Time for another cuppa and a chat! Let’s pick up ideas here, and run with them, or drop off your own ideas to share with others. Let’s get talking!
♥ What about this one – how do you wash your clothes while participating in the arts? The Laundromat Art Project combines both by setting up creative community projects at coin-operated laundromats in Greater New York City. What a cool idea.
How can we take this idea and run with it in our own neighbourhood? Where could a book launch be held? An art group, or an art gallery? A dance gathering? A colouring group? A music jam.. well, music jams are often found in pubs, and art is often found exhibited in cafés… Are there some other ideas that could be thrown in here?
♥ Vieveandlynsker has new plans hatching for an at-home art business, specializing in hand-made creations. We are both researching online sales and marketing, so I am looking forward to seeing what we all come up! Go Vieve!
♥ What are some ways available to promote creative work online? I love wePoets, the interactive community that showcases all forms of creative expression. Recently found @Artist_Chat on Twitter when looking for a place to chat with a group of other artists, and found it is actually a tremendous force for publicity, if you are willing to take part in an interview at 10.30am (EST) on Saturdays. It is quite new, and growing very fast!
♥ What do you know about free local advertising for group meetups? You know, for real face-to-face community! I’m looking into Meetup.com. Do you know of any others?
I’ll keep this posted in the top menu for a while to gather ideas… you can find it again under “Time for a Chat.”
Edit: Sun 6 October… I cancelled that Meetup – Join up at this new page, whether you can meet or not, to share community meetup ideas for Healthy Creative Minds. Visit the Meetup page – http://www.meetup.com/Tauranga-Healthy-Creative-Minds-Meetup and click on the “About us…” link for more info. Any of these ideas could be used in your own local community!