Arts and Culture in a Pandemic: An Existential Threat

​​​COVID-19 brings huge challenges for artists and arts organizations in Wisconsin With the COVID-19 pandemic causing unemployment to increase sharply across Wisconsin’s economy, the arts and culture sector has been among the hardest hit, while receiving the lowest level of state support in the nation, according to research by the Wisconsin Policy Forum. Moreover, ongoing concerns with large gatherings during the pandemic – and the impact of an economic downturn on discretionary household spending – suggest the arts and culture sector may be among the last to revert to normal as the crisis continues, the report finds.

Here is a link to the report's press release:​

Here is a link to the full report: