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 the Fall 2012 series include the ever popular Grant and Exhibition Proposals workshops in addition to No-Nonsense Marketing for Visual Artists, Taxes for Artists, Preserving Your Artwork and more.

This Fall, VANS is also presenting artists with an opportunity to learn more about Estate Planning for Visual Artists,with Information Sessions provided by the Artists Legal Information Society (ALIS) in Wolfville and Lunenburg. In addition, ALIS is offering Legal Information Clinics in Halifax to artists seeking more information related to a specific issue with their practice. ALIS is offering all information sessions by donation to their organization.

Peer to Peer Discussion forums are being offered in an effort to uncover the successes and challenges of artist practices related to Artist Residencies as well as Public Interventions and Illegal Art. These forums allow artists to consider each other’s strategies and to build on collective experience. The discussions are free and open to the public.

VANS continues to offer discounted workshop bundle rates when they register for 2 or more workshops of the same price. The workshop bundle rates ensure that professional development is affordable and accessible to visual artists.

Visit the VANS website for full details on the Fall 2012 workshop series, including workshop bundles, registration forms, and how to become a VANS member to access discounts and other special programming serving visual artists.

The Fall 2012 Workshop Series discusses an interrelationship of topics across commercial and public sectors in an effort to keep members and visual artists informed of best professional practices in the visual arts. In offering these workshops, VANS supports visual arts in Nova Scotia by keeping artists apprised of methods and opportunities to develop artistically and professionally.

Visual Arts Nova Scotia works for the advancement of the visual arts and visual artists in Nova Scotia.

For further information on the VANS Workshop Series or other programs, please contact:

Becky Welter-Nolan
Programming Coordinator
Visual Arts Nova Scotia
1113 Marginal Road, Halifax, NS B3H 4P7
902.423.4694    1.866.225.8267   f: 902.422.0881



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