As it is now, the music industry operates much the same with payouts as it did before the advent of streaming services. Companies such as Spotify pay the same percentage of revenue to the copyright owner as an iTunes download – 73%. Rethink Music, an initiative of Berklee’s Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship, elucidated the current
Patricia Walsh from Americans for the Arts and Jim Grace from the Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston discuss Americans for the Arts and the Public Art network, an organization dedicated to the advancement of public art in America. Featured image: Convergence by Ralph Helmick
Christina Lanzl from the Urban Culture Institute and Jim Grace from the Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston discuss the process by which a public art piece and artist are chosen, including the challenges (and opportunities) such an artist would face.
Like contracts, insurance issues are a standard element of public art projects. Led by Chris Hawthorne of Cleary Insurance Inc., this webinar focuses on the myriad liability issues that arise and the kinds of coverage available.
This artist-presented webinar will review some of the practical challenges faced by public artists in the execution of their work, specifically working with a fabricator. Paolo Salvagione and Neal Ambrose Smith, moderated by Jim Grace
This session covers the creation of public art project budgets for small, mid-sized, and large projects. The speakers cover line items, artist fees, accounting for unexpected expenses, budget management during the project, and other key issues artists need to keep in mind when embarking on a public art project, citing real examples. Artists Douglas Kornfeld
This webinar provides an overview of public art in the U.S. It shows diverse works of public art in an effort to help broaden the perspectives and definitions of what it can be. It introduces public art as a distinct field of professional activity, reviewing its origins and process elements.
This webinar covers strategies for combatting the four major financial challenges artists and creative entrepreneurs face every day: managing the professional treadmill; budgeting; combatting cash shortages; and finding creative fulfillment through professional goals. Presented by Elaine Grogan Luttrull, author of Arts & Numbers: A Financial Guide for Artists, Writers, Performers, and Other Members of the
In this webinar, we take a look at different kinds of companies and structuring options, including pros and cons of each, set up and maintenance, and basic tax consequences. CPA Richard Streitfeld will help you understand the different business entities available to you.
The Boston arts community is bustling with new productions, exhibits, and performances every day, and artists are always looking for a place to create and present their work. But if you’re an artist looking for a place to establish yourself, a theatre company in the market for a new home, or a musician hoping to