Public Art Discussion Series


Negotiations, Copyright, and Contracts with Jim Grace 

Not confident in your negotiating skills? Unfamiliar with copyright laws? Unsure of how to protect yourself? Intimidated by the contract process?

These legal issues can be daunting, but fear no more! Jim Grace has the tools to help. This workshop will leave you feeling empowered to produce and protect your work. Formatted to benefit both public art first-timers and seasoned professionals, this workshop will include valuable take aways like:

  • Important keys to effective negotiation for artists and organizations
  • Clear explanations of copyright laws - how to protect yourself and others
  • Hands-on practice with contracts

Come with your experience and your questions!

Jim Grace, Executive Director of the Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston and former Executive Director of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts of Massachusetts, has been advising artists, art organizations and creatives on legal and business issues for over 13 years.

Before attending, please fill out this brief survey. In order to provide you with a valuable workshop, we need to know a little bit more about your experience!


March 29, 2012 | 10:00AM-1:30PM
(Coffee and bagels will be available at 9:30AM. Lunch will be provided.)

New England Foundation for the Arts | 145 Tremont Street, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02111 
Public Transportation & Parking directions


Contact: Elysian McNiff
Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations should contact NEFA staff above.

The Public Art Discussion Series is sponsored by NEFA’s Fund for the Arts with generous support from Anonymous.

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