Creative workshop and training series
Co-Creative Sessions is a free and accessible online series geared to enrich, educate and connect creatives through a series of workshops and training sessions. New Bedford is the home of artists, creatives, change makers, designers, entrepreneurs and community enthusiasts and the Co-Creative Sessions embrace the pulse that makes New Bedford so unique while expanding our knowledge and connections!
Check the events page to register for upcoming Co-Creative Sessions when they’re announced.
All previous sessions are archived and viewable free on the Co Creative Sessions Archive.
Watch this year’s sessions
This workshop with Kat Knutsen explores a brief writing exercise that reflects on a curious question.
Participants explored that inquiry through sketches, basics of gestural forms in combination of with Gestalt principles.
With Mercy Bell, we learned how to create more honest, compelling songwriting. Journaling your feelings and writing lyrics that grab an audience.
Watch cartoonist Cara Bean in this hands-on, visual thinking, mindfulness workshop. Cara walks participants through a series of creative exercises intended to lessen anxiety, build confidence, and grow creativity. Developing the skills needed to doodle as a form of play and problem-solving.
Samia Walker presents, Passion to Profit : ARTrepreneurs: Artists see possibilities everywhere. Monetizing talent, however, is a daunting task for an artist.
Matt Mignanelli discusses his paintings composed of gradated fields of blue, gestural dissections, and geometric forms inspired by light, shadow, and architectural elements.
New Moon Dance Party founder and resident DJ Andy Anello’s workshop covers DJing basics and the history and ethos of dance music and club culture. The workshop is intended for absolute beginners, including those who have never DJed before. Fundamental techniques, equipment, vocabulary, and skills necessary to get started DJing dance music on your own!
Join Cedric “Vise1” Douglas, an artist, designer, muralist, and social interventionist as he discusses his work and projects including The Up Truck, a mobile art lab, his large-scale social realist murals and public art projects.
With great thanks, this program is funded and supported by New Bedford Economic Development Council and NB Creative.