US Artist Residencies Best Practice Guides -Alliance of Artists Communities

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The following "Best Practices At A Glance" series includes peer-driven content, lessons learned, and practical how-to advice from residency programs around the world.

Equity Agreements

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Equity agreements for Theatre Dance and Opera To discuss which form of Equity contract may apply to an engagement, please contact an Equity Business Representative. The information contained on Equity's website is for information purposes o…

Code of Practuce- Australia

These best practice guidelines have been drawn from research undertaken for the project Best Practice for Artists and Publicly Funded Galleries. The project was a joint initiative of the National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) and Museums…

CanDance Fee Negotiation Tools

In 2006, CanDance undertook a three-year study on fees paid for professional dance presentation in Canada with the goal of setting best practices and improving artist-presenter communication around negotiating fees. Lascelle Wingate Management…

Best Practices – Writers/Magazines- PWAC

Created by the Professional Writers Association of Canada, the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors and Magazines Canada under the supervision of the Cultural Human Resources Council March 2011. This project is funded by the Government of Canada’s…

Canadian Industrial Relations Board -Artists and Producers – Canada Status of the Artist Act

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The CIRB deals with applications and complaints involving the acquisition and termination of collective bargaining rights for artists’ associations to represent self-employed artists, unfair labour practices and other matters brought forward…

Checklist for Written Contracts in Saskatchewan

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The Saskatchewan Arts Professions Act increases protection for artists and their intellectual property by requiring written contracts between those who engage the services of artists and the artists themselves. This checklist outlines basic…

Sask Music – Contracts and Templates

"This Live Performance Contract is written in accordance with The Arts Professions Act and is provided as a public service only. Users are cautioned that the agreement is written in draft to address an average artist engagement situation and…

Writers Contracts – TWUC

If a publisher wants to publish your manuscript, you will be offered a contract. Do not let any publisher begin editorial revisions or production work until you have signed a mutually satisfactory contract. Remember, contracts are negotiable…