Wisconsin Arts Listening and Resource Sessions: How Can We Help?

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Listening Sessions:

A conversation with Wisconsin Arts Board Director George Tzougros, Assistant Director Karen Goeschko, and Arts Wisconsin Director Anne Katz about the needs of Wisconsin’s arts secto​r during the COVID-19 crisis.​

Arts constituents are invited to join any session to share input about the impact of the pandemic and recommendations for action by the Wisconsin Arts Board and Arts Wisconsin.  

Listening Session Schedule:  Every Friday in April, 2020 at 9:00 am
To participate in any/all sessions, go to www.zoom.us/j/4601378823
Enter Meeting ID: 460-137-8823
Registration is not required.​​

Thank you to those of you who have joined us to share your thoughts, best practices, questions, resources, and energy so far!


  • Transcript from WI Museums Listening Session can be found here - May 8
  • Transcripts from March Listening Sessions can be found here

Resource Sessions:

Join us!
To participate, go to www.zoom.us/j/4601378823
Enter Meeting ID: 460-137-8823
Phone: +1 312 626 6799 | meeting ID: 460 137 8823


What is the unique role of arts / culture organizations and makers for our vulnerable elders in this moment? 
Anne Basting, director of Timeslips, UW-Milwaukee professor, and MacArthur Fellow, focuses on Wisconsin for this webinar, and looks at broader examples to inspire and model potential collaborations and lasting changes. Notes available here​.

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Public Affairs Specialist for Wisconsin, Shirah Rachel Apple, an artist and arts appreciator, talks with Wisconsin’s creative sector about navigating the SBA’s new loan and debt relief resources.   
Power Point available here
For detailed information on SBA programs for the coronavirus, visit www.sba.gov/coronavirus.