Global call to creatives! @UN needs your help translating critical public health messages about #coronavirus into work that will engage & inform people across different cultures, languages, communities & platforms. Submissions open on a rolling basis.

CAA members provide crucial service to the field by participating on editorial boards and committees.

See the list of current openings and apply:

#ArtJournalOpen #TheArtBulletin #caareviews

On April 7 @ArkDesC will collaborate with @e_flux to bring you a calming, live virtual vernissage of 'WEIRD SENSATION FEELS GOOD' – an exhibition about #ASMR.

🌐 Where:
🕔 When: 17.00 CEST
🎧 Use headphones for best experience!


Anonymous Was A Woman (AWAW) has introduced an emergency relief grant program to support women-identifying visual artists over 40 who have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis (administered by NYFA). Full details here, please share widely!

Letters against Separation on e-flux conversations

Read here:

#efluxconversations #HitoSteyerl #LiuDing #LiuQingshuo #CarolYinghuaLu #IrmgardEmmelhainz #ClaireFontaine #HanminKim #BaharNoorizadeh #OxanaTimofeeva

The Helen Frankenthaler Foundation said it will commit $5 million in relief across three initiatives to be supported over the next three years.

Museum news––we’re delighted to announce @LauraRaicovich has been named Interim Director 🎉! Join us in welcoming her to the Museum and read the full story via @rpogrebin for @nytimes:

Designers such as Christian Siriano are making masks and others have opened their factory space to manufacture masks and offices to sort donations.

Learn how participants in creative aging programs at @AnchorageMuseum are immersed in Alaskan culture:
🔹 Video by an Alaska Native artist
🔹 Sketches of the Iñupiaq Wolf Dance & regalia ca.1900
🔹 Archives of Anchorage arts performances
🔹 Yup’ik dance

In honor of Dr. David C. Driskell, who passed away this week at the age of 88, we’ve made a selection of articles by him or related to his work available to access for free @Arts_Routledge through the end of April: #ArtJournal #TheArtBulletin

📣PAD Members! Deadline extended! Proposals for the PAD-sponsored session at the 2021 @caavisual Annual Conference in NY will now be accepted until April 15.
#publicartdialogue #publicart #PAD

Next week, @Philanthropy hosts a webinar "The Stimulus Bill and Nonprofits: Answers to Your Questions" to explore what the law means for your organization & how you can use these and other elements of the new legislation to further your mission.

#caareviews: Itay Sapir @UQAM writes about The Neapolitan Lives and Careers of Netherlandish Immigrant Painters (1575–1655) (@amsterdamupress) by Marije Osnabrugge:

“In the past three months rumor, gossip, and hearsay have filled our lives with anxiety, fear, shock, and sometimes hope and elation.”
—Letters against Separation – Liu Ding, Liu Qingshuo, and Carol Yinghua Lu as a family in Beijing

"All too often we see that when things get hard... equity and inclusion fall by the wayside for “higher-priority” tasks. Let this time be different."

Read more from Andrew Plumley in the first of a series on Museums and Equity in Times of Crisis:

.@Americans4arts has gathered an extensive list of resources of national and local resources for artists during COVID-19.

ICYMI this week: How the #CARESAct supports arts & culture, creative pricing strategies for artists (ever more important in the current economy), and a new resource to help artists and municipal governments partner on community-minded projects.

Important updates on #COVID19 financial support:
➡️ #FamiliesFirst paid leave provisions are now effective.
➡️ Small businesses—including museums with less than 500 employees—can apply for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

Learn more:


We've just launched a weekly #podcast w/ @NEAArtsChair Mary Anne Carter!

This week listen in as she talks about the impact of #COVID19 on the arts community & the $75 million @NEAarts received in the CARES Act to award to the nonprofit arts sector:

The J. Paul Getty Trust has announced a $10-million #COVID19 relief fund for small & midsize visual arts organizations in Los Angeles County.

"@cueart and AICA-USA are looking for writers to write critical essays about Yara El-Sherbini (based in Santa Barbara, CA; deadline April 9) and James Maurelle (based in Philadelphia, PA; deadline May 12)." cc. @hyperallergic

How the Coronavirus Will Transform the Art World. “All of us are here to go the distance for what we love. That distance has begun.”

@Americans4Arts has compiled a comprehensive guide to economic relief initiatives for artists and art organizations. If you or anyone you know could benefit from the information, please share. Take care of yourselves.

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