ARP Workshops & Webinars

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

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May 2021 Classes

Descriptions of upcoming courses with registration links are updated frequently and posted below.
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Self-Publishing Your eBook on Amazon

LIVE Webinar with Q & A Session

Discover how easy it is to self-publish your ebook on Amazon Kindle! Be guided through the entire process and learn the pros and cons of publishing on this platform from an author who has self-published her book on Amazon Kindle.

Self-Publishing Your eBook on Amazon
Tuesday, May 11, 7:00 – 8:30p CST

Register for the Self-Publishing on Amazon Webinar

Smartphone Social Media Design Workshops

INTERACTIVE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS

(Great for beginners and those new to social media, or for those who want to learn how to use different mobile apps to create social media content.)

Learn how to transform your Smartphone into a professional tool using select (free) mobile editing apps to create and edit compelling images, photos, and videos that can be used on social media to promote yourself and your work as an artist.

Creating Compelling Instagram Posts
Thursday, May 13, 6:30 – 8:00p CST
A live hands-on workshop using the CANVA and Capcut mobile apps to create compelling images and videos that can be posted to your Instagram feed.

Creating Cover Art and Video Intros for Your Youtube Channel
Tuesday, May 18, 6:30 – 8:00p CST
A live, hands-on workshop using the CANVA mobile app to create images and videos that can be used as self-branding materials on your Youtube channel.

Creating Engaging TikTok Videos
Part 1: Tuesday, May 25, 6:30 – 8:30p CST
Part 2: Thursday, May 27, 6:30 – 8:30p CST

An 2-part workshop with live, in-class activities using different mobile apps to create engaging, eye-catching videos that can be posted to TikTok.

(FINAL) Evening Discussion on Virtual Performance

LIVE Peer Discussion and Exchange

This month is your last chance to contribute to the conversation! Grab your coffee mugs and/ or wine glasses for a night of reflection and creative problem-solving!

We’ve been hosting our Evening Discussion on Virtual Performance for several months now, with the intention to foster a collaborative and supportive opportunity to expand your network and to produce a resource that can be shared with the performance arts community at large. During these sessions. we reflect on examples of theater, spoken word, and music performance succeeding virtually and brainstorm solutions to overcome perceived limitations of transitioning live performance to online platforms.

All are welcome to attend. It is not necessary or required that you have attended previous sessions in order to join us this month.

Evening Discussion on Virtual Performance (FINAL)
Thursday, May 13, 7:00 – 8:30p CST
These monthly sessions are open to artists in any discipline interested in making their online spaces more theatrical and performance-oriented. Our aim is to provide a collaborative and supportive experience that will also expand your networks.

Register for An Evening Discussion on Virtual Performance

Financial Wellness Webinar: Your Spending & Savings Plan

LIVE Webinar with Q & A Session

This webinar will provide a useful introduction with tools to assess your income and expenses and develop a personal spending and savings plan. During the session, you will also explore opportunities to increase income and decrease expenses and discuss strategies to prioritize spending when there isn’t enough money to pay all bills in full and on time.

Your Spending and Savings Plan
Wednesday, May 12, 6:30 – 8:00p CST
Note: This session includes opportunity for Q & A with financial representatives.

Register for Your Spending & Savings Plan Financial Webinar

How to Produce a Podcast Series

MULTI-PART INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP SERIES

In this multi-part series, you will be guided through the pre-production tasks of planning and preparing for a podcast series, including steps such as determining where and how to host it, how to find potential interviewees, and how to develop a basic marketing timeline. You will learn from a podcast host the tips and tricks of the trade and how to set up your podcast for success. This interactive series includes opportunities to practice and test out ideas among a supportive community of fellow artists.

I. What is a Podcast? 
Tuesday, May 18, 7:00 – 8:30p CST
A general overview of the different genres and formats of podcasts and the different platform options for hosting podcasts.

II. Writing Your research and Interview Questions
Thursday, May 20, 7:00 – 8:30p CST

A hands-on workshop to help you design strong interview questions and determine how your podcast will stand out against other series.

III. Writing Your Logline and Practicing Your Introduction
Tuesday, April 20, 7:00 – 8:30p CST
A hands-on workshop to help you draft your logline and transform it into an introduction for your podcast.

IV. Finding and Contacting Potential Interviewees
Thursday, April 27, 7:00 – 8:30p CST
An informative overview of how to book guests for your podcast, including scheduling interviews and planning announcements and release dates.

Register for How to Produce a Podcast Series

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 live, interactive classes, during which you can ask questions and practice applying learned 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 possibly 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 to view the webinar 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 live interactive learning experience along with your fellow colleagues.

Upcoming Workshops & Webinars

Learn how to use the CANVA mobile app to create images and videos that can be used as self-branding materials for your Youtube Channel.

I. What is a Podcast?

May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Part 1 of the How to Produce a Podcast series A general overview of the different genres and formats of podcasts and the different platforms for hosting podcasts.

Part 2 of the How to Produce a Podcast series A hands-on workshop to help you design strong interview questions and determine how your podcast will stand out against other series.

How to create engaging videos that can be posted to TikTok using the CANVA and VN Video Editor apps.