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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December 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

Creating Your Electronic Press Kit (EPK)

An Overview and How-To Workshop for Performing Artists

What is an electronic press kit (EPK)? And what makes an outstanding EPK?
This webinar will provide an overview of EPKs and provide a general template for planning an EPK, as well as resources for designing it.

You will:
Learn the importance of having a professional-looking EPK
Learn what content is necessary in your EPK
Gain resources for designing it

Creating Your Electronic Press Kit (EPK)
Thursday, December 2, 7:00 – 8:30p CST
Designed specifically with ARP members in mind, this workshop is open to artists in any discipline but will be especially useful for performing artists and musicians.

Creating Your EPK Workshop December 2021
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Creating Written Content for Your Artist Website

Virtual Workshop on Website Tactics for Visual & Performing Artists

This workshop will guide you in the creation or revision of written content for your website. We will discuss the various types of written content typical for an artist website and guidelines for each. We will explore general outlines, consider various audiences and goals, and see several examples.

You will:
Identify your “Ideal Visitor” and understand how they, along with your mission statement, impact your website content.
Know your visitor’s expectations in terms of the presence and location of various website content types.
Understand the norms for each of these types in terms of length, structure, and style.
– Learn how to create written content that both engages the visitor and leads them to see more.

Creating Written Content for Your Artist Website
Tuesday, December 7, 7:00 – 8:30p CST
Designed specifically with ARP members in mind, this workshop will be useful for artists in any discipline who are looking to create their own website in simple and cost-effective ways.

Creating Written Content for Your Website Workshop December 2021
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Financial Wellness Webinar: Managing Debt

LIVE Webinar with Q & A Session

This webinar is an introductory presentation explaining what debt is and how to manage it.

You will discuss:
What is debt, what is credit, and how do they differ.
Strategies to reduce debt and consequences of not paying debts.
Different kinds of debt, such as student loans, medical, debt, and high cost debt.

Financial Wellness Webinar: Managing Debt
Wednesday, December 8, 6:30 – 8:00p CST
Note: This session includes opportunity for Q & A with financial representatives.

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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, December 9, 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.

Community Show and Tell December 2021
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Creating a Pitch Deck

Online Workshop for Artists and Creatives

What is a pitch deck? And what makes an outstanding pitch deck?
This webinar will provide an overview of pitch decks and provide a general template for planning a pitch deck, as well as resources for designing it.

You will:
Learn the importance of having a professional-looking pitch deck.
Learn what content is necessary in your pitch deck.
Gain resources for designing your pitch deck.

Creating Video Content for Your Artist Website
Thursday, December 16, 7:00 – 8:30p CST
Designed specifically with ARP members in mind, this workshop is open to artists and creatives in any discipline who intend to pitch projects, but will be especially useful for media makers, such as filmmakers.

Creating a Pitch Deck Workshop December 2021
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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

Creating Your EPK (Electronic Press Kit)

December 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This webinar will provide an overview of EPKs and provide a general template for planning an EPK, as well as resources for designing it.

Whether you’re creating your first website or you’re revising a longstanding one, this workshop will guide you in the creation or revision of your written website content.

Financial Wellness Webinar: Managing Debt

December 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

This webinar is an introductory presentation explaining what debt is and how to manage it. You will discuss the difference between debt and credit, different types of debt, and strategies to reduce debt.

Community Show and Tell

December 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Share about your arts-related projects and goals, and learn what other ARP members are working on! Artists in all disciplines are welcome to attend. (And sharing is not required if you would like to participate as an observer and supportive community member.)