California Arts Council

State of California

Conferences and Workshops

Conferences, workshops, webinars and training opportunities for arts administrators, educators and artists in California. To have us include a "Conferences & Workshops" item, please submit information to editor@arts.ca.gov .

 


The Cycle: Management of Successful Arts and Cultural Organizations
DeVos Institute of Arts Management
Free Online Course
Date: 12-12-2016 thru 01-27-2017
Website: https://www.coursera.org/learn/thecycle

The Cycle explains how great art and strong marketing can create a family of supporters, who in turn help the organization produce the revenue required to support even more great art the next year.

Six weeks, 1-2 hours per week, or self-paced beginning Dec 5.



Relax with Tax for Artists and the Self-Employed
California Lawyers for the Arts
2140 Shattuck Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704
Date: 02-16-2017
Website: https://www.calawyersforthearts.org/workshops.html
Don't miss this invaluable 2-hour seminar on the essentials of income tax for individual artists of all disciplines. Learn how artists and artists groups can efficiently track income and expense throughout the year and how to correctly file your taxes.

Powerful Boards, Purposeful Fundraising
Association of California Symphony Orchestras
San Francisco, CA
Date: 02-16-2017
Website: http://www.acso.org/news-events-detail/3473177-powerful-boards-purposeful-fundraising
It's never been more important for the board and staff to work together effectively to solicit financial support for your organization. Perfect for board-staff-volunteer teams, this practical session addresses the complementary roles board members play in their organization's governance and resource development.

How to Become a Mediator
California Lawyers for the Arts
2140 Shattuck Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704
Date: 02-23-2017
Website: https://www.calawyersforthearts.org/workshops.html
How can mediation help artists? Is becoming a mediator right for me? The arts community has unique needs that are often not served by traditional legal processes. Mediation provides the opportunity for flexibility and creative solutions that better fit the needs of artists and those who work with them. Becoming a mediator can create new ways to assist your clients and the community. This workshop will focus on some basic conflict resolution skills, help you assess whether this path is right for you, and provide information on how to become a professional mediator.

Creative Schools for All: Collaboration Creates Change
Create CA and Orange County Dept. of Education
Costa Mesa, CA
Date: 03-14-2017 thru 03-15-2017
Website: http://www.createca.dreamhosters.com/events/
This two-day convening will include the 8th Annual Creative Edge Lecture at the Segerstrom Concert Hall, additional keynote speakers and engaging professional development breakout sessions.