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October 14 – November 18: Professional Development Program for Artists

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating indefinitely

Hawai‘i Contemporary, in collaboration with Hawai‘i Arts Alliance, is excited to launch a Professional Development Program for Artists. Designed for emerging and mid-career artists and cultural practitioners in Hawai‘i, this series of live-streamed online workshops will be led by established professionals in the global arts community. The program offers participants the opportunity to interact with arts industry experts in a casual, yet informative setting. Topics include networking, fundraising and development, art and law, studio management, and digital strategy. Enrollment is FREE. Registration required. All Hawai‘i-based artists are welcome to join this processional series of workshops.

14 Oct • Workshop 1: Professional Networking and Protocol
Understanding how to work with museums and curators.

21 Oct • Workshop 2: Fundraising and Development
Understanding fundraising strategies and mastering “the ask.”

28 Oct • Workshop 3: Art and Law
Protecting your art and ideas.

4 Nov • Workshop 4: Studio Management
Acquiring proficiency in industry best practices.

11 Nov • Workshop 5: Digital Futures
Understanding the digital landscape and the importance of social media.

18 Nov • Small-Group Session
In-depth, interactive mentoring for further professional development.
Participants will be matched with one of five sessions with the program mentors.