AES Resource List
Thursday, April 8, 2021
Thursday, April 8, 2021
Arts Extension Service continues to be dedicated to supporting artists and arts organizations by providing education and information. Find a list below of resources of opportunities for artists, arts managers, and art instructors. We are updating this list weekly. Find additional shared resources on our Instagram and Facebook pages.
- Resource Lists
- Emergency Funding Sources
- Instructor Resources
- Enjoyment of the Arts Online
- Local Focused Networks and Opportunities- Western Massachusetts
- Actors Fund Grant List
A list of grants and funds that performing artists can apply to.
- Americans for the Arts
An up-to-date news and resources for the arts and culture field.
- Art Deadlines List
Public art commissions, art competitions, art jobs and internships, art scholarships and grants and fellowships, residencies, art festivals, call for entries/proposals/projects, and other opportunities, in all disciplines, for art students, art teachers, and artists of all ages, all skill levels, in all disciplines, everywhere.
- Artists Thrive
A compilation of resources, tools and opportunities that aim to provide artists and those who work with artists support to be able to thrive in the wake of these challenging circumstances.
- Assets for Artists
A list of resources to assist artists in a time of crisis, specifically focused on New England.
- COVID-19 Entrepreneur Resource List
Includes loan programs, grants, and other resources to help entrepreneurs.
- Creative Capital
A list of resources for artists working in all disciplines, as well as arts philanthropists, and arts professionals. As well as a list of arts events that have moved online.
- Creative Community Resources
A database, provided by Worcester Culture, that will connect you to COVID-19 emergency funding, readings, and ways to advocate.
- Doris Duke - COVID-19 Resources for the Performing Arts
A list compiled by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Arts Program consisting of resources for arts organizations and artists contending with the impacts of COVID-19.
- Fractured Atlas Resource List
Emergency Resources for Artists in the Wake of COVID-19 Fractured Atlas has put together a list of emergency resources for artists and arts organizations of all disciplines and designations.
- Freelance Artists Resource List
An aggregated list of free resources, opportunities, and financial relief options available to artists of all disciplines, specifically meant to serve freelance artists.
- National Endowment for the Arts
A list of art service organizations that are providing frequently updated news and resources for artists and arts organizations.
- New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) Emergency Relief Funds
Emergency artist relief funds in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. With a list of where to apply for emergency artist relief funds in each state.
- Actors Fund Emergency Relief Fund
To assist everyone who works in performing arts and entertainment across the country, the Actor Relief Fund is collaborating with the community to help people to navigate these challenging times. The Actors Fund has distributed more than $16 million in emergency financial assistance to 13,559 people in our industry.
- Actos de Confianza Grants
The Actos de Confianza relief effort will expand to support Latinx artists and arts organizations who have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. NALAC will distribute $2,500 grants to Latinx artists and cultural workers and $5,000 grants to Latinx arts organizations facing critical financial emergencies. Deadlines are based on geographic region and range from January 27 - May 12.
- Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant
The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant program is intended to provide interim financial assistance to qualified painters, printmakers, and sculptors whose needs are the result of an unforeseen, catastrophic incident, and who lack the resources to meet that situation.
- The Art Guide: A List of Art Calls
Find an art call in your state with The Art Guide’s directory.
- Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund
A fund set up to support BIPOC (Black, Indigeno<br>us, People of Color) artists AND administrators (consultants, facilitators, box office staff, seasonal/temporary employees, etc.) who have been financially impacted due to COVID-19.
- Artists' Fellowship, Inc.
The Artists’ Fellowship provides emergency aid to professional visual artists and their families in times of sickness, natural disaster, bereavement or unexpected extreme hardship.
- Artist Rescue Trust
A philanthropically funded program to provide financial relief to Professional Artists and Creatives affected by COVID-19.Professional artistic creators whose primary source of income is made through live performances, tours, or exhibits. The Trust's goal is to provide $500/month for 3 months to artists in need.
- Artwork Archive’s Art Business Accelerator Grant
Providing visual artists with unrestricted funds, resources, and a curriculum to help establish, grow and manage their art careers. The deadline is May 14, 2021.
- American Society of Journalists and Authors: Emergency Assistance Fund
One-time grants for writers to cover medical bills.
- Authors League Fund
The Authors League Fund helps professional authors, journalists, poets, and dramatists who find themselves in financial need because of medical or health-related problems, temporary loss of income, or other misfortune.
