The Show Must Go On! The Impact of COVID-19 on the Arts in BostonPrint PDF
The arts and specifically, the artistic venues, cultural institutions, and nonprofit organizations in the City of Boston, are critical to our city and its economy. COVID-19 has devastated the arts, and sadly, many venues, institutions, and museums are struggling. Some may not recover without private or public financial support.
- What lasting effect will COVID-19 make to Boston’s arts venues and organizations?
- Will employees, staff, and performers be able to recover in 2021?
- What is the status of related businesses that rely on the arts for revenue?
- What will it take to turn the lights back on, bring the bands back together, and put beautiful works of art back on display?
- Kara Elliott-Ortega, Chief of Arts and Culture, City of Boston
- Mark Kerwin, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Director, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Melissa Sampson McMorrow, Co-Chair, Nonprofit and Social Impact group, Nutter
- Josiah Spaulding, President and Chief Executive Officer, Boch Center
- Mark Volpe, President and Chief Executive Officer, Boston Symphony Orchestra
- Bill Kennedy, chair, Public Policy, Nutter
Wednesday, January 27, 2021