Business Council for the Arts and City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs join DADA, Creative Arts Center and The MAC for The Business of Art: Public Art 101
Saturday, Sept. 13, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m
Dallas Art Dealers Association (DADA), Creative Arts Center (CAC), The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC), and now the Business Council for the Arts (BCA) and the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA), are pleased to announce their collaboration called The Business of Art. The workshop series, which began in April 2014, offers professional development topics for artists pursuing careers in the fine arts business.
The fall workshop The Business of Art: Public Art 101 takes place Saturday, Sept. 13, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at The MAC, 3120 McKinney Ave. Presentations offer guidance through all phases of the public art process, from finding a call for artists and selection panels, to contracts, insurance and conservation. Participants will receive in-depth information and public art resource materials from the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs.
Tickets are available for $25 in advance, $35 at the door. The cost includes lunch and seminar resource materials for each attendee. Proceeds will benefit the Edith Baker Art Scholarship. Tickets are available in advance at eventbrite.com or by calling 214.914-1099. The Bowdon Family Foundation, City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs and Texas Commission on the Arts have provided financial support for this event.
|10:30-10:40||Introduction: Maria Muñoz-Blanco, Director, Office of Cultural Affairs|
|10:40-10:50||What is Public Art? Introduction to Public Art|
|10:50-11:00||The Submission Process: Where to find calls for artists,RFQ/Pre-Qualified List for Emerging and Experienced Artists|
|11:00-11:10||Proposal Development: Questions before applying|
|11:10-11:20||The Selection Process: Role of Selection Panel; Public Art Committee;Cultural Affairs Commission|
|11:20-11:40||The Contracting Process: Contracts, insurance for artists, maintenance and conservation requirements|
|11:40-11:50||Public Art in Dallas: Overview|
|1:00-2:30||Additional public art opportunities and questions|