The Alachua County Arts Council is pleased to host the first annual Artists Conference on Friday, January 21, 2022, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Jack Durrance Auditorium, on the second floor of the Alachua County Administration Building (12 S.E. 1st Street, Gainesville). The conference is for local Alachua County artists. Attendees can join either virtually or in person. This year’s conference is free to all attendees. Those interested in arts funding from the County should participate in this conference.
Those attending the conference will learn how to apply for Alachua County’s Mini-Grant and Destination Enhancement Grants Programs. Participants also learn about the Call to Artists process, social media promotion, and will have networking opportunities.
Planned sessions include:
Poetry reading by Alachua County Poet Laureate, E. Stanley Richardson
State legislative update
Demystifying the Destination Enhancement Grants process
Grant writing tips and tricks for the Alachua County’s Mini-Grant Program
Understanding the County’s Call to Artists process
How social media can work for you!
More sessions will be added
The Alachua County Arts Council’s mission is to “improve the quality of life of Alachua county residents by increasing exposure to the arts, expanding opportunities for creative expression by local artists, and increasing community resources for the arts.”