FREE funding workshops at Community Arts Advocacy Day - Mar 30, 2019
Join us for a FREE day of grassroots advocacy and educational workshops at Community Arts Advocacy Day 2019.
Register now for Community Arts Advocacy Day 2019!
Our recent survey of area arts and cultural organizations revealed that funding is the number one issue the creative community is facing, so we've added two brand new funding workshops to this year's program. Register now!
Action & IMPACT: Community Arts Advocacy Day 2019 is a multi-town event bringing arts & cultural organizations together with legislators for advocacy and education.
The "How To's" of Arts Advocacy, with MA Representative Jeff Roy
Fundraising Strategies for Small Shops
Getting to the HeART of Public Art
Funding through Sponsorships & Grants
Shoestring Marketing for Arts Organizations
Thinking Out of the Box for Opportunity
Agenda: 8:00 - 9:00 Registration, Breakfast & Networking 8:30 - 9:00 Meet and mingle with legislators 9:00 - 9:15 Welcome Address by Senate President Karen E. Spilka 9:15 - 10:00 Legislative panel: The Value of Arts, Creativity & Culture in the Commonwealth with Senate President Spilka, Senator Rausch, Rep. Roy & Rep. Murray 10:00 - 10:15 Community Stories: Impact of the Arts, Arts Funding and Cultural Initiatives 10:25 - 11:25 Educational Workshop Session 1 11:35 - 12:15 Creative Break to Advocate … grassroots advocacy activities 12:15 - 1:15 Lunch 1:25 - 2:25 Educational Workshop Session 2 2:25 - 2:30 Wrap Up
Save the Date for Taste of ArtWeek on April 27...our big kick-off for ArtWeek (April 26 - May 5). Taste of ArtWeek will be a huge festival on the Frankin Town Common with food trucks, a beer & wine garden, free live dance and musical performances, a craft fair, and a fine art exhibition! April 27 from 4-8 PM with a rain date of April 28. Hope to see you there!