K.Co Arts Policies and Information (2020)

COVID-19 Amendment (April 2020)

 

Order and Payment:

 

Travel Guides: K.Co Arts travel guides may be purchased on the Etsy platform or initiated directly over email at hello@kcoarts.com.  Payment is accepted through Etsy or PayPal only.

Art School Tours: Tour logistics are handled by our partner I See Dallas. Please contact them for information regarding payment, feedback or other tour-related details. If you have a custom, branded or private tour request, contact us .

RFP & Payment Plans: Projects priced by RFP may qualify for payment plans and alternative payment methods. A deposit will be required upon acceptance of K.Co's proposal and working agreement to commence further work.


Refunds & Exchanges: No refunds offered on electronic products. Refunds for tours are available up to seven days out.

 

Project Cancellation Fees: A cancellation fee based on a percentage of the total project's cost, plus expenses thus far, will be invoiced for cancelled RFP projects.

Business Hours & Availability:

Due to the "always-on" nature of our business and periodic need for unconventional schedules and quick service delivery, we have set the following hours and project workflows in order to proactively serve our clients and efficiently manage our team.

 

K.Co Arts business hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 9:30 to noon on Friday, and Saturday by appointment. We are totally closed for business on Sundays, including most business communications.

Emailed RFP requests received after 5 p.m. will be confirmed and initiated the next day. RFP requests received Friday after 5 p.m. will be confirmed on Monday morning.

 

Holiday hours and other planned closures:

Thanksgiving: Nov. 27-30

Christmas: Dec. 23 - 28

New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day

July 4

Memorial Day

Labor Day

 

Additionally, as we are a small staff, we will be closed intermittently throughout the year for personal and professional travel, personal time off, etc. We will advise our concierge partners and others of these closures well in advance in order to temporarily pause referrals.The good news is that our Etsy store is up and running 24/7/365 to help connect your guests with great local art!

Brand Platform Opportunities vs Client Work:

Sponsorships and other opportunities on K.Co hosted and branded platforms, publications and events stand alone and do not transfer to, influence or overlap with consulting engagements, client recommendations or other instances where the best interest of the client is paramount. Opportunities and potential benefits will be clearly communicated, confirmed and highlighted in proposals, working agreements and other documentation, and sponsored content on K.Co platforms will be clearly labeled as such.

We do not act in an advisory role on our projects or gallery engagements. If we help you discover a special piece, please contact the gallery directly.

General Policies:

 

While we love connecting all others to art, we do reserve the right to decline or disengage from guests that appear aggressive, violent or under the influence of drugs or alcohol. This includes interactions with our artists, art space partners, and creative vendors as well.

Due to the personal and sometimes adult nature of the artwork and intimate, fragile gallery settings, our services are best for ages 12 +, unless specified.

 

Our tours allow service animals only.

 

K.Co Arts staff, partners and guests are expected to abide by the host gallery, art space or art studio's policies on site.


About this Document

 

This policy document was been prepared by Stephanie Khattak, Founder of K.Co Arts on January 1, 2020. Prices and packages information valid through January 1, 2021. For more information, or to inquire about a service you'd love but is not listed, please contact us: hello@kcoarts.com.

At K.Co Arts, we believe that art is everywhere, and that we are all better together. With that in mind, we strive to make every engagement fun, accessible and mutually beneficial for the guests, the artists, and our hospitality and creative partners. We do not and will never discriminate, we respect privacy and discretion, and we love to work with art lovers at all levels, from discovery to seasoned collector.

We love our job, we have fun doing it, and we do our best every day. We hope to hear from you soon to connect more art lovers with local art.

APRIL 2020 UPDATE REGARDING COVID-19

As a small business that operates in the arts and travel space, we are definitely having to consider where we fit and what our community and professional responsibilities are during this public health crisis.

We have drafted these temporary policies in order to do our part to maintain safety and order, and to keep our own business stable so that we can provide art adventures for many years to come.

We are working and meeting others remotely and focusing on virtual services at this time. These include: Custom Content, general consulting, engaging with art online, and on-boarding and planning initiatives for projects launching late Summer or Fall 2020.

Private tour bookings and custom tour planning will resume June 15.

Open Business Hours through June 1:

Monday - Thursday: 9:30 am to 1 p.m.

Friday: Closed

Thank you for understanding, and please stay safe and healthy. Life without art adventures is tough, but life without art lovers and our creative community members would be unbearable. We aren't going away, and we'll be operating at full speed again as soon as we can be.

Stephanie Khattak

 

Currently accepting projects in Dallas, TX and elsewhere.

E-mail: hello@kcoarts.com

 

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