Kentucky Arts Council presents business workshops for artists at Kentucky Crafted: The Market
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky Crafted: The Market, the annual award-winning arts marketplace returns to Kentucky Exposition Center, South Wing B, Louisville, Ky., and is open to the public March 19 – 20.
The Kentucky Arts Council will present Successful Business Practices, a day of workshops for professional and emerging artists from 9 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Sat. March 19, 2011, in conjunction with The Market.
The following topics will be presented:
- Hiring the Internet to be your artist representative
- Protecting your artwork
- Finding your audience
- Pricing in today’s economy
- Digital downloads: Making music products for the MP3 era
The registration fee of $10 includes any or all of the workshops and free admission to Kentucky Crafted: The Market. For a complete schedule, descriptions of the workshops and to register, visit http://1.usa.gov/KCTM11buswkshp.
Kentucky Crafted: The Market offers buyers from galleries, shops and online retail venues across the nation the opportunity to select products from more than 200 exhibitors of fine art and craft, books, CDs, DVDs and specialty foods. The Market is open exclusively to the trade with proper identification on March 17 and 18.
On March 19 and 20, the marketplace opens to the public. In addition to shopping for fine art and craft, visitors can enjoy musical performances, sample regional food products, meet Kentucky authors and explore Kentucky traditions through special exhibits.
Kentucky Crafted: The Market is produced by the Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency that creates opportunities for Kentuckians to value, participate in and benefit from the arts. Kentucky Arts Council funding is provided by the Kentucky General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts.
KENTUCKY CRAFTED: THE MARKET
Kentucky Exposition Center, South Wing B
937 Phillips Lane
Maps and Directions
|Open to the Trade:
|Thursday, March 17, 2011
||1 p.m. – 7 p.m. EDT|
|Friday, March 18, 2011
||9 a.m. – 6 p.m. EDT|
|Buyers must show two forms of business identification.|
|Open to the Public:
|Saturday, March 19, 2011
||9 a.m. – 6 p.m. EDT|
|Sunday, March 20, 2011
||10 a.m. – 5 p.m. EDT|
|Admission: $8 Adults, Children 15 and under free.|
|Parking at Kentucky Exposition Center is $8.|
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