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Business of Art: Essential Contracts in Relationship Management

January 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Part Three: Essential Contracts in Relationship Management 

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2024
5 – 6:30 PM

As an artist and an entrepreneur, contracts are an essential tool for your business. Whether you are creating commissioned work, a musician performing a gig, a filmmaker licensing music, or any artist engaged in any business relationship, you are probably entering into contracts on a regular basis. But do you know how to create a contract or what terms are important? This class will provide you with an overview of contract law, including essential aspects of contract formation and standard contract provisions.

Instructor: EMMA E. FREAN, ESQ., Associate Director of Legal Services.

Note: This workshop is the last in a three-part series.Participants can take all three workshops in this series or individual workshops that best suit their needs and interests.

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For members, please contact registrations@vlany.org to receive your special discount code, which will allow you to access and purchase your discounted ticket.

$25 Full-Time Student (students must present proof of status after registering)
$25 Artists Over Sixty
$35 Arts Professional VLA Member
$55 Arts Professional Non-Member
$150 Legal Professional VLA Member
$200 Legal Professional Non-Member
$130 YAM’s Current Members and Associate Board

Please note you are not registered until full payment is received.

All registration fees are non-refundable. Instructors are subject to change and no refunds will be given in the event that there is a substitution of the instructor.

To register for individual workshops:

Part One: How to Start a Business (1.5 CLE) [Entity Selection and Formation]

Click here.

Part Two: ABCs of Business Finance [Accounting, Budgeting, & Cash]

Click here.

Part Three: Essential Contracts in Relationship Management

Click here.


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