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.
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:
- Virtual Iowa Arts Summit 2020 conference hosted by the Iowa Arts Council on Friday, August 7 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CDT
- Networking for Disaster Management in the Performing Arts webinar hosted by Performing Arts Readiness on Wednesday, August 12 from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CDT
- Safety and Security for Performing Arts webinar hosted by Performing Arts Readiness on Thursday, August 13 from 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM CDT