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A.B.C Art.Business.Create

A.B.C Art.Business.Create

Creative Crossings: Directors' Lab at Chicago Artists Coalition. Photo: Claire Demos
Creative Crossings: Directors' Lab at Chicago Artists Coalition. Photo: Claire Demos

A.B.C – Art.Business.Create is CAC’s professional development program that equips artists with the essential skills to guide them through a complex, business-savvy marketplace. Professional development is at the core of CAC’s work since all artists need and deserve training on how to earn a living and sustain their profession.

This program consists of in-person workshops, webinars and other online resources that cover such topics as legal rights and protections, new technologies, tax and record keeping, marketing, business planning, proposal writing, networking and much more. The training is relevant to artists of all ages and career levels, multiple disciplines and creative industries, and who are in need of a variety of entrepreneurial skills.

Registration fees for select A.B.C offerings help cover direct program expenses, including speaker honoraria, materials and other production costs. Individuals who are artist members or current residents in a CAC program receive free or discounted registration.

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Art.Business.Create Webinar Recordings

View the recordings of our most recent webinars...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 to Thursday, June 30, 2016

Full webinar recordings are available for unlimited viewing. Recording includes the video, sponsorship kit samples and the slide presentation with additional information designed by the speaker.

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Granted: Crafting a Winning Proposal

Granted: Crafting a Winning Proposal

Meet Chicago's top grantmakers for individual artists
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Come learn how to craft a clear, effective grant application from some Chicago’s most respected individual-grant makers.

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