This day-long fair features over 20 free workshops and all the top resources, services, and spaces for Chicago’s art community. Whether you work in dance, music, theater, fashion, design, visual art, writing/spoken word, film/new media or all of the above, there will be information you can use and people you should know. Artists are small businesses, and the expo is a place you can find out what you need for your business to thrive.
WHEN: April 12, 2008 10 am – 4 pm â€¢
WHERE: Chicago Cultural Center 77 E. Randolph Street 312-744-6630
COST: Admission is Free :: Bring a Friend!
Special Workshop topics include:
::: Grantmakers’ Forum
::: Tour:Smart with Martin Atkins
::: Ten Steps to Get Your Sh*t Together with Karen Atkinson of GYST
::: Moving from Studio to Public Art with Lynn Basa
::: Art Marketing for Inviduals and Groups
::: Get into the Dance Loop
::: Disability and the Arts
::: Art Opportunities in Chicago Public Schools
::: How to get your Film Made… and Shown
::: Your Elevator Speech, and other strategies for Media Coverage
::: What is a Business Plan?
::: Financing a Creative Business
::: Affordable Housing Opportunities
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