Each quarter the Arts Council hosts the Regional Arts Network (RAN) luncheon which is offers seminars and workshops on topics affecting SWLA’s cultural economy, and the luncheons allow for networking opportunities for area creative workers, young professionals, and community leaders. Past topics have included brand marketing, website design, grant writing, promotional resources, crowdsourcing, etc.

The next edition of the Arts Council of SWLA’s Regional Arts Network (RAN) will be held on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 108 of Central School in Lake Charles. The seminar will discuss the addition of a new artist network that will allow local artists to share ideas and collaborate. The group will have an online presence on Facebook.

An RSVP is required, and there will be a nominal fee to attend. Lunch will be provided. To register, click here or call 337-439-2787.

To suggest a topic to feature in the future, contact Executive Director Erica McCreedy at [email protected]