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Visual Artists Rights Act: What Rights Does VARA Protect?

July 31, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Location: Zoom 

Are you an artist concerned or curious as to what rights you have after your work has been sold or changed ownership? The 1990 Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA) grants artists certain rights to their work, regardless of physical ownership. This class will discuss VARA and notable cases, before providing artists with tangible steps to best ensure their art is protected.

Instructors: VLA Legal Externs

Membership Discount Code: For members, please contact to receive your discount code, which will allow you to view and purchase the ticket.

$5 Students and Artists Over Sixty
$10 VLA Members (Artists and Attorneys)
$15 General Admission

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

Webinar Access and Recording: Participants will receive an email in advance with instructions to access. Please note that this is a live webinar. We are unable to distribute a recording of this presentation if you cannot attend. To view VLA’s library of on-demand videos, click here.


July 31, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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NY United States


Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
(212) 319 - 2787
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