2017 Fiscal Sponsorship Application Workshops

Are you thinking about applying to our fiscal sponsorship program? Learn more about the program, get an in-depth review of the application, and ask questions at one of these free informational sessions:

Saturday, April 29
10:00-11:00 am
Blank Space (2847 Cherokee Street)

Wednesday, May 24
7:00-8:00 pm
Urb Arts (2600 N 14th St)

Remember, applications are due Tuesday, May 30—attend an application workshop and get the jump on applying now! View the fiscal sponsorship application, important dates, and more here.

2016 Fiscal Sponsorship Application Workshops

Are you thinking about applying to our fiscal sponsorship program? Learn more about the program, get an in-depth review of the application, and ask questions at one of these free informational sessions:

Wednesday, April 27
7:00-8:00 pm
Blank Space (2847 Cherokee Street)

Monday, May 9
7:00-8:00 pm
St. Louis Public Library-Schlafly Branch (225 N Euclid Ave)

Wednesday, May 11
6:00-7:00 pm
Northside Workshop (1306 St Louis Ave)

Remember, applications are due Friday, May 29 at 5:00 pm—attend and get the jump on applying now! View the fiscal sponsorship application, important dates, and more here.

Introduction to Evaluation

Wednesday, November 7
7:00–8:00 pm
Schlafly Library Branch (225 North Euclid Avenue)
Join the Facebook event

How do you want to tell your story? More and more, grant makers, nonprofit organizations, and others are asking artists to evaluate the results of their work. Leslie Scheuler of LS Associates, LLC leads this interactive workshop to help you explore how to define your impact and gather information to show progress in a way that makes sense for you and those you serve while also meeting expectations of external audiences.

The discussion is free and open to the public.

Alternative Organization

Wednesday, September 16
7:00–8:00 pm
Blank Space (2847 Cherokee Street)
Join the Facebook Event

How do you organize a project when traditional organizational models, like businesses or nonprofits, don’t support your vision, group, or work? Hear from panelists at alternatively organized groups including Gina Martinez, The Pink House; Tara Pham, Sloup; and Bryan Walsh, The Screwed Arts Collective who have helped build and manage mission-driven organizations that define their own structure and path. The conversation will explore how each group is organized and why, benefits and challenges of individual project models, funding, and the people and work at their core.

The discussion s free and open to the public.

Fiscal Sponsorship Launch Party

Thursday, April 6
6:00–9:00 pm
Blank Space (2847 Cherokee Street)
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Join MAPS as we announce the inaugural round of our fiscally sponsored projects! This will be the first chance to hear what applicants were selected for our one-of-a-kind fiscal sponsorship program in Missouri.

Learn about the selected projects, meet project leads, and get a fresh look at some of the creative project-based work taking place in the region. The night marks the beginning of each project’s fundraising campaign and tax-deductible donations are welcomed.

Let’s celebrate the launch of the first fiscally sponsored projects as well as a new resource for project-based work in the Midwest together.

Fiscal Sponsorship Application Workshop

Wednesday, May 27
7:00–8:00 pm
Northside Workshop (1306 Saint Louis Ave)

Are you thinking about applying to Midwest Artist Project Services – MAPS‘s fiscal sponsorship program? Learn more about the program, get an in-depth review of the application, and ask questions at this informational session. Applications are due Saturday, May 30—attend and get the jump on applying now!

View the fiscal sponsorship application, important dates, and more here.

Fiscal Sponsorship Application Workshop

Wednesday, May 20
7:00–8:00 pm
Regional Arts Commission (6128 Delmar Blvd)

Are you thinking about applying to Midwest Artist Project Services – MAPS‘s fiscal sponsorship program? Learn more about the program, get an in-depth review of the application, and ask questions at this informational session. Applications are due Saturday, May 30—attend and get the jump on applying now!

View the fiscal sponsorship application, important dates, and more here.

Best Practice: A Conversation with Vesna Jovanovic

Saturday, April 11, 1:00 pm
Regional Arts Commission

Vesna Jovanovic is a Chicago-based visual artist who specializes in conceptualizations of the human body, working in ink, graphite, watercolor, ceramics, and photography. She is a recipient of several grants from the Illinois Arts Council and the City of Chicago, and her exhibition record includes solo shows at Packer Schopf Gallery and the University of Chicago Gordon Center for Integrative Science. In 2016 she will be the subject of solo exhibitions at the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts (DCCA) and the Metro Gallery at Reno City Hall, Reno, NV.

At this program, Vesna will share images of her work and talk about her artistic process, followed by a conversation about her professional practices promoting her work, applying for residencies, working with gallerists, and getting exposure outside of her hometown.

http://www.vesnaonline.com/index.html

Born in Chicago, Vesna lived in a small town in Yugoslavia throughout most of her childhood. During the Yugoslav wars, she returned to the USA and attended Chicago public high schools. She holds a BS in Chemistry from Loyola University Chicago. Upon completing her degrees she began working in a scientific research and development laboratory while attending The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. At SAIC she was awarded a Recognition Merit Award and received a BFA in Studio Art. She also received an MFA degree in Photography from The Ohio State University.

Financial assistance for this project has been provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.

MAC

Great Rivers Biennial Application Workshops

Thursday, March 19, 6:00 pm
Saturday, April 4, 11:00 am
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis

Established in 2003, the Great Rivers Biennial is a collaborative exhibition program presented by CAM and the Gateway Foundation. This major initiative identifies talented emerging and mid-career artists working in the greater St. Louis metro area, provides them with financial assistance, and elevates their profile across the Midwest and national arts communities. Up to three winners receive $20,000 and will be featured in the next Great Rivers Biennial exhibition at CAM, May 6–August 7, 2016.

In collaboration with CAM, Midwest Artist Project Services – MAPS offers a workshop about creating the best possible application. Artists can ask questions and learn more about the application process, expectations of the jurors, and other helpful details. The workshop will also be recorded and made available online.

Learn about the Great Rivers Biennial selection process, jurors, eligibility, timeline and more at camstl.org/grb.