Hey Artist(s) – it’s time to brush up on your Elevator Speech w/FREE workshops


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The Burien Arts Commission will be holding the following FREE programs for Burien Artists and Artists invested in Burien.

Visual artists, performing artists, writers, media artists, film artists, etc – all are invited!

Presented by Artist Trust & Moshier Community Art Center.


NETWORKING & ELEVATOR SPEECHES FOR ARTISTS

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 7–8:30PM

The elevator speech is often used in the business world. It’s based on the idea that you only have the time it takes to get from the top to bottom floor of a building to introduce yourself and your work. In this workshop, you’ll develop your elevator speech, practice telling your story, and learn effective networking techniques to build on the connections you make in the arts community. By the end of the workshop, you’ll be more comfortable talking about yourself and your work and be prepared for your next networking opportunity.

INTERESTED DISCIPLINES
All Disciplines, Artists with Disabilities, Arts-Related, Craft, Dance, Design, Emerging Fields & Cross-Disciplinary, Film/Media Arts, Folk/ Traditional Arts, Literary Arts, Multidisciplinary Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Photography, Public Art, Theater, Visual Arts, Non-Profit Orgs.


HOW TO APPLY FOR ARTIST GRANTS

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 7–8:30PM

This seminar provides an overview of applying for artist grants. You’ll learn about funding opportunities available for you and your projects, how the grant making process works, and tips to make your next application stand out.

TAKEAWAYS

  • Understanding the components of a solid grant application – How the application and selection process works from start to finish
  • Funding opportunities available for your work – Resources for additional support
  • Reference guides with sample applications
  • This workshop is open to artists of all disciplines, at all career stages, looking to learn more about applying for grants.

To register for these free programs please e-mail [email protected].

Both workshops will be held at the Moshier Community Art Center, located at 430 S. 156th Street:


ARTIST MEET & GREET

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 6–9 PM

WHERE: Parallel Public Works (New Location), 15223 Ambaum Blvd SW

Our first Meet and Greet last winter was a big success and you have asked for more! Please attend to meet fellow local artist and let us know what you are looking for in the Burien community. Snacks and beverages provided. A great opportunity to see the new Highline Historical Museum!

To register e-mail [email protected].

The MEET & GREET will be held at Parallel Public Works (New Location). located at 15223 Ambaum Blvd SW:

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