Events for Artists

We offer a variety of artist focused workshops and events that will help you grow your artistic practice or arts-based business.

Workshops are facilitated by subject specialists trained to help you navigate the business challenges in your career.

Recurring

Jump Start Your Art + Financing Options (Online Workshop)

Online / Remote , Canada

This workshop is the starting point for artists who are doing what they love but not quite making a living yet. We’ll outline the services and resources available to you at YES and from other arts organizations in the community, and touch upon key things to consider in building a career or business in the arts.

Contracts 101 For Artists

Online / Remote , Canada

This workshop will help you to determine the key elements of a standard contract, to understand its drafting, and to become more familiar with the basics of its interpretation so you can better protect yourself, your art and your labour.

Women Empowerment Series: Creating and Maintaining a Proactive Mindset

Online / Remote , Canada

In today's ever-evolving workplace, having a proactive mindset is essential, regardless of your role. It's about anticipating important events, strategically adapting to change, valuing knowledge sharing across diverse teams, and ultimately propelling your career and personal growth to new heights. Learn practical tips on how to harness this invaluable skill, turning challenges into opportunities and setbacks into stepping stones.

NEW! Lights, Camera, Action: How to Grow Your Career as an Emerging Filmmaker

Online / Remote , Canada

Embark on a career-boosting journey in our condensed filmmaker workshop! Explore the funding landscape, from public to industry grants, and gain insights on kickstarting your career and growing your resume. Learn to plan your filmmaking path strategically. Whether you're a novice or a pro, this workshop is your compact guide to navigating the industry and unlocking your potential! 

Recurring

Jump Start Your Art + Financing Options (Hybrid Workshop)

YES Employment + Entrepreneurship 666 Sherbrooke Street West 7th Floor, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

This workshop is the starting point for artists who are doing what they love but not quite making a living yet. We’ll outline the services and resources available to you at YES and from other arts organizations in the community, and touch upon key things to consider in building a career or business in the arts. Topics include: getting to know your industry, marketing/promotion, developing relationships with stakeholders, understanding the funding landscape and essential grant-writing tips.

NEW! Approach and Reframe the Challenges of Diversifying Your Income as an Artist

Online / Remote , Canada

In this interactive session, we’ll provide you with valuable insights and practical advice to help you find work in addition to your artistic pursuits that align with your skills and interests. Whether you’re a visual artist, performer, writer, or any other type of creative,we hope that you can join us and learn how to reframe your thought process, challenge your entrepreneurial journey, and learn new ways to supplement your freelance income!

Recurring

Jump Start Your Art + Financing Options (Online Workshop)

Online / Remote , Canada

This workshop is the starting point for artists who are doing what they love but not quite making a living yet. We’ll outline the services and resources available to you at YES and from other arts organizations in the community, and touch upon key things to consider in building a career or business in the arts.

Recurring

Jump Start Your Art + Financing Options (Hybrid Workshop)

YES Employment + Entrepreneurship 666 Sherbrooke Street West 7th Floor, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

This workshop is the starting point for artists who are doing what they love but not quite making a living yet. We’ll outline the services and resources available to you at YES and from other arts organizations in the community, and touch upon key things to consider in building a career or business in the arts. Topics include: getting to know your industry, marketing/promotion, developing relationships with stakeholders, understanding the funding landscape and essential grant-writing tips.

Recurring

Jump Start Your Art + Financing Options (Online Workshop)

Online / Remote , Canada

This workshop is the starting point for artists who are doing what they love but not quite making a living yet. We’ll outline the services and resources available to you at YES and from other arts organizations in the community, and touch upon key things to consider in building a career or business in the arts.

Recurring

Jump Start Your Art + Financing Options (Hybrid Workshop)

YES Employment + Entrepreneurship 666 Sherbrooke Street West 7th Floor, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

This workshop is the starting point for artists who are doing what they love but not quite making a living yet. We’ll outline the services and resources available to you at YES and from other arts organizations in the community, and touch upon key things to consider in building a career or business in the arts. Topics include: getting to know your industry, marketing/promotion, developing relationships with stakeholders, understanding the funding landscape and essential grant-writing tips.