- Austin, TX: Banding Together ATX
A resource for musicians, hospitality workers, and service industry businesses of Austin, TX who have been affected by COIVD-19.
- AGMA Relief Fund - American Guild of Musical Artists
The American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) Relief Fund provides support and temporary financial assistance to members who are in need.
- The Alice Award
The $25,000 Alice award is given annually to a richly illustrated book that makes a valuable contribution to its field and demonstrates high standards of production. Books selected by the award jury for the Alice Short List each receive $5,000. The deadline is April 1, 2021.
- Artist Grant: Free Marketing Services + Cash
Annuity Freedom provides a free SEO analysis and recommendations also (1) $100 monthly grant. The Grant winner will be selected on the last date of each month, beginning February 28, 2021.
- Artwork Archive’s Art Business Accelerator Grant
Providing visual artists with unrestricted funds, resources, and a curriculum to help establish, grow and manage their art careers. The application cycle opens on March 1, 2021.
- The Awesome Foundation Grant
Each fully autonomous chapter supports awesome projects through micro-grants, usually given out monthly. These micro-grants, $1000 or the local equivalent, come out of pockets of the chapter's "trustees" and are given on a no-strings-attached basis to people and groups working on awesome projects.
- The Blues Foundation HART Fund - for Blues musicians
The Blues Foundation established the HART Fund (Handy Artists Relief Trust) for Blues musicians and their families in financial need due to a broad range of health concerns.
- Boston City Hall: Call to Artists & Art Organizations
Seeking artists and artist organizations that live or create in Boston to exhibit at Boston City Hall.
- Boston Singers Relief Fund
As an immediate response to the current situation, BSRF is offering one-time grants to reimburse individual classical singers for (some or all of) the income they lost due to COVID-19 related cancellations.
- Bridgesong Fund
The Institute for the Musical Arts is offering an emergency relief for western Massachusetts women, nonbinary, and genderqueer artists of color.
- Call for Outdoor Sculptures
Art In the Orchard (AIO) is seeking sculptures and installations for its 6th biennial outdoor sculpture exhibition at Park Hill Orchard in Easthampton, MA. Submission fee is $20. $500 honorarium. On site residency is possible. The deadline is April 1, 2021.
- Cape Cod Arts Relief Fund
Artists residing in Cape Code, MA who have been greatly impacted by COVID-19 can apply for this microgrant of $500. The grants will be awarded until funds have been completely depleted.
- Carnegie Fund for Authors
Carnegie Fund for Authors awards grants to American authors who have been published by a mainstream publisher and who are in need of emergency funds.
- Columbus, OH Artists COVID-19 Relief Fund
Funds will be distributed among individual artists in Columbus, OH. Priority will be given to BIPOC, transgender and nonbinary, and disabled artists.
- Createwell Fund Residency
This is a one-month, fully funded residency program for “Massachusetts”-based* artists of color that will take place at The Studios at MASS MoCA from August 11 - Sept 7, 2021. The application deadline is April 12, 2021.
- CultureHub Residency
Yearlong residencies will take place between July 1, 2021–June 30, 2022, and will be anchored in either New York or Los Angeles, using a hybrid approach that uses both in-person and online methodologies for collaboration and public engagement. Accepting applications through April 18, 2021.
- David Rockefeller Fund
The David Rockefeller Fund currently has three primary program areas: Arts, Criminal Justice, and Environment. The Arts Program focuses on cultivating, showcasing, and disseminating the stories of innovative art for social change Submit LOI on a rolling basis.
- Digitizing Hidden Collections: Amplifying Unheard Voices
This is a national grant competition administered by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) inviting proposals to digitize materials that deepen public understanding of the histories of people of color and other communities and populations whose work, experiences, and perspectives have been insufficiently recognized or unattended.
- Digital Projects for the Public
The Digital Projects for the Public through the National Endowment for the Humanities supports projects that interpret and analyze humanities content in primarily digital platforms and formats The deadline is June 9, 2021.
- Emergency Survival Fund for LGBTQ2S artists, performers & tip-based workers
This is a fund to help LGBTQ2S people who cannot pay for food, medicine, rent, and necessities because most of their income doesn't come from an employer. Grants based on need and available funds. Rolling until expended.
- Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant
If you are seeking relief for a canceled performance or exhibition due to COVID-19 you can apply for support from the Foundation of Contemporary Arts COVID-19 Relief Fund.
