The two free workshops will be held on October 14 at Grove Hall (165 Chateauguay, Huntingdon).
Build Your Own Artist Website (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
With all of the website builders available today, how do you choose? Wordpress or Wix? Squarespace or Site123? What’s a SEO and how do you optimize it? What are the basic principles of good design? What content is essential?
Find out how to choose the right website builder for you or your company in this FREE workshop. Discover what the real costs are, how to secure your domain name, and how to best integrate your new website with your current social media platforms.
Grant Writing Essentials (2:00 - 5:00PM)
Learn about the types of grants available to artists of all disciplines. Find out what the major funding bodies such as the Canada Council for the Arts, and the CALQ (Conseil des Arts et Lettres du Quebec) are looking for. This practical workshop focuses on how to pitch your passion, using appropriate “grant” language, budgets, workplan and supporting materials.
ABOUT THE WORKSHOP LEADER
June Park is an arts consultant, writer and cultural connector based in Montreal. She has worked in Montreal for several arts organizations including Youtheatre, Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal and RUBBERBANDance Group. She sat on the Executive Board of the Quebec Drama Federation as Treasurer and was Director of Marketing for Opera Ontario/Opera Hamilton, and Development Associate at the Royal Ontario Museum. She continues to work with various groups committed to increasing the visibility and integration of c ulturally diverse artists from all disciplines. June has her M.A. from the University of Toronto, B.A. from U of Calgary, and studied arts management at the University of Waterloo, Cultural Careers Council of Ontario. She is currently finishing a manuscript while working as a freelance grant writer, agent, and arts administrator.
We are proud to inform participants that Savvy Sessions are now free, which is made possible by Canada Council for the Arts. Without their funding, each Savvy Session workshop would cost anywhere from $80.00 - $250.00 per person.
We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.
Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 153 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.