Maine Arts Iditarod 2020 | Bethel

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The Gem Theater

23 Cross Street

Bethel, ME 04217

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The Arts Commission is hitting the road for the Arts Iditarod, a five-stop professional development series coming to a community near you!

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This winter’s Arts Iditarod will include informational updates about our grant offerings, programs and projects, as well as tips and tricks on marketing your organization and artwork, and more. Plus, we want to hear from you! Spend the afternoon networking with colleagues from all over Maine’s arts and culture sector.


12:30 p.m. Doors open/ Registration

1:00 p.m. Iditarod Opening

introductions and Welcome

1:05 p.m. Workshop 1

Maine Arts Commission Grants & More - This workshop will provide participants with an in-depth overview of the Maine Arts Commission grants offerings as well as the tools to find and apply for grants for individuals and organizations.

1:50 p.m. Break

2:00 p.m. Info Beat 1

• Maine 2020 – Maine’s Bicentennial Celebration Grants

• Cultural Sector Network – ArtsEngageME

2:05 p.m. Grant Breakouts

Get hands-on assistance with your grants from Arts Commission staff. Bring a sample grant to be critiqued or just come with your questions for the staff.

2:45 p.m. Info Beat 2

• Arts Education Planning Project

• State Cultural Planning

• Maine International Conference on the Arts (September 28-29)

2:50 p.m. Break

3:00 p.m. Workshop 2

Marketing Shop Talk- Learn about the key steps and elements needed to create an effective awareness campaign, as well as tips and tricks of storytelling using new media techniques. .

3:55 p.m. Final Q &A

4:00 p.m. Departure

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23 Cross Street

Bethel, ME 04217

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