- Gallery 263 Seeking Proposals
Through the Gallery 263 Exhibition Proposal Series (EPS) artists and curators of all experience levels have the opportunity to collaborate with Gallery 263 staff to organize and present polished, self-curated exhibitions in our 700 sq/ft storefront gallery in Cambridge, MA. Submission Deadline: February 21, 2021. Exhibition Dates: April 15–May 15, 2021.
- Greater Worcester Community Foundation Grants
Cultural organizations within the town of Worcester, MA may apply to this grant. Award amount can range from $500 to $5,000.
- International Arts Movement: Hilary Teachout Grants
Hilary Teachout Grants offer artists relief during the coronavirus pandemic. Named the Hilary Teachout Grants, they honor the memory of the wife of theatre critic Terry Teachout; she passed away during the COVID-19 crisis due to an illness that required a double lung transplant. One-time grants of $500 are provided.
- Independent Journalism Grant
The Economic Hardship Reporting Project is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that produces journalism to raise awareness about income inequality and economic unfairness in America. They commission op-eds, personal essays, investigative reports, rich narrative features, podcasts, nonfiction cartoons, photo essays, and documentaries about the United States. Grants generally range from $500 for an op-ed to $10,000 for a documentary.
- Jazz Foundation Musicians Emergency Fund
The Jazz Foundation’s Musicians’ Emergency Fund provides housing assistance, pro bono medical care, disaster relief, and direct financial support in times of crisis.
- Leveler: Peer to Peer Wealth Distribution
People seeking financial assistance may apply and someone in a better financial position will provide an emergency fund for them. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
- The Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed Grant
The Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed Grant is awarded annually to under-recognized American painters over the age of 45 who demonstrate financial need. The Deadline is Thursday, April 1, 2021.
- Max’s Kansas City Project
The Max’s Kansas City Project provides emergency funding & resources to professionals in the creative arts. Individuals who have made their living through their art form either professionally or personally and demonstrate a financial need for medical aid, legal aid or housing.
- Mayer Foundation grant
The Mayer Foundation provides economic relief to individuals, make grants for organizations educational, literary, cultural, humanitarian, scientific, health-care-related and other charitable purposes, and award scholarship benefits and student aid to high school, undergrad, and graduate students.
- Musicians Foundation
Grants for musicians of any genre in a time of acute need, due to personal, medical, dental, or family crisis, natural disaster, or other emergency situation.
- National Leadership Grants for Museums
National Leadership Grants for Museums support projects that address critical needs of the museum field and that have the potential to advance practice in the profession so that museums can improve services for the American public. Grant Amount: $5,000–$1,000,000.
- The Northampton Arts Council - Utility Box Mural
The Northampton Arts Council seeks artists to submit work for consideration for the Traffic Light Utility Box Mural Program. The Commission anticipates selecting artwork for up to 7 utility boxes and The Northampton Arts Council will fund $350 per utility box, inclusive of all artist’s fees, paints and materials. The deadline for the application is May 3, 2021.
- NOT REAL ART Grant Application 2021
The Grant is designed to empower the practice of 6 contemporary artists, each of who receive $2,000. The application deadline is May 14, 2021.
- Newport Festivals Musician Relief Fund
Musicians that have lost income from a canceled gig/performance due to the pandemic may apply to this grant. Priority will be given to musicians who played the Newport Jazz or Folk Festivals and those in the Rhode Island community.
- Open Call: Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism
The funds distributed to artists will assist with research, travel, and other expenses many media outlets struggle to cover, allowing stories that are often out of reach in today’s climate to be produced.
- Pen America - Emergency Funds for Writers List
A listing of national and regional emergency grants available to writers in acute financial crisis.
- Pollock-Krasner Foundation
The Foundation welcomes, throughout the year, applications from visual artists who are painters, sculptors, and artists who work on paper, including printmakers. There are no deadlines. The Foundation will review expenditures relating to an artist's professional work and personal expenses and amounts range up to $30,000. Professional exhibition history will be taken into consideration. Artists must be actively exhibiting their current work in professional artistic venues, such as gallery and museum spaces.
- Portland Artist Relief Fund
Local artists who are able to complete the requirement checklist for eligibility will be able for a $500 cash stipend to help make ends meet due to canceled work that was previously scheduled and/or lost. Creative Portland, the City’s nonprofit arts agency will award $500 stipends for artists in dire need.
