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 2022 Classes

Descriptions of upcoming courses with registration links are updated frequently and posted below.
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Upcoming Classes in Calendar View

Your Credit Reports and Scores

Introduction to Personal Finance Webinar

This webinar provides a basic introduction on how to understand, access, and improve your credit reports and scores.

You will discuss:
How credit scores are calculated
How to access, review, and dispute errors in credit reports
– How to repair, improve, and maintain credit
– Where to get help with credit reports and scores

Your Credit Reports and Scores
Wednesday, May 11, 6:30 – 8:00p CST
This session will be useful for individuals looking to learn more about credit reports and scores. Attendees will have the opportunity for discussion and Q & A with financial representatives.

Register for Your Credit Resports and Scores

ARP Community Show and Tell

Monthly Peer Share and Discussion

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

Participants will have the opportunity to talk about their art, share their current arts projects and 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, May 12, 7:00 – 9:00p CST
Artists and creatives 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.

Register for Community Show and Tell

Before Starting a Newsletter

Online Workshop for Artists and Creatives

Is starting an email newsletter right for you? Begin exploring the challenges and benefits of starting a newsletter to determine whether it is right for you and your audience. We will go over the initial requirements for setting up a newsletter and be introduced to different newsletter platforms, particularly free ones.

You will:
Determine whether an email newsletter is best for you and your audience.
Learn what you need to get a newsletter started.
– Be introduced to some of the different platforms and options you might consider when choosing an email marketing provider.

Before Starting a Newsletter
Wednesday, May 18, 7:00 – 8:30p CST
Designed specifically with ARP members in mind, this workshop will be useful for artists, performers, and creatives in any artistic discipline who would like some guidance on determining whether starting an email newsletter is right for them.

Register for Before Starting a Newsletter

Planning a Newsletter Campaign

Online Workshop for Artists and Creatives

Start planning your monthly newsletter campaign—from developing ideas for content, to scheduling releases, to thinking in a more long-term, sustainable way. You’ll determine the goals and strategies of your campaign and receive a step-by-step guide and checklist to get you started. We will look at examples, and you’ll receive resources to guide the development of your newsletter campaign.

In this workshop, you will:
Begin outlining the larger goals and objectives that will determine the shape and structure of your monthly email newsletter campaign.

Planning a Newsletter Campaign
Wednesday, May 25, 7:00 – 8:30p CST
Designed specifically with ARP members in mind, this workshop will be useful for artists, performers, and creatives in any discipline who would like some guidance and tips on planning an effective newsletter campaign.

Register for Planning a Newsletter Campaign

Writing Engaging Newsletter Content

Online Workshop for Artists and Creatives

Learn how to create engaging and consistent written content for your email newsletter. We will tackle options for recurring and new content including: topic ideas, tips for successful subject lines, and legally required content for email campaigns. You’ll also receive guidance on questions of tone, design, and frequency.

You will:
Learn norms for newsletter content and design
– Become familiar with laws surrounding email marketing and how they impact your campaign
– Receive sample outlines to guide your drafts
– Study examples of newsletters from a variety of artistic disciplines

Writing Engaging Newsletter Content
Wednesday, June 1, 7:00 – 8:30p CST
Designed specifically with ARP members in mind, this workshop will be useful for artists, performers, and creatives in any artistic discipline.

Register for Writing Engaging Newsletter Content

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

Determine whether starting an email newsletter is right for you and your audience.

Planning a Newsletter Campaign

May 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Start planning your newsletter campaign from developing ideas for content to scheduling releases, and thinking in a more long-term, sustainable way.

Writing Engaging Newsletter Content

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn how to create engaging and consistent written content for your email newsletter.