Webinars + Connecting COVID-19 Resources

If you have links to articles, resources and other materials that you think may be useful to the arts and culture sector in Alaska as we navigate the current circumstances, please contact ASCA Community Arts Program Director Charlie Sears at charles(dot)sears(at)alaska.gov. Stay well, and we are grateful for all that you do! (lastest update: 4/20/2020)


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Upcoming Webinars

Past Webinars (Recorded)

  • (Recorded) Alliance of Artist Communities – RECAP: COVID-19 Approaches for Residencies Online Share-outOn March 19th, AAC facilitated the first of many field-wide online conversations on COVID-19 resources and approaches for residencies. The conversation was led by ArtsReady and five residency leaders and covered: pandemic preparedness and planning, approaching funders, safety for artists and staff, and how to recognize bias and assumptions in the decision-making process. This conversation is the first in a series of online programs AAC will host.  https://www.artistcommunities.org/news/recap-covid-19-approaches-residencies-online-share-out
  • (Recorded) How to plan a virtual event: Vimeo’s live production experts tell-all – Thursday, March 26 at 2 pm ET – As businesses and organizations shift their in-person event strategies to virtual experiences, Vimeo’s live production team is here to help navigate these changes successfully under tight deadlines. https://vimeo.com/enterprise/live-production-broadcast
  • (Recorded) The Alliance of Performing Arts Conferences* webinar: We Art Stronger Together: Navigating the Coronavirus Webinar – A sector-wide town hall meeting specific to COVID-19 organized in collaboration with Arts Midwest, Arts Northwest, Arts Ready, Association for Performing Arts Professionals, Folk Alliance International, North American Performing Arts Managers and Agents, North Carolina Presenters Network, International Performing Arts for Youth, South Arts, and Western Arts Alliance. https://youtu.be/pWpluiujFUg
  • (Recorded) Coronavirus Preparedness Webinar – Theatre Communications Group – The Coronavirus Preparedness Webinar provided a holistic take on preparedness for theatres, including a deeper understanding of the virus from an epidemiologist’s perspective; general preparedness strategies; how to forecast budget shifts should productions be canceled; how to navigate insurance; and how the theatre field might take collective action to weather this potential crisis.  https://vimeo.com/396031559
  • (Recorded) Prepare your organization for the Coronavirus Disease Outbreak – Event Safety Alliance  This webinar looks at this public health crisis from two distinct perspectives: Infectious Disease Business Continuity Planning and Crisis Management. Does your organization have the right plans in place to continue operations during an infectious disease outbreak? Is there a process in place to gather and analyze current information and make informed decisions? Is there a crisis management process and team in place? When do you activate them? https://eventsafetyalliance.webinarninja.com/live-webinars/230074/register?in_tok=b89eff2c-b5bb-4138-a8df-8a6f06a4366a&wid=230074