- Public Art for Spatial Justice - NEFA
Public Art for Spatial Justice grants supports Massachusetts artists and artistic collaborations to create public art in Massachusetts that fosters public imagination and contributes to more just futures for our public spaces and public culture. The deadline is May 24, 2021.
- The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG)
- The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program was established by the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act, and amended by the American Rescue Plan Act. The program includes over $16 billion in grants to shuttered venues, to be administered by SBA’s Office of Disaster Assistance.
- Sweet Relief COVID-19 Fund
A fund specifically for musicians and music industry workers directly affected by COVID-19. Those who are awarded will receive financial assistance for vital living expenses.
- Theatre Community Benevolent Fund
This fund provides between $500 and $1,500 to individuals involved in theater, and between $1,000 and $6,000 to companies in the greater Boston area. Rolling deadline, application reviewed weekly.
- The Theater Offensive’s QTPOC Artists and Youth Relief Fund 2.0
TTO has established a fund of $10,000 to provide temporary financial assistance to Greater Boston's QTPOC performing artists and youth affected by the pandemic. A limited number of $250 grants while resources last. Applications reviewed biweekly.
- Thespian Relief Grant
The Thespian Relief grants program offers two types of grants to help school theatre programs: $500 grants for schools towards troupe dues. $1000 grants to assist school theatre programs that have been negatively impacted by the cancellation of events or loss of projected revenue, and help with any other issues related to getting a program up and running again this school year. Deadline: Rolling.
- The Uprise Grant Fund - The Sundance Institute
Uprise will dedicate $100,000 to support up to 25 emerging U.S.-based BIPOC artists whose creative development has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Created by the Sundance Institute's Outreach & Inclusion Program, this unrestricted fund will support personal livelihoods and creative projects. The deadline is April 5, 2021.
- Walkaway House Fellowships
The Walkaway House, a new artist residency locale in North Adams, MA, offers a 4-week Pandemic Relief Fellowship (2 available) and a 4-week Fellowship for BIPOC Artists - Aug 7- Sept 3 (2 available) for a private studio and living space. The deadline for both fellowship applications is April 9, 11:59 p.m. EST.
- Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest
Now in its 20th year, this contest seeks today's best humor poems. No fee to enter. Submit published or unpublished work. $3,500 in prizes. This opportunity is open to ongoing one-time submissions.The deadline April 1, 2021.
- Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Dance
The Vilcek Foundation will award three Creative Promise Prizes of $50,000 each to young, immigrant artistic directors, choreographers, and performers who demonstrate outstanding early achievement in dance. Applications are open through June 11, 2021.
- Vox Corona Emergency Fund
Professional vocalists from the Washington, DC area may apply to this fund.
- AIGA - Design Education Resources and Considerations for dealing with COVID-19
A compiled list of a few resources and considerations for those who are trying to figure out the best ways to educate during the COVID-19 crisis.
- Online Art & Design Studio Instruction in the Age of "Social Distancing" Facebook Group
An online resource/discussion page for faculty of studio-based art and design instruction to share strategies, pedagogy and support for instruction in the age of "Social Distancing".
- Accessible Teaching in the Time of COVID-19 - UC Berkeley
Resources and tips on what is helpful for both students and educators when moving the classroom to an online environment.
- Minneapolis Institute of Art: Bring the Arts of Asia into your classroom
Resources designed to support the integration of Asian art and voices into your curriculum.
- Racial Equity in Education: BLM in Schools
A resource that shares news about Black Lives Matter school events, Facebook Live discussion, and more to help students and teachers to take action.
- Teaching Fellowship for Black Writers
GrubStreet’s Teaching Fellowship for Black Writers provides financial and professional development support to two self-identified Black writers interested in teaching classes, participating in events, and working with their instructors and staff to deepen their curriculum. The application deadline is May 25, 2021.
- Ailey All Access
For a limited time, get access to Alvin Ailey’s ‘Revelations’ in its entirety from your own home. Find videos of performances and other ways to connect with the Ailey organization in Ailey All Access.
- All Arts: Dance
Get moving with some dance videos in all different genres to explore the wide range of performance styles. ALL ARTS is an arts and culture hub created by The WNET Group, the parent company of New York’s PBS stations.
