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Arts Education
Development Guide

Step 5: Contact and Meet Your Artist

Once you have identified a number of artists that potentially suited for your program, visit with each to discuss the particulars of your project. A preliminary interview will help you to determine the kinds of services your artist can provide, whether or not they would be a good fit for your program and target audience, and their availability.

Following are items you should discuss with a potential project artist:

It might be preferable to discuss fee structure, payment schedule, and ideas for lesson planning during a second interview.