ARP Workshops & Webinars

October Workshops & Webinar Series

Zoom Basics for Artists, Musicians, & Performers


How can you transition your creative work as an artist, musician, and/ or performer online? This 4-part online workshop series will teach you what you need to know to present yourself professionally and engage your audiences via the Zoom platform.

Workshops run Tuesday evenings 7:00 to 8:30p CST. We recommend signing up for all four classes to get the most out of this series, but you have the option to register only for the topics that interest you.

October 6: Zoom Basics & Features Part 1
October 13: Zoom Basics & Features Part 2
October 20: Your Zoom Workspace
October 27: Connecting with Your Audience via Zoom

Register for Zoom Basics for Artists

How to Build Your Online Community


Let’s face it—you don’t have time to spend all day on social media. So how do you get noticed online? And which channels/ platforms should you focus on?

This 4-part professional development series will empower you with techniques to stand out, build meaningful relationships, and connect with your target audience online in efficient ways.

Workshops run Wednesday evenings 7:00 to 8:30p CST. We recommend signing up for all four classes to get the most out of this series, but you have the option to register only for the topics that interest you.

October 7: Reaching Your Audience Online
October 14: Deepening Your Identity Online
October 21: Deepening Your Relationships Online
October 28: Balancing Social Media in Your Schedule

Register for How to Build Your Online Community

Smartphone Filmmaking for Artists


You don’t need fancy equipment or expensive software to create videos that you can use to promote yourself and your work online. This 4-part interactive online workshop series will cover the basics of what you need to know to create photo and video content using your Smartphone and (free) apps.

Workshops run Tuesday and Thursday evenings 6:30 to 8:00p CST. Register for all four workshops, or only for the topics that interest you.

Workshop 1: Smartphone Photography Basics
Workshop 2: Smartphone Video Production
Workshop 3: Smartphone Video Editing
Workshop 4: Smartphone Filmmaking Accessories & Equipment

Register for the October 20 to 29 Smartphone Series

Small Business Financial Tools


As a self-employed, freelance, and/ or independently contracted artist, you operate much like a small business. How are you documenting and keeping record of your financial transactions? Have you developed a business plan to drive you toward long-term financial success?

Planning, documenting, and record-keeping are crucial to accessing resources and achieving financial success. This 4-part webinar series will empower you with the perspective, knowledge, and tools you need to organize and financially succeed in your pursuits as a small business professional.

Webinars run Wednesday evenings 6:30 to 7:30p CST, followed by a Q & A with financial representatives from 7:30 to 8:00p. Register at the links below for all four webinars, or only for the topics that interest you.

October 7: Developing a Business Plan
October 14: Small Business Financial Statements
October 21: How Businesses Obtain Credit
October 28: How Businesses Use Credit

Frequently Asked Questions

ARP workshops and webinars are free and accessible to ARP members and practicing artists who have requested support from Artist Relief Project.

ARP membership is available to practicing artists who are committed to pursuing a career in the arts and who have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. To request membership, please fill out the ARP Membership Application.
(Note: If you have requested financial support from Artist Relief Project in the past, you are already an ARP member.)

Our online workshops are presented as interactive classes, during which you learn and apply skills as you progress through the lesson. You will be asked at designated points during the class to apply the knowledge you’ve learned through interactive activities and be given opportunities to share your work with the instructor and other workshop attendees.

You must reserve a space via the reservation forms linked on this page. Spaces are limited.

The main requirement is that you have access to a reliable internet connection and device during the scheduled time. If you’d like to participate in the interactive learning experience during our workshops, you will also need a webcam and mic.

At this time we do not have plans to circulate recordings of workshop and webinar material. We encourage you to attend the classes and enjoy the interactive learning experience along with your fellow colleagues.

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