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Contracts, Negotiations and Collaborative Agreements for Performing Artists

Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts & CulturalDC cordially invites the DMV performing arts community to a meet-up, panel discussion, and networking event.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
7:00pm – 9:00pm
CulturalDC’s Meade Theatre Lab @ Flashpoint
916 G Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

There will be a Q&A portion. Attendees are encouraged to come with questions. Refreshments will be served. […]


WALA joins forces with DCCAH to present The Business of the Arts – Professional Development Series

In August WALA will team up with the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities to present The Business of the Arts – Professional Development Series.
WALA will provide content and speakers for the six-part Business of the Arts Professional Development Series, to be held July 19 – August 22, 2016, at the DC Commission on the Arts […]

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“Frame the Lawyers” Opening Reception

On Friday, July 8th, 2016, Washington ArtWorks will host the opening reception for “Frame the Lawyers”, a juried gallery exhibition showcasing artwork by attorneys and law students in both of Washington ArtWorks’ galleries. Photography, painting, sculpture, mixed media and more will be featured in this exhibition.
This exhibition is held in partnership with Washington Area Lawyers for […]


Creating a 501(c)(3) Workshop

Thinking about starting a non-profit corporation?
This workshop will provide soup-to-nuts guidance for launching and maintaining a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization. Topics to be covered will include:

Forming Your Organization: incorporation, the first organizational meeting, securing an employer identification number, setting up

Understanding the Pros and Cons of 501(c)(3) Status:  charitable contributions, public support rules, unrelated business taxable income, […]

Join the (Up)Rising with WALA

On June 26, WALA will be taking part in the (Up)Rising Festival along Rhode Island Ave NE.  Professor Cynthia Gayton is teaching our “Business Entities Formation” seminar at 2:00 pm. Come learn about which business model is best for you and your organization.  The seminar will be held at 2012 Rhode Island Avenue, at the Washington Community Investment Fund staging […]