Our previous session blogs
Finance for Freelancers
Dealing with your finances can be one of the most stressful parts of the job for creative freelancers. How do you know if you’re charging too much or too little? How do you politely chase an invoice? How do you write an invoice in the first place?
Consultant Remi Harris cleared it all up at a recent Creative Careers session as she gave an introduction to the financial side of being a freelancer.
Hear from the musicians
Following a career as a musician can take many paths and can involve different outputs – from heartfelt self-expression to commercial methods of making ends meet.
At an intimate winter Creative Careers session, a panel of musicians from the worlds of rap, choir, classical, and song writing came together to give an honest and open take on how to succeed in the music industry.
Curating an exhibition requires organisation, passion and a balance of commercial and artistic drive. But who has the right to decide what art is worthy of being looked at?
At a packed Creative Careers event, a panel of experts collected some thoughts on the purpose and power of curation.
The Creative Careers team gathered theatre and film professionals together for a networking session with a difference. These practitioners all spoke about pieces of work they had in development, and spoke about their work and their experiences.
This was followed by a casual hour of networking and swapping of lots of Twitter handles. Read about our speakers and their projects here.
The art of creative networking
Kymberlie Andrew led a three hour session on networking skills that helped young creatives get the most out of those key conversations and increase their chances of having them with the right people.
Jobs and opportunities
Creative Careers is made possible through our generous supporters, who include Allen & Overy, City Bridge Trust, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, Garfield Weston Foundation, Barbican Patrons and donors to the Barbican Fund.
Watch: Young Reviewers on Too Young for What
Is there a bit of Basquiat in all of us? Our Young Reviewers think so as they channelled their inner artists during 'Too Young for What', our day of free activities, art, workshops and performances inspired by Jean-Michel Basquiat's creativity.
Watch: BA Performance & Creative Enterprise at Guildhall
The Performance and Creative Enterprise degree at Guildhall is aimed at artists from a range of music and theatre backgrounds who want to develop their performance, production, collaboration and leadership skills for employment in the arts industry.