October 4: Legal & Business Issues for Photographers Workshop at Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave.
Join MLA attorney Mike Yang, UMBC Curator Tom Beck, and photographer Jefferson Steele for a wide-ranging discussion on the art and business of photography. Learn how to protect your work through contract and copyright. Get a working photographer’s perspective on the business of photography and a curator’s perspective on the art of photography, including the recent controversy over renowned photojournalist A. Audrey Bodine not being included in the BMA’s exhibition “Looking Through the Lens.” Question and answer to follow. 2:00 - 4:30 pm. Advanced registration is $20, $15 MLA or CA members; Walk-in $35, $30 MLA or CA members. Tickets available at www.creativealliance.org.
November 15: FREE Legal Clinic at the Creative Alliance. Calling all artists! Filmmakers, musicians, writers and painters! Got a question for a lawyer? The volunteer attorneys from Maryland Lawyers for the Arts turn off their meters and donate their time. Bring your contract, copyright and other legal questions, and sit down for 25 minutes of hard-boiled but sympathetic legal counsel. Come prepared with any and all paperwork related to your legal matter. Sponsored by MLA and the University of Baltimore School of Law. Appointment required. 1:00 - 4:30 pm. FREE!Check www.mdartslaw.org for details this fall.