As an artist, you want your work to be seen. That doesn’t mean you want it to be stolen. Having a registered copyright provides many benefits. If you think you might be ready to protect your work, check out this presentation by Sheri Mason, Esq. and Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts to learn more.
Companies and brands are uniquely positioned to support the visual arts in mutually beneficial ways. In this webinar, Natalie Lemle of art_works presents the general landscape of corporate engagement with the arts, what companies and brands are looking for, who the gatekeeper are, how to approach them, and more.
You’ve been feeling it for a while, that “itch,” that sense that there’s another level for you in your career—but maybe you’re unsure of how to get there. In this session, creative career coach Mia Scharphie covers the 5 common places creatives—and especially creative women—get stuck, and what you can do about it.
Not sure which legal structure best suits your business? Have you always wanted to understand the difference between a Sole-Proprietorship, LLC, and an S-Corp? Here’s a quick look at the differences between the most common forms of business entities, presented by Luke Blackadar of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts of Massachusetts.
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One element that distinguishes the field of public art from other artistic endeavors is the amount and complexity of the agreements involved in a robust public art practice. This webinar uses a hypothetical public art commission to discuss and explore the various legal questions that a public artist might encounter over a career.
Jim Grace from the Arts & Business Council and Cedric Douglas discuss public art projects with community interaction and using the environment as inspiration.
Legacy planning for artists entails more than just drawing up a will. Watch this webinar with estate planning attorneys to learn more about the unique issues of an artist’s estate and to begin to think about your legacy planning on a deeper level.
Patricia Walsh from Americans for the Arts and Jim Grace from the Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston discuss Americans for the Arts and the Public Art network, an organization dedicated to the advancement of public art in America. Featured image: Convergence by Ralph Helmick
Christina Lanzl from the Urban Culture Institute and Jim Grace from the Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston discuss the process by which a public art piece and artist are chosen, including the challenges (and opportunities) such an artist would face.