Arts Action Center

Information and Resources for the Creative Sector re COVID-19

Talking points about the arts, arts education, and creative economy
Wisconsin arts issues
Stories:  Wisconsin’s Creative Sector
National arts issues
General advocacy information and inspiration
Connecting with elected officials and decision-makers
Directories and Information

The times call for creative, pro-active, positive, and vigilant leadership.    Use Arts Wisconsin’s Arts Action Center to stay informed and be involved.

Latest news in the age of COVID-19:

  • Advocacy Briefing:  What’s in the new Federal Relief Bill? 
    Arts Wisconsin Director Anne Katz presented a review of the new Federal Pandemic Relief package  including Federal Unemployment Assistance, a second round of Paycheck Protection Program loans, and the $15 Billion “Save Our Stages” grants for live performance venues, performing arts, movie theaters and museums, on 1-6-2021.  Watch for more advocacy sessions during 2021.  Click here for info about the briefing, and up to date info about the legislation,
  • Click here to take action to ask state and federal representatives to invest in creative businesses and people. The COVID crisis is devastating Wisconsin’s creative economy.  Without continued and expanded federal relief, the sector’s immediate and long-term viability is in jeopardy. Now is the moment for everyone who cares about Wisconsin’s future to come together and demand action. 
  • Information and Resources for the Creative Sector re COVID-19 – updated continuously

Talking points about the arts, arts education, and creative economy

Wisconsin arts issues

Stories:  Wisconsin’s Creative Sector

National arts issues – updated often

General advocacy information and inspiration

Connecting with elected officials and decision-makers

Directories and Information

Connecting with candidates during election season

Organizing in your community