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Culture Capital

For Arts Administrators – A New WALA & Culture Capital Event Is Coming!

Keeping the Arts Legal and in Compliance!
Monday, November 3, 2014
9:00am – 3:00pm
Pepco Edison Place Gallery
702 8th Street, NW, Washington, DC
Metro: Gallery Place – 9th & G Street Exit



New WALA Fall Creative Entrepreneurship Series Announced!

Every Thursday from 7pm – 9pm, beginning October 2nd and running through November 6th, WALA’s annual autumn Creative Entrepreneurship series will be hosted at the Charles Sumner School Museum & Archives at 1201 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036. Each series session is free for WALA members and $30 per session for WALA non-members. Participants [...]


A New WALA “LIVE” Creative Economy Legal Clinic to be Announced for Fall!

In October of this year, the Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA) is planning to host another WALA “Live” Creative Economy Legal Clinic in conjunction with partners at George Washington Law School Small Business and Community Economic Development Clinic (SBCED) and American University (AU) Washington College of Law, through the support of the DC [...]



WALA and the DC Shorts Film Festival has planned a great session on Friday, September 12th at 11am to 1pm with facilitator Brian Frankel, JD on reading contracts and permits, and how best to legally protect yourself and your films! The session is being held at the E Street Cinema at 555 11th Street NW, Washington, [...]

George Washington University Law School

WALA Creative Economy Report Re-Released!

On the heels of the District government’s historic release of new information about DC’s creative economy (click here to obtain the full “DC Creative Economy Strategy Report”), we at WALA thought it would be an ideal time to make more widely available the release of our own creative economy white paper, “Perspectives on the Creative Economy” done in conjunction with the George [...]