Coronavirus News & Resources for the Arts-in-Ed Community

As we navigate the evolving challenges of social distancing, school closures, and virtual learning, we are committed to partnering with our national network and the arts-in-education community to forge new and innovative ways to inspire young people and expand their learning through the arts. Over the coming weeks, we will be updating this page with curated resources and articles of interest for artists, educators, nonprofits, and families, navigating this challenging time along with us:

 

TEACH & LEARN

Resources For Teaching and Learning During This Period of Social Distancing
A positive attitude and a flexible mindset are key to making the online transition as smooth as possible.

Online Teaching Resources for Music Educators
Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute provides a wealth of online programs and resources for educators to use free of charge.

Time to talk, play, and create: Supporting children’s learning at home
Boredom can spark creativity.

School Districts in 7 States Getting Remote Learning Help From Public Television
Local PBS affiliates in seven states so far have partnered with school districts, according to America's Public Television Stations, a trade group representing non-commercial broadcasters. That includes California, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, Oklahoma and Virginia. More partnerships are in the works.

Free Online Workshop: Teaching and Learning Music Online
Recording of a one-hour webinar presented by The NAMM Foundation that brought together 5,000 artists and educators.

Arts Instructional Resources
Growing library of instructional resources across artforms, curated by SEADAE for parents and educators.

 

UPLIFT & INSPIRE

Kids sending smiles to senior citizens with cards and videos
It speaks for itself.

2,500 Museums You Can Now Visit Virtually
If you’re feeling hungry for art while you’re stranded at home, here are 12 selections out of 2,500 world-class museums and galleries.

A List Of Live Virtual Concerts To Watch During The Coronavirus Shutdown
Feast your ears on this selection of virtual concerts, provided courtesy of NPR Music.

The Met Opera To Stream Operas For Free During Coronavirus Closure
The renound Metropolitain Opera will begin streaming encore presentations from their award-winning Live in HD series on the company website for the duration of the closure.

 

SUSTAIN & LEAD

Sustainability to Survivability: 5 Nonprofit Finance Must-Do’s in the Time of COVID
As organizations struggle to maintain operations, payrolls, or both while revenue is decreasing, there are steps they can take to increase likelihood of success. 

Quick & Dirty: Going Virtual Fast & Well
As organizations think through how to do what they do in this pandemic moment, so must boards quickly move from face-to-face to virtual meetings — and many are floundering.

Making the Most of “Going Virtual” in Response to COVID-19
One thing to be particularly mindful of is creating connections and team culture. Now more than ever you’ll want to build connection and reduce social isolation.

What Nonprofit Board Members Should Be Doing Right Now to Address the COVID-19 Situation
Many nonprofits and their boards are wrestling with difficult questions and decisions. In these uncertain times, as the situation rapidly changes, the board needs to provide steady and adaptive leadership in partnership with and in support of the CEO.

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