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!
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.
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.
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.
REOPENING CT ARTS VENUES: SCIENCE-BASED SAFETY (Webinar 7) Preparedness, Consumer Confidence, Clarity for Constituents
“Reopening” for the arts and cultural sectors varies greatly across disciplines, art forms and means of presentation, and there is no one size fits all approach.
Reshaping Exhibitions in a Socially Distanced World Live Webinar Wednesday, September 16 at 10am ET Free
The spread of COVID-19 has disrupted all aspects of everyday life. We now face new challenges—from how we interact with one another on a daily basis to how we plan for the future
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.
Tech Policies for Virtual Teams - A Leader's Responsibility September 24, 2020 @ 2PM ET* Roxanne Baldwin | September 2, 2020 This webinar, in partnership with Tech Impact, will...
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.
Connecticut Humanities Receives $100,000 from CHEFA for Collaborative COVID-19 Assistance to Connecticut’s Cultural Sector
MIDDLETOWN – Connecticut Humanities (CTH) has been awarded a grant in the amount of $100,000 to partner with the CT Office of the Arts (COA) to provide support for arts and cultural organizations in Connecticut
Public Health researchers and leaders, Drs. Sten Vermund and Krystal Pollitt, will offer arts organizations, venues, staff and boards science-based guidance.
Due to the widespread power outages caused by Tropical Storm Isaias, CT Humanities has extended the August COVID-19 Quick Grant deadline.
The Paycheck Protection Program is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll.
SBA’s New England Regional Administrator Wendell Davis will join Gold House for an in-depth discussion on the Paycheck Protection Program and Loan Forgiveness.
While we have paused on the Phase 3 reopening of the state to protect the health of all of our residents, we have made some updates to our industry-specific rules after consulting with industry leaders and public health officials.
Shoreline Arts Alliance staff and representatives from the Yale School of Public Health are traveling to venues throughout the state with a film crew to address the needs and changes that must made in each case to create safe environments for workers, performers and audience members or visitors.