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COVID-19 Resource Roundup: July 24 – August 6

A handbook for working in community, new research updates, disaster management advice, and an art break from South Dakota. It’s all in this week’s resource roundup.


Photo: Samba Sam introduces the cuica to Fairmont, MN middle school students as part of a World Fest residency.

In Case You Missed It

Handbook for Artists Working in Community
In this day and age of continued disparities, injustices, pandemics and systemic racism, artists are critical agents of change in our communities. This new handbook from Springboard for the Arts is a practical manual for individual artists who would like to work in and work with community.

COVID-19’s Impact on The Arts Research & Tracking Update
Americans for the Arts leads four national studies tracking the human and financial impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on the arts. Read the latest update.

Art Break!

Love Fight Pray: Rising Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Voices
Arts Midwest is partnering with the South Dakota Arts Council, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and an outstanding group of South Dakota artists as part of the Arts Across America series. Love Fight Pray: Rising Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Voices features Native artists performing spoken word poetry, rap, and rock during a live, virtual performance.

Click here to learn more, and tune in to the livestream on Facebook Live at 3 pm CDT/2 pm MDT, Monday, Aug. 10.

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: