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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November Workshops & Webinars

Descriptions of this month’s courses with registration links are posted below.
To view all of this month’s course offerings in Calendar format, visit this link:
Upcoming Classes in Calendar View

Public Speaking & Presenting in the Virtual World

ONLINE WORKSHOPS & DISCUSSION SESSIONS

Learn the basics of what you need to know to deliver compelling online presentations, as applicable to virtual conferences, workshops, and performances.

Presentation Styles & Structure
November 9 & 11, 7:00p CST
Learn about different public speaking and presentation styles and how to structure a presentation in a compelling way.
Apply these suggestions to your content and receive critical feedback on your own work.

Delivery & Performance Techniques
November 16 & 18, 7:00p CST
Learn speaking and performance techniques to deliver a compelling presentation online, applicable to any style, form, and discipline.
Practice these skills in front of a live audience and receive feedback in real time from a community of your fellow artist colleagues.

ZOOM Basics for Artists, Musicians, & Performers

2-HOUR CRASH COURSE & LIVE WEBINAR

This 2-hour crash course will teach you the basics of what you need to know to confidently host meetings, presentations, and classes online via the ZOOM platform.

This is a live learning opportunity where you can ask questions, interact with app features, and practice learned skills in real time. Please ensure you have downloaded the ZOOM client/ app and created a ZOOM account prior to the class.

ZOOM Basics Crash Course
November 14, 1:00 – 3:00p CST
Learn the basic features, options, and settings available for hosting web meetings via ZOOM.

Register for Zoom Basics Crash Course

Filmmaking Equipment for Smartphones & Web Meetings

LIVE WEBINAR and Q & A

Learn about different video, photo, and audio equipment and setups for smartphones and web meetings. This comprehensive webinar provides an overview of options for tripods, lighting, microphones, lenses, gimbals, web cams, rigs, and more.

This is a live learning opportunity during which you will have the opportunity to ask questions about your specific equipment needs.

Filmmaking Equipment for Smartphones & Web Meetings
November 16, 6:30 – 8:00p CST
Learn about budget-friendly equipment options for smartphone recording and web meetings.

Register for Filmmaking Equipment Workshop

How to Engage Your Audience on ZOOM

LIVE WEBINAR and Q & A

Learn different techniques, activities, and tips & tricks to make your ZOOM meetings more engaging, interactive, and fun.

This is a live learning opportunity during which you will have the opportunity to ask questions about your specific presentation needs.

How to Engage Your Audience on ZOOM
November 17, 7:00 – 8:30p CST
Learn how to make your ZOOM meetings and presentations more engaging.

Register for Engage Audience Workshop

Smartphone Photography Online Workshops

INTERACTIVE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS

Learn how to transform your Smartphone into a professional tool to capture and edit compelling photos using select (free) photography apps.

Beginners’ Smartphone Photography
November 9, 6:30 – 8:00p CST
Learn basic photography principles as applicable to smartphones and how to use select photography apps to capture and edit photos on your device.

Advanced Smartphone Photography
November 12, 6:30 – 8:30p CST (includes 30 minutes for individual questions & feedback)
Learn the elements of a successful photo, and enjoy participating in a live class activity to create a successful portrait on your smartphone.

Register for Smartphone Photography Workshops

Smartphone Video Editing Online Workshops

INTERACTIVE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS

You don’t need fancy equipment or expensive software to create videos that you can use to promote yourself and your work online. Learn how to use select video editing apps on your smartphone to create compelling videos for social media.

Beginners’ Smartphone Video Editing
November 17, 6:30 – 8:00p CST
Learn the basics of using select apps to edit and create videos on your smartphone.

Advanced Smartphone Video Editing
November 19, 6:30 – 8:30p CST (includes 30 minutes for individual questions & feedback)
Enjoy participating in a live class activity to create a short video with effects using your smartphone.

Register for Smartphone Video Editing Workshops

Financial Wellness Webinars

LIVE WEBINAR and Q & A WITH FINANCIAL REPRESENTATIVES

How have the circumstances of the pandemic impacted you financially in terms of credit and debt? These webinars will help you assess where you stand financially and begin to work toward a process of credit repair and effective debt management.

These live webinars include opportunities for open Q & A with financial representatives. Register at the links below for both webinars, or only for the topic that interests you.

Credit Reports & Scores
November 10, 6:30 – 8:00p CST
Learn how to access, assess, and improve your credit reports & scores.

Managing Debt
November 18, 6:30 – 8:00p CST
Learn about the different kinds of debt and strategies to reduce and manage them.

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

FALL BREAK | No Classes Scheduled

November 23 - November 27

Happy Thanksgiving! See you again in December.

WINTER BREAK | No Classes Scheduled

December 21, 2020 - January 1, 2021

Enjoy your holiday season! See you next year!