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Art at Work

Art at Work is a series of professional development events and workshops designed for visual artists.  Presented by Public Art Richmond and Richmond Art Gallery in partnership with CARFAC BC, this series is intended to provide artists with the knowledge and skills required for pursuing a professional arts practice in the field of public art, visual art and community arts.

See our latest offerings below.

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Upcoming Events

Art At Work Symposium: Igniting Connections
Saturday, January 27, 2018
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM

DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2018. Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond Public Art and CARFAC BC present a full day of panel discussions, break-out sessions and more for working artists, creative professionals, curators and art specialists to examine the role of community as part of an artist’s professional practice. … Continue reading ... More info

Writing Intensive Series: Exhibition Proposals
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Session 1: OVERVIEW – Wed, February 7, 7:00 -9:00 pm Session 2: PROPOSAL FEEDBACK – Wed, February 28, SOLD OUT Richmond Cultural Centre Boardroom 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond BC  The Richmond Art Gallery’s Curator Nan Capogna leads a writing intensive series on gallery exhibition proposals for visual artists.  Session One presents … Continue reading ... More info

Art At Work: Tax Basics for Artists
Saturday, March 17, 2018
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Performance Hall, Richmond Cultural Centre What do you need to know to keep track of finances and file your taxes as a professional artist? This three-hour workshop with Jessica Somers from Cordova Street Consulting will provide artists with an introduction to tax management. Workshop is free, but registration is required. … Continue reading ... More info

Art At Work: Guidance for Applying to Public Art Opportunities
Saturday, April 21, 2018
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Richmond Art Gallery Program Room This workshop will use mock artist calls as the basis for a hands-on session led by Richmond Public Art Program staff. Through group exercises, participants will be provided with guidance and best practices in preparing applications for Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Requests for Qualifications … Continue reading ... More info