Workshops

Please check back regularly to keep up to date with our workshops. If you signup for our OppArt Newsletter, you will receive updates about upcoming workshops as well as information about other resources that may also be of use. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Upcoming GCAC Workshops

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Monday, July 18, 4:00-5:30pm

NFTs for Artists

 Join Lisa Steward, Global Head of Marketing for ZHEN., an art tech company, for a conversation that breaks down this new art form, clarifies misconceptions, and provides you with resources to learn more. Lisa will explain new terminology, provide artists with a list of tools they need to get started, and give an overview of the current NFT marketplace climate.

Sign up here

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Wednesday, August 3, 4:00-6:30pm

Are you a Linden resident? Got an idea for impacting your neighborhood with an arts event or project?

Join us to learn more about our newest fellowship, with award amounts of $5,000 and $10,000! Before attending, check out the Neighborhood Arts Connection Fellowship guidelines.

Sign up here

This workshop will be held at the Northern Lights Library branch located at 4093 Cleveland Ave, Columbus, OH 43224

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Recorded GCAC Workshops

Visit our YouTube page to access recordings of past workshops. In addition to workshops for our various grants programs, there are sessions on topics such as Taxes for Artists, Crisis Communications and Minimizing Organizational Risk.
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Project Support Grant Guidelines

This workshop is recommended for anyone considering applying for a Project Support grant in 2022. Whether you’re a seasoned grantee or looking for funding for your first project, this workshop is worth the viewing. We’ll go through category and funding changes, timelines, and the online application process.

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General Support Guidelines

This webinar is an introduction to our newest grant, General Support! In order to be considered for funding, you must pre-qualify to apply. This webinar will take you through all the necessary requirements for eligibility and funding.

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Wednesday January 5, 2022 

Need health insurance? The deadline for open enrollment through the Affordable Care Act marketplace is January 15, 2022. Sandra Moody of Dehan Insurance will provide an overview of the various plans and tips on navigating HealthCare.gov. Be sure to bring your questions!

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Tuesday January 11, 2022 5:00 p.m.

Individuals Grant Guidelines

Band/Ensemble Grant Guidelines

Learn everything you need to know to apply for an Individual, or Band/Ensemble artist grant. We’ll go over eligibility, timeline, and the application process. You’ll be ready to apply immediately following the workshop! 

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Monday January 24, 2022 5:30 p.m.

Hosted by Jessica Johnson, President & CEO of Accounting Solutions of Ohio. Jessica will inform artists on how taxes work for artists specifically and answer questions in regards to filing and what to look out for.

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Thursday February 10, 2022 7:00 p.m.

Film Columbus and Cleveland-based Gravitas Ventures look at Columbus-based filmmaker Jon Sherman’s latest project, They/Them/Us, and uses it as a case study for how distribution works in the current environment.  Bill Guentzler from Gravitas Ventures will be joining as the expert in distribution. Bill is currently the Senior Director of Acquisitions of Gravitas.

Distribution can be implemented in what seems like a million different ways. Jon will talk about how he did it and why he decided to go with Gravitas for the distribution of his feature film.

                                                                       * This is a non-GCAC lead event*

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Friday March 4, 2022 6:00 p.m.

Near East Side Guidelines

Learn everything you need to know to apply for the Neighborhood Arts Connection Fellowship. We’ll go over eligibility, timeline, and the application process. You’ll be ready to apply immediately following the workshop! 

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Thursday March 10, 2022 4:30 p.m.

Local attorney and musician Scott Brown will speak about the legal and intellectual property needs of artists and musicians. Topics include business formation and structuring, basic contractual issues, and how to protect what you create (trademarks, copyrights, etc.). Please bring your questions.

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Tuesday April 19, 2022 3:30 p.m.

OSA Technology Partners is bringing cybersecurity to the forefront of everyone’s minds. While many people have a base understanding of protecting their digital assets, OSA aims to further that knowledge and provide a deeper understanding of the risks our digital world contains in the modern day. Topics include Cybersecurity basics, Tips to protect yourself, and Products available to assist you.

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Outside Workshops

There are no opportunities available at this time. Check back soon!