Safety for stagehands, the latest data on culture in crisis, and new virtual conferences. It’s all in this week’s resource roundup.
Photo: Artists from the Experiential Theater Company lead a workshop at Central Community House in Columbus, OH. Photo by Amy Handra, courtesy of Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA).
In Case You Missed It
Culture Track Releases Culture & Community in a Time of Crisis Report
Dig into how arts and culture are impacting the lives of Americans during these painful times, and take away strategies for adaptation, resilience, and relevance by reading this special report from Culture Track.
IATSE Releases COVID-19 Reopening Plan
The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has released 27-page set of guidelines detailing a possible COVID-19 Safety Program for stagecraft workers in entertainment venues and workspaces like theaters and live performance venues.
Arts Midwest + WAA 2020 Conference Website Launch
Arts Midwest and Western Arts Alliance have launched a new website with newly-released details about the virtual program for our joint 2020 Conference, taking place October 6–9. Access early inspiration and be sure to save the date for this not-to-miss programming that will dig deep into COVID-19 discussions and next steps.
Upcoming Events + Webinars
We keep updating our COVID-19 events calendar with upcoming online webinars from around the country. Here are some of our top picks:
- Sharing the Process: Re-Opening the Performing Arts in Ireland webinar hosted by Minnesota Theater Alliance on Wednesday, July 29 from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM CDT
- Pandemic Response for Performing Arts Organizations webinar hosted by Performing Arts Readiness on Tuesday, August 4 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CDT
- Virtual Iowa Arts Summit 2020 conference hosted by the Iowa Arts Council on Friday, August 7 from 8:00 PM – 4:00 PM CDT