Updates from the Arts, Culture & Tourism Caucus

After the Arts, Culture, and Tourism summit on December 3, 2021 that brought together sector representatives, interested legislators, and state agency leaders to discuss the priorities, challenges, and issues of the sectors, the Arts, Culture, and Tourism (ACT) Caucus held another meeting on January 26, 2022. Review the Agenda During the December ACT Caucus summit,…

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Crunch Time for Arts Funding

We’re down to the final stretch of the legislative session and the Appropriations Committee is making decisions right now on their budget priorities. We need to be sure arts and culture is one of them! The committee is working on two budgets: The 2022/2023 state budget currently calls for the Tourism Fund to be replenished from the…

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Pandemic Response Resources

Data and resources available are changing rapidly during this time of crisis, so we’re providing links to governmental and organizational websites that are collecting information of interest to the cultural community. NEW: Get updated information about tax policies, PPP, SVOG, and other Government programs from the American Rescue Plan from this PowerPoint by the Americans…

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COVID-19 Impact Update

In response to the pandemic crisis and its economic impact, CAA continues to gather resources, data, and information for and about our statewide arts and culture community. When the time comes, we stand ready to assist in the reopening and rebuilding of arts organizations and the well-being of individual artists. We also have recommendations for…

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Video and Resources from Arts Community Meeting

On April 7, CAA hosted an Arts Community Meeting with guest speaker Liz Shapiro, State Director of Arts, Preservation and Museums, within the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD). Over two hundred arts administrators, artists, and advocates participated on Zoom and Facebook Live! In addition to updates about programs and resources available through the Office of the…

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