COVID-19 Resources for Artists
(Updated as of April 6, 2020)
As the situation with COVID-19 continues to rapidly develop, resources are available for cultural organizations and individual artists to access during this unprecedented crisis.
This resource list provides information, updates, and access to services and financial assistance for artists and cultural organizations impacted by the COVID19 pandemic. Queens’ world-class museums, performing arts institutions, TV and film sound stages, botanical gardens, dance studios, live music venues, and art galleries enrich our communities, stimulate our economy, and draw visitors from around the globe. The creative industries are a defining economic sector for New York City, accounting for 13 percent of the city’s total economic output ($110 billion in 2017)*.
(*The Creative Economy: Art, Culture, and Creativity in New York City. October 25, 2019 NYC Comptroller’s Office Report”)
- NYC Small Business Services’ assistance and guidance for businesses impacted due to novel coronavirus
- NYC Share Your Space survey to identify spaces in your community that could support the City’s emergency operations or community outreach events