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Articles, Blogs, Analysis
It is not just artists who are starving: how the US can rebuild its creative industry post-COVID
Author: Margaret Carrigan, The Art Newspaper,
September 10, 2020
Lost art: Measuring COVID-19's devastating impact on America's creative economy
Authors: Richard Florida and Michael Seman, Brookings,
August 11, 2020
With a country "on the brink" does it matter if your arts venue is shuttered?
Author: Diane Ragsdale, Jumper, June 2, 2020
Inspired by Recovery Efforts
Author: Ms. Jill Robinson, Artsblog, Americans for the Arts,
May 22, 2020
The Coronavirus in America: The Year Ahead
Author: Donald C. McNeil Jr., The New York Times, April 18, 2020
Concert Industry Hits Peak Bleak as Artist Guarantees Disappear, Refunds Get Complicated
Authors: Shirley Halperin and Jem Aswad, Variety, April 15, 2020
Live Concerts Won't Return Until "Fall 2021 at the Earliest," Health Expert Warns
Author: Wren Graves, Consequence of Sound, April 13, 2020
After Entertainment Venues Reopen, When Will the Public Feel Safe Enough to Return?
Authors: Adam B. Vary, Jem Aswad, Variety, April 8, 2020
What Will Make People Feel Safe Attending a Cultural Entity Again?
Author: Colleen Dilenschneider, Colleen Dilenschneider COVID-19 Updates, April 1, 2020
Survey Shows Audiences' Reluctance to Return to the Theatre
Authors: American Theatre Editors, American Theatre, April 14, 2020
#KeepThePeopleDancing: Futures in Digital Management
Authors: Seema Rao and Nina Simon, Museum 2.0, Adrienne Lalli Hills, April 14, 2020
Restarting America Means People Will Die. So When Do We Do It?
The New York Times Magazine, April 10, 2020
How Coronavirus Will Reshape the Concert Business
Author: Dave Brooks, Billboard, April 2, 2020
A Moment to Rethink How We Support Music
Author: Nathan Taylor Pemberton, The New Yorker, April 2, 2020
Arts groups have never been very flush with cash. Now, they're facing an even bigger battle for survival.
Authors: Peggy McGlone and Geoff Edgers, The Washington Post, March 23, 2020
Performing Artists and the Financial Fallout of the Coronavirus
Author: Emily Witt, The New Yorker, March 22, 2020
The arts will recover from the coronavirus, as the did after 9/11. But they might look a lot different.
Author: Philip Kennicott, The Washington Post, March 19, 2020
Coronavirus Concerts: The Music World Contends With the Pandemic
Author: Alex Ross, The New Yorker, March 14, 2020
The Forgottten Art of Assembly
Author: Nicholas Berger, Medium, April 3, 2020
Coronavirus: Out of Many, One
Author: Tomas Pueyo, April 1, 2020
Do We Really Want a Return to Normalcy?
Author: Alex Sarian, Creative Generation, March 31, 2020
The Coronavirus Pandemic has Cost American Arts Organizations a Collective $4.5 Billion so Far, a New Study Claims
Author: Taylor Dafoe, Artnet News, April 8, 2020
Podcasts, Data Reports, Newsletters, Etc.
Guide to Reopening Theatrical Venues
Principal Authors: C.J. Marshall and Dionne Christian,
Performing Arts Center Consortium, May 15, 2020
The Legal Landscape of Live Streaming
Presented by: The Alliance of Performing Arts Conferences, April 27, 2020
Navigating COVID-19 for Nonprofits: From Financial Triage to Scenario Planning
Recorded Webinar, The Wallace Foundation, April 17, 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource and Response Center
Americans for the Arts
CARES Act Table of Loan, Grant, and Compensation Opportunities for the Arts
Americans for the Arts, Action Fund
Come to Your Census: Who Counts in America?
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP)
Data Update: How COVID-19 is Impacting Intentions to Visit Cultural Entities
Author: Colleen Dilenschneider, April 13, 2020
CI to Eye Podcasts
The Daily Podcasts
New York Times
Must the Show Go On?
Event Safety Alliance
National Endowment for the Arts Reopening Guide
Venue Management Reopening Guide from International Association of Venue Managers
IATSE Stagecraft Safety Committee COVID Reopening Recovery Guidelines
The Safe Way Forward
A Joint Report of the DGA, SAG-AFTRA, IATSE and Teamsters’ Committees for COVID-19 Safety Guidelines.
OSHA: Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 (PDF)
ESA Releases "Six Month Update" to The Event Safety Alliance Reopening Guide