Get Educated

In addition to offering pro bono legal referrals, MdVLA empowers Maryland artists with the skills and knowledge to protect their work themselves through regularly scheduled workshops and a quarterly electronic newsletter, Arts Brief.

Take a class:

Watch the News page (and read Arts Brief for announcements on regularly scheduled free or low-cost workshops like “Legal and Business Issues for Filmmakers,” “Accounting for Artists,” “The Future of Music Distribution,” and “Protecting Your Work with Copyright.”

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Read up:

Arts Brief aims to educate and inform Maryland artists about legal issues affecting them. It is not  intended as a substitute for legal advice. Artists with legal issues should seek legal counsel to address specific questions. See links to other back issues at

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