COVID-19 has hit the arts community particularly hard. Concerts, theaters, shows, museums and other performance venues are canceled or closed, leaving thousands without work. Artists have turned to social media and online platforms to make sure the show goes on, and in Sacramento, nearly 250 Sacramento artists and arts organizations have been selected to receive $14.2 million in grants to help those struggling. Today on Insight, art and culture in the age of COVID-19 and how artists are surviving as the pandemic worsens this holiday season.
- POLITICO California Playbook co-writer Jeremy B. White with the latest ongoings at the statehouse and COVID-19 in California
- Sacramento Business Journal Staff Writer Emily Hamann on the news of Sacramento awarding $14.2 million in arts and culture grants, how the arts have been affected by the pandemic, and what to expect heading into winter
- Verge Center for the Arts Founding Director and Sacramento Alliance for Regional Arts Founding Board Member Liv Moe on the impact COVID-19 has had on the arts in Sacramento and how arts and arts organizations can survive this latest stay-at-home order
- Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts at UC Davis Executive Director Don Roth checks-in on how the Center is managing and the cancellation of its entire 2020-21 season lineup
- Sacramento-based artist Ana Valentine on her experience during the pandemic, Wide Open Walls, and how her personal work has been affected