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Arts & Business Academy with Springboard for the Arts

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Name: Arts & Business Academy with Springboard for the Arts
Date: November 19, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM CST
Event Description:

An Arts & Business Academy workshop will be held in conjunction with the 4th Annual Arts & Business Luncheon on the evening of Nov. 19 at Smokestack at 62 E. 7th St. in Dubuque from 6:30 – 8 p.m. The Arts & Business Academy aims to provide professional development and business skills training for artists, creative entrepreneurs, and arts and culture non-profits.

This year’s workshop will be led by Carl Atiya Swanson, of Springboard for the Arts. Using Springboard's Work of Art toolkit as a guide, he will present project ideation and program development strategies that will aid creatives and non-profits in developing grant proposals, business plans, and securing funding.

The cost for the Academy is $5 per person and includes and includes light hors d’oeuvres. A cash bar will be available. Space for is limited. Please RSVP by Friday, Nov. 15. Need-based fee waivers are available for those on a fixed or limited income; please contact City of Dubuque Arts and Cultural Affairs Coordinator Jenni Petersen-Brant at 563-690-6059 or jbrant@cityofdubuque.org to request. Event check-in and cocktail hour starts at 6 PM with Workshop to kick off at 6:30 PM.

The Arts and Business Academy along with other Arts Mean Business activities are a program of the City of Dubuque’s Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs with planning support from citizen volunteers and sponsorship from Travel Dubuque and the Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce. More information, visit www.cityofdubuque.org/artsandculture. For more on Carl Atiya Swanson and Springboard for the Arts, visit https://www.carlatiyaswanson.com and https://springboardforthearts.org.
Location:
The Smokestack
62 E. 7th St.
Dubuque, IA
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, November 19 6:30-8 PM with check-in and cocktail hour starting at 6 PM
Contact Information:
Jenni Petersen-Brant Arts & Cultural Affairs Coordinator City of Dubuque jbrant@cityofdubuque.org 563-690-6059
Fees/Admission:
$5
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