Category Archives: Workshops

VANS has developed a regular workshop series focusing on professional development and art career practices based on member requests and recognizing a void in this particular training available to artists outside of the academic institutions. These workshops discuss interrelationships of topics across commercial and public sectors and in relation to the self-employed artist’s creative practice. By offering workshops such as this, VANS keeps its members informed and aware of their opportunities and helps its members to develop artistically and professionally.

Space left in Halifax Workshops

There are still a couple of slots available for upcoming workshops in Halifax! Documenting your Work with Steve Farmer on November 16th has room for 2 more and Taxes for Artists with Nora Macnee on November 19th can take three … Continue reading

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Fall Workshops in Lunenburg, Sydney and Halifax

VANS Professional Development Workshop Series takes place in Sydney, Lunenburg and Halifax this year. Unfortunately, we had to cancel our workshop in Wolfville due to low registration but we really want to run all the rest of these workshops (especially … Continue reading

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Sign up for Fall 2016 Workshops!

This season’s professional development workshops feature topics such as Taxes, Marketing, Grant Proposals, Art Festival Proposals, Documenting Your Work and Writing for artists. Running October to November in Halifax, Wolfville, Lunenburg and Sydney, the series features the expertise of instructors … Continue reading

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Take the Fall Workshop Survey!

Visual Arts Nova Scotia offers professional development workshops to artists across the province based on feedback from members and artists. These workshops focus on professional development in support of the artist’s creative practice across commercial and public sectors. Let us … Continue reading

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Take our Spring 2016 Workshop Series Survey!

Visual Arts Nova Scotia offers professional development workshops to artists across the province based on feedback from members and artists. These workshops focus on professional development in support of the artist’s creative practice across commercial and public sectors. Let us … Continue reading

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Sign up for Fall 2015 Workshops

This season’s professional development workshops feature topics such as Taxes, Marketing, Grant Proposals, Writing and Networking for artists. Running October to November in Halifax, Annapolis Royal, Lunenburg and Tatamagouche, the series features the expertise of instructors Katie Belcher, Carol Bruneau, Stacey Cornelius, Nora Macnee, and Sarah Maloney. Continue reading

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Sign up for Spring 2015 Workshops

This season’s professional development workshops for artists feature topics such as Making Time to Make Art, Exhibition Installation and Shipping, How to Properly Document Your Work, Pricing Your Work, and developing Portfolios for Commercial Galleries. Running April to May in Halifax, Annapolis Royal, and Truro, the series features the expertise of instructors Stacey Cornelius, David Dahms, Sarah Maloney, and Christopher Webb. Sign up online today. Continue reading

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Our Fall 2014 series offers workshops focused on Writing About Your Own Work, Curating, Writing Critically, Pricing Your Work, Financial Management and Taxes for Artists. Running October to November in Halifax and Annapolis Royal, the series features the expertise of instructors Carla Taunton, Stacey Cornelius, Carol Bruneau, Nora MacNee and Susan Haley. Continue reading

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Take the Fall 2014 Workshop Survey

The survey takes less than a minute to complete and helps us to build programming based on the needs expressed by artists and art organizations provincially. Deadline to complete the survey extended to August 18, 2014. Continue reading

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Fall 2012 Workshop Series

Registration now open for the Visual Arts Nova Scotia Fall 2012 Workshop Series Visual Arts Nova Scotia is excited to launch its Fall 2012 Workshop Series, running October to November with registration commencing on Tuesday, September 18th, 2012. Workshops in … Continue reading

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Spring 2011 workshop series

Visual Arts Nova Scotia is excited to launch its Spring 2011 Workshop Series. The workshop series runs between April and May and serves the professional development of visual artists across Nova Scotia.  VANS’ workshop series discusses inter-relationships of topics across commercial … Continue reading

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