- Extensive list of Virtual Museums
A categorized list of museums, exhibits, online collections, etc. that you can explore from the safety of your home while social distancing.
- Google Arts and Culture
Google Arts & Culture has collaborated with over 1,200 museums, galleries and institutions in 70 countries to make their exhibits available for everyone online. Start exploring, now.
- Art Institute of Chicago
Wherever you are, whatever the time, Art Institute of Chicago’s online resources are always here to connect you to their collection of art from around the world—whether you’re seeking inspiration, community, or a little adventure.
- Asian Art Museum
Explore the collections and exhibits of the museum that is home to one of the world’s finest collections of Asian art, boasting more than 18,000 awe-inspiring artworks ranging from ancient jades and ceramics to contemporary video installations.
- Augusta Savage Gallery
Located in New Africa House at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is a multicultural and multi-arts facility. Carolyn Mae Lassiter: A Journey Through My Heart and Mind | A digital art exhibition featuring the works of Carolyn Mae Lassiter. Available until April 20. JuPong Lin: Poetics of Repair - Being Earth, Being Water, April 2 - 22 | Free Event, Opening Performance, Workshops: Fridays, April 9 & 16, 4 p.m. ET, Zoom Closing Reception: Earth Day, Thursday, April 22, 4 p.m. ET, Zoom
- Connect the Arts
A community of people who work in the arts, and people who love the arts. Artists of all kinds–painters, musicians, designers, technicians, writers, art collectives, arts organizations, and more– tell their stories, share events and opportunities, and connect with people who’ll love what they’re creating.
- Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
While currently unable to present live concerts, CMS is committed to continue bringing the best chamber music to people all over the globe through weekly curated playlists and daily releases of archival video and audio
- Broadway Living Room Concerts
With Broadway going dark for the first prolonged period of time since 2007, Broadway stars are getting creative about staying home and sharing their favorite songs from musicals.
Explore online exhibits and collections of the Guggenheim that is dedicated to promoting the understanding and appreciation of art, primarily of the modern and contemporary periods, through exhibitions, education programs, research initiatives, and publications.
- MET Publications
Five Decades of Met Publications on Art History available to read, download and or search for free.
Digitally visit the world’s largest art museum with 360-degree tours inside and out.
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Explore the online collections and exhibits of the largest art museum in the United States.
- Met Opera
“Nightly Met Opera Streams” are available every evening throughout the time that the Opera remains closed. The performances can be streamed every night at 7:30 p.m. ET, 5:30 MT.
- Minneapolis Walker Art Museum
Walker Collections reflect a diverse range of artistic output, including painting, sculpture, films, performances, books, artist archives, and more.
- Musee d'Orsay
A museum housed in a former Beaux-Arts railway station built between 1898 and 1900. The museum holds mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1914, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, and photography.
- National Gallery
The National Gallery of Art – the nation's museum – preserves, collects, exhibits, and fosters an understanding of works of art.
- National Portrait Gallery
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery tells the history of America through visual arts, performing arts, and new media, the Portrait Gallery portrays poets and presidents, visionaries and villains, actors and activists whose lives tell the American story.
- National Theatre
Enjoy world-class theatre online while they are closed.
- National Museum of African American History and Culture
The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. To date, the Museum has collected more than 36,000 artifacts.
- NPR Tiny Desk Concerts
NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts has made it possible for music lovers to enjoy a performance from their own home. From Baroque to pop, there will be something exciting to tune to.
- Plays for Young Artists and Audiences
Stage Partners allows you to read every play in their catalog online. They also provide distant learning resources as well as live performances.
- Seattle Symphony Live Streams
The Seattle Symphony is organizing additional free live streams and rebroadcasts until the orchestra can return to the Benaroya Hall stage.
- Stage shows, musicals, and opera you can watch online now for free
Theatres may be closed, but you can always get a stagey fix online. Here are a series of shows you can watch right now – operas, musicals and more!
- Stars in the House
Stars in the House hosts a live stream of guest performances every evening.
- Portraying the Black American Experience
A video series that shares how the contemporary Black experience has been reflected in iconic works of art.
- Tate Britain
Tate Britain houses a substantial collection of the art of the United Kingdom since Tudor times, and in particular has large holdings of the works of J. M. W. Turner, who bequeathed all his own collection to the nation.
- The Uffizi Gallery
The Uffizi Gallery in Florence houses works by Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, Botticelli and more.
