Artist Professional Development


Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 6:30pm

Art Talks 

Hacking Success An Artists Way presents an opportunity to engage with four remarkable speakers. 

The success of an artist, or any professional, does not occur in isolation. We offer you the opportunity to learn how to ‘hack’ success by diving into the background of the business of art, including such areas as legal care and bookkeeping.

Art Masters 2019

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Art Master 8 Artists, 1 Venue, 1 Theme, 1 Hour and 1 Mystery Box

About this Event:
Now in its third instalment Art Masters, presented by the Vancouver Visual Art Foundation (the same folks that bring you Art Vancouver) is an art competition in which professional artists can show their creative skills in a new and exciting environment.

Art Masters returns to The Portside Pub at 7PM on Thursday October 17th.

Symposium on Family Learning, Inclusion and the Value of Play in Museums

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 1:00pm to Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 4:00pm


On December 4–5, 2019, the Canadian Children’s Museum is holding a Symposium on Family Learning, Inclusion and the Value of Play in Museums at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec.

Photographing Your Art Workshop

Event Date and Time: 
Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

This is a practical-demonstration workshop for best practices in documenting artwork. We will review essential concepts: how the camera works and possible ways to photograph two- and three-dimensional artwork, either with a professional camera or with a smartphone. Light, space setting, equipment, and post-production will be considered, along with tips and tricks to make documenting your work an easy process. 

Mapping the journey of your arts audience

Event Date and Time: 
Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 1:30pm

The Rozsa Foundation provides professional development for arts managers at all stages. As such, we have added the following online course to our offerings for the first-time, giving arts administrators across Canada an online offering in professional development through partnership with the University of Calgary - Haskayne Executive Education.

Five Ways for Making It as an Artist

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:15pm

Join Dick Averns, Engagement Coordinator for CARFAC Alberta, for a presentation and discussion on improving how you're disseminating your art and engage audiences. Their are five approaches that will be discussed: Knowing your audience; How to articulate your art; Community-based practices ; Exhibiting and Selling; and Being Professional. The event is free and you must RSVP by September 23.

Animating Your Park – Funding Workshop & Community Social

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Join Toronto Arts Council, Toronto Arts Foundation & Park People / Amis des parcs for a FREE funding workshop and community social! This gathering will help you find funding opportunities available for local arts programming in your community. Connect with local artists, community organizers while learning how to plan and host arts events in your neighbourhood parks and public spaces. Anyone interested in learning about arts programming in parks and public spaces is welcome (all ages, artists and non-artists, community organizations, agencies, service providers, etc.) !

Session #3: Public Art Workshop

Event Date and Time: 
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Are you an artist looking to gain experience in public art? The Public Art Workshop is a FREE workshop will introduce attendees to the public art process and the challenges involved in winning a commission. The workshop is presented by the City of Ottawa Public Art Program in partnership with the Ottawa Art Gallery, and is lead by Artist Adrian Göllner.