What do MN arts groups need to survive coronavirus? Broadband makes the shortlist

The threat of coronavirus has not been kind to Minnesota arts community. All in-person events have cancelled – music, art exhibits, theater and festivals. Audiences have been told to stay home. So artists are learning to improvise and the community at large is finding ways to support them – because we miss art!

MinnPost recently ran an article outlining the issue and some solutions for artists and art organizations…

“It was agreed that resources for individual artists and creative workers would be centralized at the website for Springboard for the Arts. The best information for nonprofits in general is the National Council of Nonprofits.” See especially the recording of the recent webinar, one of the links you’ll find at MCA.

I recently saw a state survey of artists on what they felt they needed. As you can see below, broadband made the top of the lists for both artists and organizations…

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About Ann Treacy

Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (blandinonbroadband.org), hosts a radio show on MN music (mostlyminnesota.com), supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota (elimstrongtowershelters.org) and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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