Artist Resources

There are several resources available to those artists and arts organizations that have felt the impact of the coronavirus. While this list is not exhaustive, we will do our best to keep it updated. If you know of a resource that is not listed, please contact us at culturalarts@cityofelgin.org

The State of Illinois has created an emergency fund for artists and arts organizations in Illinois called the Arts for Illinois Relief Fund. Applications open on April 1, 2020. 

General Arts Resources

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General resources for all artists and arts organizations.

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Emergency preparedness site for all artists and arts organizations. 

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Information specifically for self-represented artists, talent managers, and agents. 

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A list of emergency funding sources for artists and arts organizations.

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Advice for arts non-profits on managing their programming in times of emergencies.

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Advice on sharing your content online and collaboration in the time of social distancing.

Arts Education Resources

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Advice and resources for teaching performance-based disciplines online.

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Advice for educators teaching online temporarily.

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Advice art arts educators going to online teaching in a hurry.

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A list of resources for teaching theatre online. This site provides lesson plans, accessibility information, videos, groups, and more.

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Advice for newly remote instructors.