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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April 2021 Classes

Descriptions of upcoming courses with registration links are updated frequently and posted below.
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Preparing for Arts Grant Applications

MULTI-PART WORKSHOP SERIES FOR VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTISTS

In this multi-part series, you will be guided through the pre-production tasks and steps necessary for applying to grants for your next project, such as compiling a compelling project description and determining a timeline and budget. Through informative presentations, creative writing exercises, guidance, and constructive feedback, you will begin drafting the statements necessary to submit an arts grant application (whether it be in the visual or performing arts realms).

I. Your Grant Application “To-Do” List
Tuesday, April 6, 7:00 – 8:30p CST
A general overview and “to-do” list addressing common formats and tasks necessary for submitting arts grant applications.

II. Writing about Your Proposed Project
Tuesday, April 13, 7:00 – 8:30p CST and
Thursday, April 15, 7:00 – 8:30p CST

A 2-part hands-on workshop to help you begin drafting the project statement for your grant application. (Note: Workshop will be delivered across two days.)

III. Building a Timeline & Budget for Your Proposed Project
Tuesday, April 20, 7:00 – 8:30p CST and
Thursday, April 22, 7:00 – 8:30p CST

A 2-part hands-on workshop to help you begin outlining a definitive timeline and budget for your proposed project. (Note: Workshop will be delivered across two days.)

Register for Arts Grant Applications Series

Smartphone Editing Workshops

INTERACTIVE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS

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 to promote yourself and your work as an artist.

Smartphone Editing & Design: Creating a Promotional Flyer with CANVA
Thursday, April 8, 6:30 – 8:00p CST
A live hands-on workshop on using the CANVA mobile app to create a flyer to promote your work, project, or event.

Smartphone Video Editing: Introduction to FilmoraGo
Tuesday, April 13, 6:30 – 8:00p CST
Introduction to the FilmoraGo app and the basics of using this app to create and edit videos on your Smartphone.

Smartphone Video Editing: Using Templates on FilmoraGo
Thursday, April 15, 6:30 – 8:00p CST

A hands-on workshop and in-class activity using templates on FilmoraGo to create and edit videos on your Smartphone.

Smartphone Video Editing: Using VN Editor to Create a Video with Voiceover
Part 1: Tuesday, April 20, 6:30 – 8:30p CST
Part 2: Thursday, April 22, 6:30 – 8:30p CST

An 2-part workshop with live in-class activity using the VN Video Editor app to create a video with voiceover that can be used to promote your project.

Smartphone Editing & Design: Creating an IG Story with CANVA
Tuesday, April 27, 6:30 – 8:00p CST
A live hands-on workshop on using the CANVA mobile app to create images and videos that can be posted to your Instagram Stories.

Smartphone Video Editing: Editing to the Beat Using VN Editor
Thursday, April 29, 6:30 – 8:00p CST
A live hands-on workshop on using the VN Video Editor app to create compelling videos with background music.

Financial Wellness Webinar: Your Credit Reports & Scores

LIVE Webinar with Q & A Session

This webinar will provide useful information and tools to help you better understand, access, and improve your credit reports and scores. During the session, you will learn how credit scores are calculated, how to review and dispute errors in your credit report, how to repair, improve, and maintain credit, and where to get help with your credit reports and scores.

Your Credit Reports & Scores
Wednesday, April 14, 6:30 – 8:00p CST
Note: This session includes opportunity for Q & A with financial representatives.

Register for Credit Reports & Scores Financial Webinar

The Art of the CV

LIVE Webinar with Q & A Session

Learn how to construct and maintain a running professional CV with proper formatting, content, and organization for the purposes of applying to various positions, grants, exhibitions, and roles as a visual or performing artist.

The Art of the CV
Wednesday, April 7, 6:30 – 8:00p CST
Designed specifically with ARP members in mind, this webinar will be useful for artists, performers, and creatives in any artistic discipline.

Register for the Art of the CV Webinar

Evening Discussion on Virtual Performance

LIVE Discussion & Problem-Solving Session #4

Grab your coffee mugs and/ or wine glasses for a night of reflection and creative problem-solving! We’ll discuss examples of theater, spoken word, and music succeeding and surviving virtually as we brainstorm solutions to overcome perceived limitations of transitioning live performing arts to the internet.

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
Thursday, April 8, 7:00 – 8:30p CST
These monthly sessions are open to any artists 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.

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The Role of Your Art in Society

LIVE Q & A and Open Discussion Session

Explore your questions and concerns about the role of your art in society (from community impact to promotion) in this open Q & A and discussion.

Your Art in Society Open Discussion
Thursday, April 1, 7:00 – 8:30p CST
This session will be an opportunity to address questions and open discussion about the material and concepts discussed in some of our previous workshops series (Intro to Artivism series, Scripting Your Promotional Video series, and the Developing Your Social Media Campaign series).
Register for Your Art in Society Open Discussion Session

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

A live hands-on workshop and in-class activity using templates on FilmoraGo to create and edit videos on your Smartphone.

Part 2 of the Preparing for Arts Grant Applications series A 2-part hands-on workshop to help you begin drafting the project statement for your grant application. (Note: Workshop will be delivered across two dates.)

A 2-part workshop with live in-class activity using the VN Video Editor app to create a video with voiceover that can be used to promote your work, project, or event.

Part 3 of the Preparing for Arts Grant Applications series A 2-part hands-on workshop to help you begin outlining a definitive timeline and budget for your proposed project. (Note: Workshop will be delivered across two dates.)