The coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating impact on our arts and cultural community – locally, regionally and nationally. For well over a year, arts and culture has risen with resiliency, creativity and commitment.

This page shares updates and compiled links to resources for funding, guidelines, webinars, programming and best practices as they become available. Scroll below to view latest news and resources.

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This has been a very challenging time for all and yet, despite hard economics and uncertainty, our regional arts and cultural community has risen to to show amazing response, resiliency and creative collabaoration  Kudos to all for your courage, your creativity and your entrepreneurial spirit as we all navigate through these uncertain times.

Links for COVID-19
Information, Orders & Resources

As our communities, state and nation continue to face the challenges and uncertainy of the pandemic, our creative sector must continue to respond as conditions require. Following are links to agencies and resources for the most recent guidance.

        • Michigan Coronavirus Response at
          Michigan Department of Health & Human Services
          Multiple resources, Link Here
        • Federal COVID Resources & Programs, Link Here
        • Centers for Disease Control, Link Here
        • Frequently Asked Questions, Link Here

Covid Resources


COVID Aid Resources

COVID Aid Resources

Link to American for the Arts most recent resources for COVID-19 Economic Aid available to arts and cultural ...

Programming Tools & Best Practices

Colleagues in the Network, throughout Michigan and beyond have been sharing resources, tools and best practices as we all pivot our programming and planning in response to COVID-19. Several are noted above, here are some added links to tools, reports and best practices.