathy Kucsan of Integrity Arts will offer a frank discussion about the funding potential of your organization (or project). She will also give you the tools and tricks to present a strong grant application in the fastest, most practical way. Material from Part 1 will inform Part 2, so you are encouraged to attend both sessions (but you are welcome to attend just one). Registration/networking 11-11:30am; Workshop 11:30am - 1pm

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Presenter Kathy Kucsan of Integrity Arts will offer a frank discussion about the funding potential of your organization (or project). She will also give you the tools and tricks to present a strong grant application in the fastest, most practical way. Material from Part 1 will inform Part 2, so you are encouraged to attend both sessions (but you are welcome to attend just one). Registration/networking 11-11:30am; Workshop 11:30am - 1pm

Thursday, November 3, 2016

What will happen if a disaster strikes your studio? In Boulder County, fires and floods have taken a significant toll on artists. Personal challenges, such as illness, can also threaten your valued career. Are there ways to be prepared and resources to help you recover? Where can you find information to help you navigate an effective path to recovery?

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

BCAA is proud to announce the third in a series of Diversity/Inclusion Trainings for Boulder County Arts Alliance Partners led by Johanna B. Maes, Ph.D. and Ed Garton. Attend any or all three trainings. Space is limited. Please register in advance to reserve your spot.

Friday, October 21, 2016

BCAA is proud to announce the second in a series of Diversity/Inclusion Trainings for Boulder County Arts Alliance Partners led by Johanna B. Maes, Ph.D. Attend any or all three trainings. Next workshop date: November 1. Space is limited. Please register in advance to reserve your spot.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

This workshop will provide the “next level” knowledge of how the intricacies of copyright and trademark law can operate for those running creative- or arts-based businesses.  This workshop will also provide an overview of intellectual property licensing, and how you, as a creative professional, can leverage your work and content to generate revenue.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Boulder County Arts Alliance and One Action Arts & Immigration have teamed up to bring internationally renowned artist Rafael Lopez to Boulder to create a new mural for our city. Students from University Hill have shared their families' stories with him to inspire his design.
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