Arts program back for third session

The Artrepreneur program is coming back to Barrie for a third session.
Designed to to equip independent artists, arts administrators and creative entrepreneurs with vital business skills needed for success across all arts disciplines and industries, the program is presented by the City of Barrie in partnership with Georgian College’s Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre, the York Region Arts Council, the Small Business Centre and Entrepreneur Artists Resource Network.
It is scheduled to run weekly sessions at Georgian College, 1 Georgian Drive from Nov. 14 to Feb. 27. The deadline for applications is Monday, Sept. 25.
The program includes weekly classes, assignments, mentorships and a final presentation and expo over a 14-week period. It primarily serves Barrie and Simcoe County based artists, arts groups and arts businesses working in all creative disciplines such as, though not limited to, visual arts, dance, theatre, film, music, jewelry, fashion, graphic design, gaming and augmented reality.
Sessions are hands-on and will range in format from lectures to peer-to-peer workshops. For more information on the program, or to apply online visit,


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