Professional Development

More than 100 professional development and technical assistance workshops and events have been hosted by Arts and Culture. These event serve artists, arts organizations, civic and community leaders, and educators alike.

For OGP, AIP, and CIAG Grantees

Professional development resources for Organizational Grant Program (OGP), Arts Internship Program (AIP) and Community Impact Arts Grant (CIAG) grantees.

Arts Tune Up

Free half-day mini-conference for artists and arts administrators to network and establish new connections with one another, while learning about current trends in the field.

Workshops + Convenings

Workshops on a variety of topics—from professional development to application assistance.

SMU DataArts

In spring of 2021, the Department of Arts and Culture partnered with SMU DataArts to empower arts and cultural leaders with high-quality data and evidence-based resources and insights to help organizations overcome challenges and increase impact.

Professional Development Newsletters

View past Professional Development Newsletters for PD opportunities, jobs, grants, and more.