The Business of Arts Networking Series
Thursday, January 28 – Friday, January 29
sponsored by BOPA
Join the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) for the 2021 launch of The Business of Arts Networking Series. This quarterly virtual program supports emerging artists and creatives in Baltimore City by providing professional development, networking, performance and showcasing opportunities, and, technical support grants (available annually depending on funding). The first round of programming and performances takes places on Thursday, January 28 and Friday, January 29, 2021 and is focused on The Art of Branding and Marketing Yourself Successfully, with sessions hosted by Baltimore artists Shae Li, Jazmin Washington and Abdu Ali, and a performance from Brandon Kanion. Learn more and register for January’s programming at www.promotionandarts.org. The Business of Arts Networking Series is sponsored in part by the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) and Bank of America.
The Business of Arts Networking Series also offers Professional Development Mini Grants, designed to support individual artists/creatives across various disciplines in pursuit of deepening their knowledge and strengthening their professional practice. The Professional Development Mini Grants application is available here and applications are due by Sunday, January 31, 2021. Funding for the BOA Networking Series Mini Grants is made possible by the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC).
Additionally, the Business of Arts Networking Series offers Artist Showcases, performance opportunities for artists/creatives to showcase their talent with a BOPA produced mini-concert. Mini concerts will be shot and performed live, edited and promoted for rebroadcast across all of our social media. Artists will be compensated a small stipend for their participation. The Artist Showcase application is available here and applications are due by Friday, February 12, 2021.
For more information about The Business of Arts Networking Series and to apply for the Professional Development Mini Grant and the Artist Showcase, please visit www.promotionandarts.org.
The Business of Arts Networking Series January 2021:
The Art of Branding and Marketing Yourself Successfully
Mastering THE LOOK and Defining Your Personal Style as an Artist
Thursday, January 28, 2021, 5:30 – 6:30 PM (led by Shae Li)
Building Your Personal Brand Successfully on Social Media
Thursday, January 28, 2021, 6:30 – 7:30 PM (led by Jazmin Washington)
Defining a Space and Agency for Marginalized Artists
Friday, January 29, 2021, 6:30 – 7:30 PM (led by Abdu Ali)
Mini Casual Concert Series:
Friday, January 29, 2021, 8:00-8:30 PM (performance by Brandon Kanion)
Streaming on BOPA’s Facebook and YouTube.