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Learn the Business of the Arts

Eight resources you can utilize to build your arts business model right here in the Napa Valley!

Learn the Business of the Arts

We care about your arts business and want you to succeed as much as you do. To help your business grow, here are eight resources you can utilize to build your arts business model right here in the Napa Valley! 

Dreamed of going to Berklee College of Music but don’t have the cash to make it happen?

Berkelee’s CEO has just launched a new online school for indie and startup musicians called New Artist Model – for those of us looking to learn the business while keeping their day job. There are even 5 free courses available for signing up to their newsletter. Check it out online: http://newartistmodel.com/

Webinar: Building Arts Marketing Skills for Independent Artists

March 19, 2014

3:00 PM EDT, 2:00 PM CDT, 1:00 PM MDT, 12:00 PM PDT

(60 minutes) REGISTER NOW!

Are you an individual artist looking to learn how to position your work in the marketplace? Are you at a local arts agency or arts organization working to support independent artists? We have an exciting Art Marketing webinar that will share strategies and tactics for increased market presence and revenue for artists.

Artists Who Thrive & Making Art, Making Money

Top ten lessons learned from former artist students about their business and selling art.

Art Biz Coach, Alyson B Standfield: Gain Confidence, Credibility and Connections

Learn how to succeed in art as business. Alyson provides fruitful tips on art business, just starting out, expanding your success, and building your confidence, credibility, and connections.


The Art Career Project is an authoritative website on art careers, schools, and artistic professional growth.

Crusade for Art

Crusade for Art’s mission is to build artists’ capacity to create demand for their work.

Workshop: Focus on Legal Issues for Photographers

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 6:30 PM

California Lawyers for the Arts presents their Fourth Annual photography workshop with Bay Area attorney and photographer Amitai Schwartz. This workshop will address legal issues concerning the use and sale of photographic images, including ownership, reproduction, copyright, manipulation, model and property releases and more.

Modern Pioneers: A Quarterly Speaker Series

Napa Valley: A Look into a Unique Culinary Destination

Hosted by Freemark Abbey and NorthBay biz, our third event will address Napa Valley’s growing reputation as a culinary destination. Hear from Ken Frank, owner and check at La Toque, as he talks about food industry trends and challenges, plus learn what it takes to achieve long-term success in the fast-paced world of restaurants. Afterwards, enjoy wine and cheese as you network with other Bay Area leaders.

March 10, 2014. Doors open at 4:30 pm. Program begins at 5:00 pm. 

Space is limited to 100 people. To secure your spot, please RSVP to www.eventbrite.com/e/modern-pioneers-the-napa-culinary-world-tickets-10531180043