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Monday, October 6, 2008

Resource Market for the Arts

Today, the Atlanta Film Festival will join many other arts organization at the Resource Market for the Arts in downtown Atlanta from 1-4pm, at the Rialto Center for the Arts, 80 Forsyth Street. Please feel free to stop by and learn about all of the arts organizations!

From the web site:
"Representatives of local organizations who fund the arts and/or provide services to arts organizations will be available to answer your questions about their programs and chat one-on-one. Organizations represented include the Fulton County Arts Council, Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund, Southern Arts Federation, Georgia Council for the Arts, and Georgia Council for the Humanities.

Preceding the Market at 12:00 pm, Susan Weiner, Executive Director, Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA), will discuss the Economic Impact of the Arts and demonstrate the economic impact calculator GCA has recently developed.

At 2:00 pm, Carolyn Morris, Executive Director, Alternate ROOTS, will moderate a program about Making the Case for Fiscal Support for Individual Artists.

From noon until 2:00 pm, artists can participate in "Creative Speed Dating for Artists." This peer-to-peer networking session will offer an unique opportunity connecting artists to art professionals in diverse disciplines. Artists will spend small increments of time with seasoned art professionals to gain information and resources to advance their professional career activities. Space is limited; contact Alternate ROOTS at 404-577-1079 to register.

Please note: The Resource Market is a meet-and-greet opportunity, not a formal panel presentation. You may come at anytime and talk to the service providers and funders you wish."

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