​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Professional Development Workshops

​Looking for help applying to grants? What about posting on social media or engaging with communities? Deepen your practice, learn new skills, and advance your arts and culture career with one of our upcoming workshops!​

Upcoming Workshops​​​

 Artists Workshops

In partnership with Artlink, artists are invited to attend the continuation of a series of workshops designed to support an artist’s career. After a successful “Photograph Your Art” workshop last fall we are pleased to continue the series with the following areas of focus during Art Detour 35.

"Submit Your Work” – March 14, 2023 RSVP HERE
The workshop provides insights and tips on submitting your work to open calls as well as commercial businesses. The conversation will include Carrie Brown, Deputy Director of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture; Chad Campbell, co-owner of For The People/dialog; and Catrina Kahler, President & CEO of Artlink Inc.

“Prepare Your Work” – March 21, 2023 RSVP HERE
This workshop provides insights and tips on preparing your work for exhibition. The conversation will include Laura Spalding Best, Senior Director of Exhibits for Desert Botanical Garden, and Robert Gentile, Curatorial Programs Manager for Artlink Inc.

“Promote Your Work” – March 28, 2023 RSVP HERE
This workshop provides insights and tips on promoting your work. The conversation will include Kris Mocny, Owner of Clyint; Leslie Criger Articipant Liaison for Artlink Inc.

All workshops will be held online via Zoom from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Take the next step in your artist career by learning best practices from experienced professionals in their respective fields. Artists of all levels of experience are welcome. The workshops are free to attend. 

 Grant Orientation Workshops

​Organizations and artists considering applying for a Community Arts Grant are strongly encouraged to attend one of the pre-application workshops offered by the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture staff. Workshops are available in English and Spanish. At each workshop, staff will review applicant eligibility and guidelines, application forms, and panel review process. 

Se recomienda a las organizaciones y solicitantes que consideren solicitar una subvención que asistan a uno de los talleres ofrecidos por el personal de la Oficina de Arte y Cultura de Phoenix antes de completa​​r la solicitud. Los talleres están disponibles en inglés y español. ​En cada taller, repasaremos eligibilidad e instrucciones, la solicitud, y el proceso de revisión del panel para los programas.​​

Learn More for Dates, Times, and How to Register
​You can watch recordings​ of past workshops, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, or sign up for our mailing list​. ​

Artists to Work Applicant Orientation (WebEx webinar)
Tuesday, August 30 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Register Here

Artists to Work Applicant Orientation (WebEx webinar)
Tuesday, September 6 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Register Here

*Staff will stay through 2:30 p.m. at each orientation to answer any remaining questions. ​
** Webinar recordings will be available the day afer the orientation 



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