NEW HEIGHTS: Artist Development Workshops

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The City of Santa Clarita is proud to present New Heights, a series of FREE workshops, panel discussions, and lectures designed specifically to engage creative individuals, no matter what level of experience. The sessions will help artists and performers expand their knowledge while learning valuable tools to increase success.

A total of five sessions will be presented in 2018 as part of the Thursdays@Newhall series.  Each program will take place at The MAIN in Old Town Newhall, which is located at 24266 Main Street, Newhall, CA 91321.


New Heights | So, You Want to be a Public Artist?

Thursday, October 25, 2018, 7-9pm

This panel will explore the world of public art and how you can work in this field. You’ll hear from several in the know, including a public artist, an art professor, and the Founder of a creative consulting firm.

ARTree Speaker Series | Chris Sonnenburg

Thursday, September 27, 2018, 7-9pm

The ARTree Community Arts Center presents Chris Sonnenburg, current executive producer and supervising director of Disney Channel’s “Tangled: The Series,” and with more than 20 years of experience in the animation industry.

New Heights | Taxes and the Artist

Thursday, August 23, 2018, 7-9pm

Taxes and art don’t exactly go hand in hand, but even artists aren’t exempt from this responsibility. This New Heights session will help take the fear out of planning for your annual return.

New Heights | How to Develop Multiple Creative Outlets for Your Life

Thursday, June 28, 2018, 7-9pm

Variety is the spice of life, and creativity is the perfect way to find that variety. This panel will inspire you to find diverse creative outlets to keep life interesting.

ARTree Speaker Series | Bob Dickson and Matt Green

Thursday, May 24, 2018, 7-9pm

The ARTree Community Arts Center presents Bob Dickson, a professional writer and Professor at Masters University. Along with Matt Green a producer, writer and director and also a Professor at Masters University as well.

New Heights | How I Did It: Artists Share Their Journeys

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 7-9pm

The goal of many artists is to find ways to make a successful living while at the same time pursuing their passion. “How I Did It:  Artists Share Their Journey” will feature three artists who have built strong sales of their work, allowing  them to devote all of their time to art.

ARTree Speaker Series | Michael Powell

Thursday, March 22, 2018, 7-9pm

The ARTree Community Arts Center presents artist and musician Michael Powell for their Speaker Series in March.

New Heights | An Evening with Greg Laemmle

Thursday, February 22, 2018, 7-9pm

Join us for an evening with Greg Laemmle and learn about the history of this iconic cinema house, as well as learn about new trends in arthouse cinema.



If you weren’t able to make it to our previous New Heights: Artist Development Workshops, listen to the podcasts.