Modern artists need help running their arts businesses, finding opportunities, and networks of like-minded people. Below are resources to help with these areas of working as an artists.

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Joan M. Lynch

Artists Opportunities

Various calls for artists and employment opportunities in the D.C. area and sometimes beyond. Check this page often for updates and sign up for email reminders.

Legal Assistance

Legal Zoom – If your business, or even your hobby, involves creative work like writing, taking pictures, creating art, music, video or even architecture, then copyright protection might be something that applies to you. If you are the copyright owner of a copyrighted work, then you may have wondered about using the copyright symbol.

Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts

Life As an Artist

Artists need support for total well-being, including personal finance tools, and health and wellness.

Costume Rentals

Local Costume Rentals
Amalgamated Classic Clothing (Arlington, VA)

Regional Costume Rentals (Includes Baltimore, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia)
Gene’s Costumes (Kensington, MD)
Artistic Costumes & Dance Fashions (Towson, MD)
A.T. Jones & Sons (Baltimore, MD) (410) 728-7087

Costume Rental Houses on the East Coast
Pierre’s Costumes (Philadelphia, PA)
TDR Costume Collection (New York, NY)
Maine State Costumes (Brunswick, ME)
Goodspeed Musicals Costume Rentals (East Haddam, CT)
Broadway Costume World Collection/Rental (Pompano Beach, FL)

Other Costume Rental Facilities
Guthrie Costume Rentals (Minneapolis, MN)
Broadway Costumes Inc (Chicago, IL)
Lost Eras (Chicago, IL)
All Dressed Up Costumes (Batavia, IL)
OSF Costume Rentals (Talent, OR)
Western Costume (North Hollywood, CA)
United American Costume Company (North Hollywood, CA)
The Costume House (North Hollywood, CA)
Eastern Costume (North Hollywood, CA)
Southern Costume Company (New Orleans, LA)