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The Business of Art

Learn to build out your creative business.

A series of art and creative business workshops run in relation with the Guelph Arts Council to educate artistic individuals about various aspect of their business.

Program Info

Who is this Program For?

  • Business owners
  • Art business
  • Music business owners
  • Creative Entrepreneurs

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Program Start Date

October 29, 2020

Registration Deadline

Registration closes 2 days before start of the program.

Session Info

1 session(s).

October 29, November 5, November 12,


Contracts and Commissions: The Business of Art
  • Oct. 29, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Building on commission based creative industries
  • Understanding you value and your rights
  • How contracts can help you create a better business
Business at the Table: Art Business in Digital and Physical Spaces
  • Nov. 5, 2020, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Round Table discussion with creative experts
  • Open discussion on creative industries
  • The business of creative spaces
Career Rebuilding: Making Money in your Creative Business
  • Nov.12, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • An overview of online business options
  • Information about the business of practicing art
  • The music and art industry experts
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In these workshop the Business Centre Guelph-Wellington and the Guelph Arts Council will be joined by industry experts in the art and digital spaces to teach creative businesses:
  • Dos and dont's of written contracts
  • Knowing your value
  • Understanding the benefits and downfalls of online vs digital
  • Making creative endeavors into a fully formed business
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