ARTS COMMUNITY & PARTICIPANT RESOURCES
A Cast of Thousands… of Talented Event Enthusiasts
Arts Community COVID-19 Resources
The impact of COVID-19 on the arts, and on every individual whose life and livelihood is connected to the arts, has been profound. If you are in need, we encourage you to connect with these and related organizations who are attempting to help:
- Californians for the Arts: This site provides an excellent series of resources for both urgent action and support for those in need.
- Americans for the Arts: Same as above except on a national level.
- COVID-19 Freelance Artists Resource: A valuable and constantly updated list of key resources for Freelance artists.
- Artists Thrive: Created by a coalition of artists for other artists.
Participant Arts Resources
This evolving list provides links to sister organizations doing the work of teaching and sharing the fruits of our larger creative community.
- Lark Camp: An annual event where musicians, singers, and dancers learn traditional styles from all over the world.
- PEERS: The Period Events & Entertainments Re-Creation Society, Inc., which celebrates “…entertainment as something for people to do rather than watch.”
- Idyllwild Arts, Native American Arts Program: IA has supported and inspired artists of all ages since 1946. Their Native Arts program was created by our friend Tom Fresh. Faire founders, Ron and Phyllis Patterson taught art and drama at IA in the 1960s!
- The Living History Centre: Research nonprofit that maintains an in-depth library and archive, offers classes and workshops on historical life and performance, and conducts informational exchanges with international history sites.
- Fractured Atlas: Providing business tools, tips and resources including funding opportunities for artists of color.