05.31.2003

3 Workshops at LMCC

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Date/Time: 31/05/2003 12:00 am


Professional Development Workshops
As part of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s (www.lmcc.net) arts services and advocacy mission the Professional Development Workshop Series provide individual artists, small arts groups and community-based organizations with professional tools and a forum for exchanging information, resources and opportunities.
How to Sell Your Artwork
Saturday, May 31
2-4 pm
General Admission: $15
LMCC Members: $7
Panelists:
Ben Goldman, Artist
Elena Paul, Executive Director, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts — www.vlany.org Carmela Rea, Art Consultant, Carmela Rea Fine Arts
Eleanor Williams, Curator, Mixed Greens, Inc. — www.mixedgreens.com Moderator:
Erin Donnelly, Associate Director of Visual & Media Arts, LMCC
This workshop provides visual artists without gallery representation with guidelines for pricing and selling artwork, undertaking commissions, using sales agreements, and
other issues.
Building the Framework for Creative Expression
Saturday, June 14
2-4 pm
General Admission: $15
LMCC Members: $7
Panelists:
Laurie Cumbo, Founder & Executive Director, Museum of Contemporary African Diasporian Arts — www.mocada.org •Kathy Leichter, Filmmaker, Mint Leaf Productions — www.mintleafproductions.com; Lawrence White, Artists; sidewalk sales
Michael Woloz, Senior Account Manager, Connelly & McLaughlin
Moderator:
Narisara Vanichanan, Community Arts Manager, LMCC
How can artists advocate and lobby in their community? How can artists and small nonprofits work to produce tangible results? This workshop will explore formal and informal advocacy practices, with special emphasis on working with elected officials, and identifying the proper channels for lobbying. Basics of the policy-making process and the roles of individuals and organizations as effective participants will be discussed.
Financial Literacy for Small Arts Organizations
Saturday, June 28
2-4 pm
General Admission: $15
LMCC Members: $7
Panelist:
• Michael Flanigan, Vice President, JP Morgan Chase
LMCC will partner with JP Morgan Chase to present a workshop on financial literacy for small arts organizations. Arts managers and administrators will be able to identify financial management strategies that address issues of concern to start-up nonprofits, such as budgeting as an organizational planning tool, finding an accountant, and payroll systems.
* Please Note That Speakers Are Subject To Change
This series is made possible with support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the New York Community Trust, and in part, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency.
Registration
To register for workshops:
By phone: 212-219-9401 x303
By Mail:
Download the registration form at http://www.lmcc.net/ServicesandResources/Prof_Dev_Series/Upcoming_Workshops/PDS_register_form.html and mail with payment to:
LMCC
One Wall Street Court, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10005
Attention: Professional Development Series
Space is limited, so please register early. Please note that registration is confirmed upon receipt of payment. Walk-ins will be accommodated if space permits. Resource packet is included in the price of admission.
Location & Directions
All workshops will be held at:
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
One Wall Street Court
2nd Floor
Subway and Bus Directions:
2/3/4/5 to Wall Street
J/M/Z to Broad Street
M6 to Broadway and Wall Street
Walk eastbound on Wall Street to Pearl Street. Turn right onto Pearl Street. The building will be directly in front of you. The entrance is on Pearl Street in the middle of the block.

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