October 2, 2014 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 am
Coconino Center for the Arts
Elizabeth Vogler
(928) 779-2300 x109

artbox mary tolan2Learn about the upcoming session of the ArtBox Institute in this one-hour information session. Arts Council staff will give a presentation about the curriculum, schedule, tuition, scholarship/grant opportunities and more about the 2015 ArtBox Institute. There will be time for questions.

The ArtBox Institute (ABI) is a business training and professional development program for creatives, arts administrators and artists of any medium, any age, at any stage of a career. ABI is designed to provide tools and resources to navigate the business challenges of the contemporary marketplace. The curriculum is calibrated to provide a professional foundation built on acquiring practical skills for the marketplace, increasing confidence and actively participating in a community.

ABI is designed to be hands-on, interactive learning, where participants practice what they are learning in the classroom. This includes public speaking, website development, event production, artist/mission statements, and group projects.

Curriculum focuses on several primary areas, including:

  • Branding and Marketing
  • Writing Skills (Grants, Artist Statements, Mission/Vision Statements)
  • Social Media / E-Commerce
  • Photography / Videography Essentials
  • Verbal Communication
  • Event Planning
  • Financial Literacy
  • Legal/Insurance Issues in the Arts
  • Strategic and Business Planning
  • Fund Raising
  • Working with Media, Government and Other Agencies
  • Portfolio Review
  • Much, much more

Learn more about ABI here