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.

WCSU Offers Sip & Paint, Artist Lectures and Art Exhibition to the Community

WCSU Offers Sip & Paint, Artist Lectures and Art Exhibition to the Community

Chie Fueki, a Japanese American painter, earned her M.F.A. at Yale School of Art and her B.F.A. at Ringling College of Art and Design, and is a recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship and the Joan Mitchell Fellowship and other multiple art awards and prizes. Her work is represented by Shoshana Wayne Gallery in Los Angeles, where she will have a solo exhibit in March, and by DC Moore Gallery in New York City, where she held a solo exhibit in 2022.

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Gallery 25 “Art with Heart” Opening Show

Gallery 25 “Art with Heart” Opening Show

Gallery25 is excited to offer its latest installation “Art with Heart”, featuring fresh works from the 19 member artists beginning Fri February 3. These original pieces include paintings and art photography of all genres, from the classic to the abstract, unique jewelry, classic and whimsical ceramic work, one-of-a-kind woodwork, including many toys, pens, and clocks, felting, weaving, vibrant fused glass pieces and poetry by Southbury s poet laureate.

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