Workshop and Events


Attend A Conversation With Author Sarah Thornton

“Are Artists Entrepreneurs?”
Tuesday, June 20TH
6:30 pm at ArtServe
Free Admission

Broward Cultural Division and ArtServe, Inc. invite artists, arts-based business owners and creative entrepreneurs to a conversation with Sarah Thornton, the writer and sociologist of culture who has been called “the Jane Goodall of the art world” by The Washington Post. Thornton is the author of the critically-acclaimed books 33 Artists in 3 Acts, and Seven Days in the Art World, which offer unprecedented insight into the inner workings of the art world and access to its most significant living artists. The free event will take place on Tuesday, June 20th at 6:30 PM at ArtServe located at 1350 East Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale and will be followed by a book signing. The theme of Thornton’s talk is “Are Artists Entrepreneurs?” She will be joined in conversation by Bonnie Clearwater, director and chief curator, NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale.

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Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute: 

Changing the Way that Artists do Business

Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute (AEI) offers critical skills for all artists to advance business practices and strengthen sales. The annual course offers 20 classes during four consecutive Saturdays of lectures, panels and interactive workshops led by premier faculty. Develop your marketing and business acumen with guidance from local arts professionals.
$100; includes light refreshments and free parking. Space is limited. Participants receive AEI course book, an indispensable resource for artists including exercises and readings to prepare for each session.    


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