The Massachusetts Artists Coalition has organized two free events for artists of all disciplines:
Live-Art-Speak at the Boston Public Library, Saturday, November, 6, 2010 (1-4:30pm) includes a tour of the Kirstein Business Library geared for artists as well as information sessions on Cultural Districts, Fair Trade, Artists Spaces, and networking opportunities. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 4th Annual Artists Under the Dome Event at the Massachusetts State House, Nurses Hall, Thursday, November 18, 2010 (10:00am-3:30pm) is an opportunity for artists to meet with their elected officials and to hear legislators discuss issues around the arts in Massachusetts. There will also be networking opportunities, information sharing for artists in communities and for teaching artists. You are strongly encouraged to RSVP for this event.
Women Playwrights – Northampton Academy of Music Theatre will present a special evening dedicated to women playwrights on Thursday, October 21, 2010 (7pm). The evening will begin with short presentations by Martha Richards, the Executive Director of WomenArts and one of the “founding mothers” of the Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts; Magdalena Gomez, an award-winning Latina playwright; and Dr. Terry Jenoure, a performer, educator, writer and the director of the Augusta Savage Gallery at University of Massachusetts Amherst. Their presentations will be followed by a staged reading of Mixed Relief, a one-act play especially commissioned by WomenArts to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and the Federal Theater Project. This event is supported in part by the Northampton Arts Council and The Women’s Times, Inc. Admission is free with a $5 suggested donation. No reservations are needed.
Media Artists – Making Media Now 2010 Conference on Saturday, November 6, 2010 at Boston University School of Management, 595 Commonwealth Ave, Boston. This all day conference provides information on Social Media, Typography & Film, Managing your Production in a Digital World, and Distribution Models.
Artists – TransCultural Exchange’s Conference on International Opportunities in the Arts: Are you looking to tap into the International Art Market? Would you like to find ways to show overseas? Are you a writer interested in finding out what it takes to publish your first book? Are you a musician or composer who is looking for an amazing residency overseas? Have you always wanted to live overseas for a year and do research for a creative project but just didn’t know how to fund your trip? Meet key international curators, critics, editors, published writers and program directors at this conference. Boston Omni Parker House Hotel, April 7-10, 2011. Scholarships applications are due November 15, 2010.