CLASSES FOR ARTISTS

In collaboration with Toe River Arts, Mayland Community College’s Small Business Center has the following lineup of classes that are art-focused for those in an arts-related field and seeking more information about the arts—marketing, bookkeeping, sales, just getting started.  All classes are held at the Arts Resource Center [ARC] in Spruce Pine [above the Toe River Arts Gallery; entrance in back] on Wednesday, but please note the times. Classes are FREE, but you must register.

When new classes are posted, please go to MCC Small Business Center, search for your class by location and date, and click the “Register” link. You can also call 828.766.1295 or e-mail Allen Cook.

Social Media Marketing Tips for Local Artists – Facebook and Instagram (2 Hours)
Toe River Arts marketing specialist, Mea Johnson, built a workshop specifically tailored to the marketing needs fo the local artist community. This class will focus on tips to leverage Facebook and Instagram to build exposure and sales of arts

7/17, W, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Fee Waived                         Instructor: Johnson

TRA Spruce Pine Gallery 828.766.1295

Storytelling Workshop: Marketing with a Personal Touch (2 Hours)
Establishing a personal link with your customers is a proven way to increase customer loyalty and grow sales. In this workshop, Brianna Robinson with Bridge the Gap Marketing, will take customers through the process of building and communicating an effective story.

7/31, W, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Fee Waived                        Instructor: Robinson

TRA Spruce Pine Gallery 828.766.1295

Social Media Marketing Tips for Local Artists – Build a Better Post (2 Hours)

Gain area-focused knowledge from Toe River Arts marketing specialist, Mea Johnson. Customers respond to effective social media posts. Seminar will cover tips for building effective posts, optimum times to reach customers, do’s nad don’ts of posting, and best social media platforms to reach potential customers.

8/14, W, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Fee Waived                        Instructor: Johnson

TRA Spruce Pine Gallery 828.766.1295

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