News and Highlights


Galleries 101 – Law for Visual Artists

WALA is proud to present “Galleries 101 – Law for Visual Artists II”, a panel discussion addressing pressing legal issues faced by visual artists who display in galleries.
February 10th, 2016
Pepco Edison Gallery
702 8th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. 

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Meet WALA’s New Executive Director

Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA) welcomes its new Executive Director, John C. Good.


WALA Art Law Basics Winter/Spring 2016 Calendar

Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA) presents its 2016 winter and spring education calendar for the WALA Art Law Basics Education series. Be sure to register early for those sessions that you plan to attend as space is limited and seating fills up quick! Join us for any of the sessions below, each FREE to members […]


Guest Blogger: What The Second Circuit Had to Say About Fair Use in the Google Books Case

This month, the Second Circuit handed down a long-awaited decision in Authors Guild v. Google, Inc., a copyright case that has symbolized the tension between the interests of creators in protecting their original works and the interests of libraries and technology companies in digitizing those works for research and preservation purposes.
The case stems from a […]


WALA @ Artomatic 2015: New Art Law Education Series

WALA @ Artomatic 2015
Continuing our longtime partnership with the organizers of Artomatic, WALA is proudly presenting a series of free professional development workshops at this year’s Artomatic 2015.
What is Artomatic?
In partnership with the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Artomatic is a six week long exhibit in Hyattsville featuring all genres of visual, creative and performing art. […]