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Economic impacts of the Pandemic on the Arts – news sources

The news is dire, especially for the arts. Here are some links discussing the state of the arts economy:

Glasstire has posted a review of the Houston situation:

Texas Arts Economy Takes Billion-Dollar Plunge

by Hannah Dean August 25, 2020

Dallas Arts COVID Impact News Release:


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VAGF Online Meeting: Artist Statements, July 20

Online Monthly Meeting via ZOOM
Monday, July 20
from 7 pm – 8:15 pm
Meeting location:

Register here
Topic: The Art of Writing an Artist Statement
Speaker: Michael Heinlen:

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VAGF Free Webinar April 2: art & artists in the time of COVID-19

This webinar will be an opportunity for artists and those who love the arts to have a discussion about what’s happening in our community. The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the way the art, artists, and the entire world works. Especially hard hit are creatives and other freelancers who are seeing outlets for their work, and …

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News from The Cedars Union – virtual programs on artists and the law


Hello from The Cedars Union! 

Our March news will sound familiar, as we found ourselves with a list of cancelled programs. We hope to reschedule these most of the events in later months. While we bemoan the loss of our three-party event in the Boedeker, TRIPTYCH, we are grateful for the relationships …

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A COVID-19 Update from Samuel Lynne Galleries

3/17/2020 – Samuel Lynne Galleries – Dallas currently remains open during our regular business hours.

Monday-Friday: 10am – 5pm
Saturday: 11am – 5pm

It is important for us as individuals and as a community to be vigilant with our distancing, hygiene, the monitoring of symptoms and health status. With this, we are exercising care and due …

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Top 5 Trends To Be Implemented In An Up-to-date Art Gallery

Submitted by Michael Gorman, guest writer.

Art galleries have been around for centuries, but they rarely ever changed their setups and the overall appearance. But the world has made substantial progress in the last couple of decades and a modern art gallery ( http://artgroupsdfw.com/exhibits-events/the-art-of-design-exhibit-at-art-gallery-pure/ ) has to respond to the changes.

After all, the …

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Branding for Artists and Makers

In this class we will create a brand that is true to you and work on creating cohesive marketing materials. We will define your your audience, discover your brand voice, and learn how to create a consistent look. Then we will look at different ways to implement your brand into marketing materials such as business …

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How to Sell for Artists and Makers

In this class we will discuss the different avenues for selling your art & handmade goods. We will cover galleries, festivals, wholesale, online markets, and more. We will discuss what the best methods are to approach these different options and brainstorm what would be the best fit for your creative business.

$65 per person

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GAP meeting Feb. 13: Square: Beyond the Swipe (and other purchasing apps)

The Grapevine Art Project (GAP) is a well-established community of more than 70 artists from Grapevine, Texas and surrounding areas, who love to create, enjoy, and learn about art. The Grapevine Art Project is open to artists who work in any media. Our monthly meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:00 P.M. …

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Create an online store & website for free using Square

In this class you will learn how to create an online store using Square (the credit card reader you probably already have!). You will set up an account, learn how to take payments, create inventory, events, and more. Square is one of the best and least expensive way to accept online and in person payments. …

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The Art of Taxes: Free Seminar for Artists Feb. 13

Artists! Learn the important stuff when it comes to your federal tax return.

Feb. 13, 2020 6:30 pm
About this FREE Event:

Hosted by the South Dallas Cultural Center

Structured with artists in mind, this seminar is designed to walk you through your tax return, addressing common artist concerns and important IRS regulations pertaining …

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VAGF: Art Law & Art Business Feb. 18

VAGF Monthly Meeting
Monday February 18, 7-9 PM

3rd MONDAY of each month

Frisco Fine Arts Gallery, 7227 Main Street Suite 400 Frisco, TX 75034

What Professional Artists know that Hobbyist Artists Don’t know

Ms. Goodson walks us through important Art-related legal and business issues encountered by professional artists.
The presentation will cover …

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Art House Dallas: A look back at 2018

Dear Friends,

As 2018 draws to a close, it truly is exciting to look back at a year filled with inspiring conversations, engaging partnerships, and a community of artists who have felt encouraged. In total, we hosted 75 programs and events with over 1,600 attendees and celebrated 8 beautiful years here in Dallas.

So …

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Legal Issues for Artists – November Seminars & Exhibit from Maddrey PLLC

October seemed to just fly by, but we are going to be finishing the year strong with an exceptionally jam-packed November. On the 14th, we are having our Fall art exhibition and open to the public event up at our offices. FREE! This will be an exceptional night, and we hope you can make …

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