Updated news and information for the arts industry related to the coronavirus. Find federal, regional, and state resources, economic impact assessments, emergency relief efforts, and guidelines for re-opening. We’ll keep compiling the news as we get it and updating this page.

Cultural Alliance Local Survey

Live or work in Greater Danbury? Help us understand the impact of COVID-19 for the Arts Sector in Western Connecticut. It only takes 3 minutes!

Americans for the Arts National Survey

Collecting data about the impact of the spread in the Art sector across the country. Help make sure Western Connecticut is counted!

CARES Act

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The Arts Action Fund updated information on the CARES Act Funds. Great for nonprofit arts org, a governmental arts agency, a commercial arts company, a self-employed individual artist. 

CT's Arts & Culture Industry Guidelines for Operating

The Connecticut Office of the Arts, in partnership with CAA and our state’s nine Designated Regional Services Organizations, has developed COVID-19 Operating Guidelines for Connecticut’s Arts & Culture industry.

RESOURCES

A comprehensive listing of organizations that provide frequently updated news and resources for artists and arts organizations.

Artists, Arts Organizations

In addition to the catergorized alerts below, look here for a compiled listing of resources for Artists and Arts Organizations. Worthwhile to take a look.

covid-19 ALERTS

Since mid-March, 2020 we’re sending COVID-19 related information to the arts sector as we get it.  Not receiving the alerts? Get on list!  In the meantime, check out what you’ve missed down below in date order and in the following categories.

Managing Your Nonprofit During and Post Covid-19

Managing Your Nonprofit During and Post Covid-19

Need to adapt your nonprofit to the current situation? This webinar can help. Barbara Grumet, nonprofit expert and SCORE NYC mentor, will take you through tips and strategies to build on the strengths of your nonprofit. It will provide insight on pivoting to new activities that will address and help adapt to the current New York City nonprofit landscape.

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CREATE THE VOTE! 2020

CREATE THE VOTE! 2020

This November, you will vote in one of the most important elections in recent history. The Coronavirus pandemic has affected Connecticut’s residents, businesses, economy, and social fabric. Our communities have benefited from the power of the arts to help us heal and connect, even virtually or with physical distancing.

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