Performing Artists Prepare for a Fresh Start

Performing Artists Prepare for a Fresh Start Under a New Administration

 

January 18, 2021

 

Arts administrators have lots of ideas for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

 

As Joe Biden and Kamala Harris prepare for their inauguration, the leaders of the Bay Area’s performing arts community have a dual message for the incoming administration.

We need help. And we can help.

In a series of interviews, area arts administrators were overflowing with ideas regarding the types of assistance they hope to receive from the federal government, from grants with fewer strings attached to a welcome-back-to-the-theater marketing campaign.

Many also see this moment as an opportunity to move the arts from the periphery to the center of the national conversation. The arts, they argue, can play an enormously positive role in reestablishing a sense of community, shared purpose, and national unity in the wake of a uniquely difficult period in our history. They want the federal government to understand that and champion it.

 

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Performing Artists Prepare for a Fresh Start Under a New Administration (sfcv.org)