Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
For artists based in Kansas City, Charlotte Street Foundation is bringing local and regional organizations to their Midtown campus for the upcoming Artists Resource Fair, happening Saturday, October 9, 2021 from 10AM-6PM. This event will connect artists to resources available to the Kansas City community that will answer a wide variety of needs, from professional development to finance management to personal wellness.
The fair will have three primary program components, including info-tables from 45+ community resources, a schedule of panel conversations, free 30-45 minute consultations with field experts, and a wealth of printed material available from organizations not attending the fair. This opportunity is free and open to the public. Prior to the event, visitors may pre-register for free, private consultations with KC Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts (KCVLAA) for legal services, and Dean Vivian for tax preparation for artists and gig-workers. All consultation slots and services will be first come first serve, and will be held virtually over Zoom.
Virtual Consultations with the Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts – 45 minutes slots (Pre-registration required)
Virtual Consultations with Dean Vivian, Tax Prep with Arts/Gig-work Expertise – 30 minute slots (Pre-registration required)
PANELS + DISCUSSIONS
10:00 AM – Kansas City Initiative for Arts and Medicine (IAMKC): Exploring the Needs of the Arts Community
12:00 PM – Savings and Budgeting Tips Presentation by Creative Plannin
1:00 PM – How to Market Your Art with E2e
2:00 PM – Fundraising Planning and Execution for Artists with E2e
2:00 PM – Tax Tips Virtual Presentation by Dean Vivian
3:00 PM – Regional Residency Opportunities Panel & Q&A
5:00 PM – Artists Advocacy & Civic Engagement Panel
KC Tenants, Artspeak Radio + KKFI, Kansas City Public Library, Arts Asylum, Pendleton Arts Block, Blackbox on Troost, Kansas City Society for Contemporary Photography, African American Artist Collective, KC Public Theatre, Latino Arts Foundation, InterUrban Arthouse, Belger Arts Center, Englewood Art Center, KC Parks and Rec, Zahner, Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission, Lawrence Art Center, The Luminary, Bemis Center For Contemporary Art, Tallgrass Artist Residency, Center for AfroFuturist Studies, Northeast ArtsKC, KC Center for Inclusion, Region Magazine, Zine Con, The Whole Person, E2e, KC Source Link, American Jazz Museum, The Black Repertory Theater of Kansas City, Agnes Art Space, La Resistencia Press, Stray Cat Film Center, Center for Neighborhoods – KC, Black Rainbow, Smalter Art Gallery, Mazuma Credit Union, League of Women Voters, Nightjar, Spencer Museum of Art, AltCap, Community Capital Fund, Scraps KC, The Ekru Project
Masks are required indoors, and a proof of vaccination is required upon entry. Vaccination proof may include a vaccination card, a photo of your vaccination card, or a digital vaccine record from a third-party app. For more information about our COVID-19 Protocol, please visit charlottestreet.org/plan-your-visit.