- UMass FAC
From a performance by Leyla McCalla to Monkey Baa Theatre Company reading A Diary of a Wombat, experience the FAC's virtual offerings.
- UMass - Virtual UMCA
Explore exhibitions, the UMCA's Artists’ talks, performances, and panel discussions from the comfort of your own sofa.
- COVID-19 Related Resources and Information for Berkshire, MA Residents
A curated list by 1Berkshire to assist Berkshire Residents given the current climate.
- The Coolidge Village | Front Facade Signage: Request For Proposals
The Coolidge Village Board of Trustees is seeking an artist or team to create an original, site-specific artwork to be installed on the West facade/ entryway to the property. Funding is up to $15k commensurate with the scope of the project. Open to professional artists. Deadline: April 31, 2021
- Northampton Arts Council - BJ Goodwin Memorial Fund
The BJ Goodwin Grant is designed to provide direct assistance to a Northampton-based artist, writer or arts organization in recognition of exceptional work and to support the further development of artistic talents.
- Pioneer Valley Theatre
News and events about theatre in the Pioneer Valley. Submit your virtual performance.
- Valley Artist Directory
For Western MA visual artists, have your name and info listed as an artist in the region.
- ValleyCreates Artist Working Capital Program
The ValleyCreates Artist Working Capital Program is a capacity-building and sustainability initiative for artists who currently live or have studio space in Franklin, Hampshire, and Hampton Counties, Massachusetts. This program pairs a $1,000 mini-grant with opportunities for artists. The deadline is May 1, 2021.
Afrofuturism - A Model for a New World
Youth artists will explore Afrofuturism's tenets and use world-building as an essential tool for belonging, interdependence, and resilience.
- Auntie Sewing Squad
Consider making a donation for these volunteers to continue making face masks for people working on the frontlines and vulnerable communities.
- Care for Your Coronavirus Anxiety
Resources for anxiety and your mental health in a global climate of uncertainty.
- Choruses and COVID-19
This page serves as our central hub of information to help choruses and virtual choir creators stay informed and weather the storm.
- COVID-19 Pictures - Photography Submissions
Photographic artist Jennifer Timmer Trail invites online submissions for an online archive, Covid-19 Pictures. The archive acts as a gathering place, to hold on to these photos. Accepted photographs will be posted along with your name, location, and a link to your website.
- Covid19 Stories
A place for art and art-adjacent personal stories during COVID-19. See other's stories and add your own.
- Creative Responses to COVID-19: USDAC Listening Shareback
Showcases the 400 voices that shared their opinions on funding, healing, and connecting to change the current system and how the arts can help too.
- Creative Ground Directory
You can add yourself to this directory to get noticed as an artist and/or as a creative enterprise.
- Digital Resources for Artists to Continue Career Online
Artwork Archive provides resources for artists to help transition their business onto virtual platforms and bring reassurance during a challenging time. Platforms include video-conferencing, online stores, and more.
- IATSE C.A.R.E.S.
An initiative to assist people who are at-risk, elderly, and those with a disability during COVID-19. They offer a volunteer delivery service to help those get groceries and other supplies.
- No Going Back: A COVID-19 Cultural Strategy Guide
A guide to help artists understand the true power behind art during times of crisis.
- Pao Arts Center: Love Letters to Boston Chinatown
Write a love letter to Boston Chinatown about your favorite memories you’ve had there. You may even create a painting or illustration to express kindness towards the community. Letters, poems, and art will be shared with the Boston Chinatown community.
- Seeking Stories of Grandmothers
The “Our Grandmothers” project will document stories of 50 Grandmothers across ages and ancestries. These cross-cultural images and stories will highlight the influence of these women and their roles in our lives, how grandmothers have influenced our values, aspirations and determination. These exhibitions will travel through Hampden, Franklin, and Hampshire counties.
- Performing Arts Network
A community for performing artists to support & learn from one another during one of the most difficult times for our field.
- Rhode Island School of Design - Professorships in Race in Art & Design (Multidisciplinary)
RISD seeks 10 new full-time faculty members with expertise in the areas of race, colonization, decolonization, post-coloniality, and cultural representation, as well as in material practices of resistance.
- Tips for Hosting a Virtual Event
The best tips on how to make a virtual event work for your business.
- What Role Are You Playing?
MASSCreative offers a guide and helpful links to help us navigate building a more vibrant, connected, and equitable community.