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PREVIEW: Flourish! Resource Fair – for Artists and Creative Entrepreneurs

Tomorrow, Springboard for the Arts hosts its second Flourish! Resource Fair. This half-day event is designed as a resource forum, clinic, and networking event for artists and creative entrepreneurs. Programming includes informational sessions about artist organization resources, healthcare, funding, tax preparation, and artists’ services. Staff representatives from 26 organizations will be available for one-on-one consultations :

  1. AIGA Minnesota
  2. American Composers Forum
  3. Artspace Projects
  5. Dramatists’ Guild
  6. Everspring Health
  7. Forecast Public Art
  8. Fox Tax
  9. Gallas Tax & Accounting
  10. Golden Sun Chiropractic
  11. Hennepin County Child & Teen Check Up Program
  12. Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
  13. Minnesota State Arts Board
  15. NAMI Minnesota
  16. NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center
  17. Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA)
  18. People’s Center Health Services
  19. Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota
  20. Pollen
  21. Prepare + Prosper
  22. Ramsey County Child and Teen Checkups
  23. Springboard for the Arts
  24. The Playwrights’ Center
  25. UCare
  26. United Family Medicine

The day’s programming includes 4 free  workshops:

  • 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Health Insurance primer
  • 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM: Crowdfunding panel
  • 1:15 PM – 1:45 PM: Health Insurance primer
  • 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM: Artists in Education panel

On the medical side, the clinic includes all-day access to free blood glucose (diabetes), blood pressure, and chiropractic health screenings.

Free, but with advance registration requested. The Flourish! Resource Fair takes place on Saturday, January 23 between 11 AM and 3 PM at the Grain Belt Bottling House, 79 13th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN. Springboard for the Arts’ Artists’ Access to Healthcare (AAH) program is made possible through the generous support of UCare.