Professional Development

Creative Sonoma offers professional development opportunities to help our creative sector thrive. Offerings are targeted to individual artists, creative entrepreneurs, arts organization staff, and arts education professionals. Our trainings and workshops are developed based on our community’s requests and needs, and on trends that we monitor across the creative ecosystem. 

This page includes upcoming professional development workshops and conferences that we are presenting or participating in, and links to organizations that provide excellent and timely professional development topics that we recommend. 


Wednesday, September 22, 2021: Economic Development Board | Financing Your Business

Join EDB, Redwood Credit Union, and the Economic Development & Financing Corporation (EDFC) for a workshop on business financing, whether just starting out or looking to expand your business (simulcast Spanish interpretation provided). Learn more and register HERE.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021: Arts Education Alliance | Padres Embajadores de las Artes

Damos la bienvenida a los padres del Condado de Sonoma para que conozcan las oportunidades a través de la educación artística y cómo apoyar (simulcast English interpretation provided). Aprende más aquí.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021: Arts Education Alliance | Parent Ambassadors for the Arts – Fall Session

Parents convene to learn how to advocate for arts education and arts integration in schools. Learn more and register HERE.


 Center for Cultural Innovation Recent & Upcoming Webinars 

Creative Capital Recent & Upcoming Webinars 

Hewlett Foundation Bay Area Arts Crisis Navigator Newsletter

  • This curated newsletter provides resources and advice for artists and small arts organizations to help them find their way through the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Sign up HERE

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