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The Business of Art

Annual Workshop Series
Free for Arts Council Members/$15 for General Public
Pre-Registration Required: 607-723-4620 or awarfield@broomearts.org

Unless otherwise indicated, programs to be held at: 95 Court Street, Level 1M, Binghamton, NY 13901

Business of Art Workshop Series
The opportunity for artists of all disciplines to learn essential business success strategies in a supportive environment. The instructors and facilitators have many years of successful experience in various business ventures throughout the arts community. Participants will learn many of their tried and true best practices. If you are already in business, thinking of launching a career as a professional artist (visual, performing, literary, and digital) or would like to attend and network with other members of the arts community – you’re welcome to join!

B.C.A.C. is pleased to introduce Business of Art Workshop: Student Series begininng in 2019. Scroll down to view what we have planned for our student members.

Non-member Payment

Business of Art Workshop Schedule: Adult Series

Promoting Art & Artists Through Radio
SAT., FEB. 16th 12pm to 2pm, at the Bundy Museum of History & Art
WBDY-LP’s (99.5FM) station manager and program director leads participants through the basics of radio production and promotion. Participants will be exposed to audio recording and editing equipment and explore their potential use for different types of artists. Additionally, there will be a tutorial on radio promo writing. Artists will have the opportunity to record their promos or be interviewed for later broadcast on WBDY-LP and workshop radio programming ideas with WBDY-LP.

Writing Your Artist Statement
April 2019 | DATE TO BE DETERMINED |  5pm to 6:30pm, BCAC Conference Space, 95 Court Street Level 1M
Presenter:
Why an artist statement matters, plus tips and tricks to bring your statement to the next level.

Matting, Framing, & Hanging Art 
TUES., JUNE 4th;  6pm to 8pm, at the Bundy Museum of History and Art
Presenter: Eric Eckman, Art Gallery Director at the Bundy Museum of History and Art
Bundy Museum gallery director Eric Eckman will host a workshop where participants will learn the basics of matting and framing, and actively assist in hanging an art show in preparation for the opening of the annual Art of Broome exhibit on June’s First Friday. Participants are encouraged to bring a frameable image and frame. Black matte will be provided. If other mat colors are desired, please contact the host to make arrangements.

Tax Rules for New Arts Startups
Oct. 2019 | DATE TO BE DETERMINED |  5pm to 6:30pm, BCAC Conference Space, 95 Court Street Level 1M
Presenter:
Learn need-to-know tax rules for arts startups from a Certified Public Accountant.

Business of Art Workshop Schedule: Student Series

Muraling Workshop
June 2019 | DATE TO BE DETERMINED |  BCAC Conference Space, 95 Court Street Level 1M
Presenter:
The ins-and-outs of public art. Partake in a one-day chalk mural project.

Photography Workshop
July 2019 | DATE TO BE DETERMINED |  11am to 1pm, Bundy Museum of History and Art
Presenter: Bundy Museum of History and Art
Learn from a local photography professional in this hands-on workshop centered on analog photography processes. We’ll walk you through darkroom functions and creative techniques in photography.

Performance Facilities Tour
July 2019 | DATE TO BE DETERMINED |  11am to 4pm
Presenter: BCAC & Partners
Join us for a backstage tour of performance facilities around Broome County. Hear from presenters on what their space unique, and take a peek at the behind the scenes and see what makes the magic happen!

Portfolio Review & Critique
Aug. 2019 | DATE TO BE DETERMINED |  11am to 1pm
Presenter: Guest Portfolio Reviewer
Bring in your work and receive feedback from local art professionals on your portfolio in time for college applications.

Downtown Gallery Tour
Oct. 2019 | DATE TO BE DETERMINED |  11am to 4pm
Presenter: BCAC & Partners
Not every gallery operates the same way! Join us for a tour of downtown Binghamton art galleries and hear from the various spaces on their respective areas of art expertise.

Skype with the Met
Oct. 2019 | DATE TO BE DETERMINED |  12pm to 1:30pm, BCAC Conference Space, 95 Court Street Level 1M
Presenter: The Metropolitan Opera House
Join us as we talk with The Met about their operations, and take a guided tour of the world-renowned facility all from the comfort of our Binghamton offices.