• Resources for Creatives

  • City of Austin Resources

    The Cultural Arts Division supports the economic development and revitalization of the City of Austin by strengthening and promoting arts, culture, and creative industries. This is accomplished by initiatives listed below:

    Capital Investment & Cultural Training 

    Creative Industry Programs

    Cultural Funding Programs

    Public Programs & Outreach
  • Other Resources

  • Workshops

    PR and Marketing for the Arts Register
    August 2 / 12-1 PM
    Mexican-American Cultural Center (MACC) Auditorium / 600 River Street / Austin 78701

    This workshop will provide an overview of fundamental public relations and marketing best practices for artists and arts organizations. Kathleen Stimpert (PR and Marketing Specialist for the Cultural Arts Division) and Krissi Reeves (City of Austin Arts Commission and Vox Solid Communications) will review basic PR and marketing principles and present actionable plans for promoting artistic projects.

    Social Media Marketing & Audience Engagement Register
    September 5 / 6-7 PM
    Dougherty Arts Center Theatre / 1110 Barton Springs, Austin 78704

    This workshop will be presented by Alle Cline, Engagement Editor for Texas Monthly, and former digital content strategist for the Blanton Museum of Art and social media manager for Slow Art Day. The session will simplify the complex-and sometimes overwhelming - world of social media so that creatives may use digital tools and strategies to support their promotional efforts.

    Arts Media Roundtable Register
    October 4 / 6-7 PM
    Boyd Vance Theatre at the Carver Museum / 1165 Angelina, Austin 78702

    This panel, comprised of local arts media, will offer artists and arts organizations insight into the best ways to interact with the media and utilize media outlets to support the success of their projects. Panelists include Jeanne Claire van Ryzin (Freelance arts writer and former arts report for the Austin American-Statesman), Michael Lee, (KUT), Robert Faires (Austin Chronicle), and Nicole Raney (Culture Map).

    For additional information on the workshop series, please visit http://bit.ly/2th74y9 or contact Kathleen Stimpert at  or Krissi Reeves

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