Artists Resource Fair

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Artists Resource Fair

The fair will have three primary program components, including info-tables from 45+ community resources, a schedule of panel conversations, free 30-45 minute consultations with field experts, and a wealth of printed material available from organizations not attending the fair. This opportunity is free and open to the public!

Attendees are strongly encouraged to RSVP. Check out the services and panel discussion schedule below:


  • Virtual Consultations with the Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts – 45 minutes slots (Pre-registration required)
  • Virtual Consultations with Tax Prep with Arts/Gig-work Expertise – 30 minute slots (Pre-registration required)
  • Voter Registration
  • Professional Headshots


  • 10:00 AM – Kansas City Initiative for Arts and Medicine (IAMKC): Exploring the Needs of the Arts Community

An exploration of solutions and alternative for artists needing care

  • 12:00 PM – Savings and Budgeting Tips Presentation by Creative Planning
  • 1:00 PM – How to Market Your Art with e2E
  • 2:00 PM – Fundraising Planning and Execution for Artists with e2E

A discussion with development experts at e2E about grants, fundraising, and finding funding for your work

  • 2:00 PM – The Business of Art Presentation 

A brisk race through the five giant tax concepts of running your business:  Recordkeeping, Quarterly Taxes v. Better Options, Home Office Rules, Beneficial Travel Deductions, and Retirement Advantages.

  • 3:00 PM – Regional Residency Opportunities Panel & Q&A
  • 5:00 PM – Artists Advocacy & Civic Engagement Panel


KC Tenants, Artspeak Radio + KKFI, Kansas City Public Library, Arts Asylum, Pendleton Arts Block, Blackbox on Troost, Kansas City Society for Contemporary Photography, African American Artist Collective, KC Public Theatre, Latino Arts Foundation, InterUrban Arthouse, Belger Arts Center, Englewood Art Center, KC Parks and Rec, Zahner, Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission, Lawrence Art Center, The Luminary, Bemis Center For Contemporary Art, Tallgrass Artist Residency, Center for AfroFuturist Studies, Northeast ArtsKC, KC Center for Inclusion, Region Magazine, Zine Con, The Whole Person, e2E, KC Source Link, American Jazz Museum, The Black Repertory Theater of Kansas City, Agnes Art Space, La Resistencia Press, Stray Cat Film Center, Center for Neighborhoods – KC, Black Rainbow, Smalter Art Gallery, Mazuma Credit Union, League of Women Voters, Nightjar, Spencer Museum of Art, AltCap, Community Capital Fund, Scraps KC, The Ekru Project, Midwest Music Foundation, Lodger Gallery



Masks are required indoors, and a proof of vaccination is required upon entry. Vaccination proof may include a vaccination card, a photo of your vaccination card, or a digital vaccine record from a third-party app. For more information about our COVID-19 Protocol, please visit

Hope to see you there!

Start Date - End Date

Oct 05, 2021 - Oct 05, 2021

Start Time - End Time

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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