Never stop learning! ArtsWestchester is committed to helping your organizations grow by presenting an ongoing series of professional development workshops, geared toward cultural organizations, on a variety of topics that are relevant to you.

Below is a list of upcoming programs.  Please check back as new programs are added throughout the year.

2019 Workshops

Thursday, November 14
5pm – 7:30pm
ArtsWestchester
31 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY
RSVP: Contact: Lauren Brady
914-428-4220 ext. 316

NEW YORK FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS:
Individual Artist Fellowships and Fiscal Sponsorship

NYFA provides unrestricted grants of $7,000 to New York-based artists through NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships. First launched in 1985, the program has provided over $30 million to artists in 15 disciplines at critical stages in their creative development. The funds can be used in any manner the artists deem necessary to further their careers.

NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships are administered with leadership support from New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

This session will be preceeded by a docent-led tour of Dataism in the ArtsWestchester gallery at 5pm

When: Thursday, November 14, 2019

Time:
5pm-Docent Led Tour
6pm-7:30pm NYFA information session

Location:
ArtsWestchester | 31 Mamaroneck Avenue | 3rd Floor | White Plains, NY 10601

Space is limited | RSVP is required | Contact: Lauren Brady | 914-428-4220 ext. 316

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
5:30pm – 6:30pm
ArtsWestchester
31 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY
RSVP: Contact: Lauren Brady
914-428-4220 ext. 316

INSURANCE 101 FOR ARTISTS

Learn the fundamentals you need to know, including

  • Do I even need insurance?  Won’t my homeowners or renters policy cover me?
  • What if I’m incorporated – does that make a difference?
  • I’m going to be in a show – will the gallery cover my work while it’s hanging?
  • If my work is destroyed, how will the insurer value it?

When: Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Time:
5:30PM – 6:30PM

Location:
ArtsWestchester | 31 Mamaroneck Avenue | 3rd Floor | White Plains, NY 10601

Space is limited | RSVP is required | Contact: Lauren Brady | 914-428-4220 ext. 316

Thursday, December 12, 2019
5:30pm – 6:30pm
ArtsWestchester
31 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY
RSVP: Contact: Lauren Brady
914-428-4220 ext. 316

Arts Business Law: Navigate the Legal Landscape, Condensed and Conversational

Contracts, Copyright, Trademark, Wills & Estates, Negligence & Risk Management, Doing Business Online, Dealing with Lawyers, and more….

Guest Speaker: Larry Berglas

Larry Berglas is an attorney based in White Plains, NY whose solo private law practice includes a focus on the area of arts business law. Larry counsels clients in matters of copyright, trademark, contracts, wills, trusts, estates and probates, general business, litigation, nonprofit corporation, negligence, and real estate, among other areas.

When: Thursday, December 12, 2019

Time:
5:30PM – 6:30PM

Location:
ArtsWestchester | 31 Mamaroneck Avenue | 3rd Floor | White Plains, NY 10601

Space is limited | RSVP is required | Contact: Lauren Brady | 914-428-4220 ext. 316

If you are interested in developing a seminar or workshop for our Cultural Organization members,
please contact Susan Abbott with ideas or specific questions at [email protected]