Announcing a NEW One Day Marketing Intensive Workshop

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The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan and Okanagan Regional Library are happy to announce a brand new hands-on marketing workshop on October 25th from 10 – 4. Facilitated by Rhythm Club, this workshop is tailored to non-profits, arts groups, individual artists, and small businesses that have an established social media presence, but perhaps could use […]

2018 Fall and Winter Professional Development Workshops

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The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan is back with a full program of Professional Development Workshops for the Fall and Winter, sponsored by the City of Kelowna. These dynamic workshops, led by local professionals, will cover multi-faceted tools of the trade including grants for the arts, contract basics, record keeping, branding, accounting and images […]

Images for Print

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Reproducing artwork is an income stream that works well for many. Hosted by ARTSCO on Saturday, December 1 from 1-3 PM, join Harvey Bremner, Photographer at Pinstripe Productions, for this how-to workshop. Learn how to create high-quality images for print in multiple forms including cards, posters, large reproductions and image licensing. Cost is $25 for […]

Branding: A How-to Workshop

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Lots of arts professionals struggle with creating a strong brand for themselves and this limits their ability to be recognized in the marketplace. Hosted by ARTSCO on Saturday, November 24th from 1-3 PM, join Carrie Mayhew, Creative Director at Twirling Umbrellas, for this how-to branding workshop. In this workshop, you will learn how to create an authentic […]

Accounting Basics

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Money isn’t everyone’s forte, but it’s still important to have a good base of financial knowledge. Hosted by ARTSCO, join Hannah Griffin and Candace Surette from Crowe Mackay, on Thursday, November 29th from 6 – 8 PM, join us for this how-to workshop. In this overview workshop to accounting, you will learn the basics of […]

Record Keeping: Inventory and Archiving

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Artists, musicians and all-around creative folks: how do you keep track of all of your artistic outputs? Hosted by ARTSCO on Saturday, November 3rd from 2-4 PM, join freelance librarian and data and information specialist Sarah Stang for this how-to workshop. In this workshop, you will learn how to keep consistent records across your creative […]

Contract Basics

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Navigating legal jargon in contracts can be a challenge. Hosted by ARTSCO on Saturday, October 20th from 1-3 PM, join lawyer David Kemp for this how-to workshop. In this workshop, you will learn how to approach contracts, including when and where to use them. Cost is $25 for ARTSCO members (Non-members $35). Space is limited […]

Grants for the Arts 101

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What funding opportunities are available for those in the arts, how do you find them and what goes into applying for grants? Hosted by ARTSCO on Saturday, October 6th from 1-3 PM, join Lorna McParland, Artistic and Administrative Director at the Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art for this how-to workshop. In this workshop, you will […]

New Fall and Winter Professional Development Workshops

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The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan is back with a full program of Professional Development Workshops for the Fall and Winter, sponsored by the City of Kelowna. These dynamic workshops lead by local professionals will cover multi-faceted tools of the trade including sales conversations, copyright, accounting, documentation, art markets and contracts. The 2-3 hour intensive […]

Social Media for Artists

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Start using social media effectively to build your brand as an artist and connect with your current and potential markets. Hosted by ARTSCO in partnership with Creative Okanagan on Thursday, November 30th from 6 – 8 pm, join Lindsay Stillborn of thesocialconnection.ca, for this how-to workshop. Learn which key social media channels you should be engaging […]