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Emerging Artists Opportunities

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Images from past workshops offered by Dunamis

Free Workshops: How To Start Your Art Career


Are you starting your career as an artist in Cambridge? Cambridge Arts and Community Development Department are offering six free workshops to support emerging artists through their professional development. The topics will include financial literacy, artistic identity, grant writing, marketing, advocacy, and wellness.  


Register at this form.


We are offering this opportunity to practitioners in every form of creative expression, however, there is limited availability. We encourage local artists and practitioners from historically disempowered and oppressed communities (women, people of color, veterans, individuals who are disabled, and members of the LGBTQ+ community) to register. Workshops will be offered by Dunamis, a Boston nonprofit focused on providing professional development training for emerging artists of color.


Workshops will be offered virtually. Accommodations for accessibility can be made available upon request (such as closed captions, interpretation, etc.). Register at this form and you will receive an email confirming your spot.


Workshop Schedule:

  • Tuesday, Oct 10, Artistic Identity: Discovering and communicating your artistic identity

  • Tuesday, Oct 17, Money Money Money: Personal financial literacy for artists

  • Monday, Oct 30, Arts Advocacy and the Artist-Citizen: An introduction to movement ecology, social change roles and civic engagement for creatives

  • Monday, Nov 13, Grant Writing: Researching grants and crafting strong proposals 

  • Monday, Nov 27, Digital Marketing and Audience Development: Communicating your artistry, identifying and reaching your target audience

  • Monday, Feb 5, Health and Wellness for Artists: The art of caring for yourself and advocating for your needs while navigating the challenges of being of a professional artist

Location: Zoom

Time: 5:30 pm


Register at this form and you will receive an email confirming your spot.




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