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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September 2021 Classes

Descriptions of upcoming courses with registration links are updated frequently and posted below.
To view all course offerings in Calendar format, visit this link:
Upcoming Classes in Calendar View

Financial Wellness Webinar: Disasters Financial Preparation & Recovery

LIVE Webinar with Q & A Session

This webinar is an introductory overview of best practices to financially prepare for disasters and begin planning an initial course of action to recover financially from disasters. Your will discuss:
– Why preparing for disasters is part of good financial management and health.
– Steps and best practices to prepare financially for disasters.
– How to develop an initial plan to recover financially from disasters.

Disasters: Financial Preparation and Recovery
Wednesday, September 8, 6:30 – 8:00p CST
Note: This session includes opportunity for Q & A with financial representatives.

Register for Disasters Financial Prep & Recovery

ARP Community Show and Tell

LIVE Peer Share and Discussion

Share about your arts-related projects and goals, and learn what other ARP members are working on!

During this live peer share and discussion, participants will have the opportunity to talk about their art, share their current arts projects ad goals, and (if desired) pose questions to receive feedback from a supportive and encouraging community of creatives. (Sharing is not required if you would prefer to participate as an observer and supportive community member.)

Community Show and Tell
Thursday, September 16, 7:00 – 8:30p CST
Artists in all disciplines are welcome to attend. Our objective is to continue fostering a supportive community of artists and creatives who are experiencing similar professional challenges in our current economic climate.

Register for Community Show and Tell

Funding Beyond Grants

Online Workshop for Visual & Performing Artists

As artists we tend to prioritize grants, but there are other avenues for pursuing revenue and soliciting financial support to fund our projects.

In this workshop, we’ll look at some case study examples of artists creatively securing funds for their projects and explore how you might look beyond grants to fund your own projects.

Funding Beyond Grants
Thursday, September 23, 7:00 to 8:30p CST
Designed specifically with ARP members in mind, this webinar will be useful for artists, performers, and creatives in any artistic discipline.

Register for Funding Beyond Grants Workshop

Preparing for Grant Deadlines

Online Workshop for Visual & Performing Artists

Finding the right grants and preparing a strong grant proposal takes time. This workshop will help you plan ahead and figure out how to best pace yourself to meet upcoming grant deadlines.

In this workshop, attendees will:
– learn methods for finding grant opportunities to fund your project(s),
– walk through a “grant proposal to-do list” that outlines all the pieces of text you will need to research, write, and edit to apply for grants,
– leave with a grant proposal template to input text and create a master document that can be adapted to various grant applications.

Preparing for Grant Deadlines
Thursday, September 30, 7:00 to 8:30p CST
For those of you who’ve taken grant writing classes in the past, this is a great refresher workshop. There will also be opportunity to ask questions about your specific project/ proposals.

Register for Preparing for Grant Deadlines Workshop

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 free and available to practicing artists who are committed to pursuing a career in the arts and who may be facing professional challenges as a result of ever-changing economic and societal circumstances. 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. 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 and/ or experiences 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 experiences and discussions 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 materials. We encourage you to attend the classes and enjoy the live interactive experiences along with an encouraging and supportive community of your fellow creative colleagues.

Upcoming Workshops & Webinars

Funding Beyond Grants

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

In this workshop, we'll look at examples of artists creatively securing funds for their projects and explore how you might look beyond grants to fund your own projects.

Preparing for Grant Deadlines

September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Finding the right grants and preparing a strong grant proposal takes time. This workshop will help you plan ahead and figure out how to best pace yourself to meet upcoming grant deadlines.