CARES Act Provides Support
for Artists and Arts Organizations

April 14, 2020By Lauren Hainley, Program Manager, Houston Arts AllianceRecovery

Two weeks ago, Congress passed the historic CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act), a $2 trillion relief measure designed to provide resources and supports in the wake of the global Covid-19 pandemic confronting the United States and the world. Touching virtually every segment of the US economy, the CARES Act provides three … Read More

Event Safety Alliance Summit 2018 Report

March 8, 2019By Matthew Ché KowalEvent

Matthew Ché Kowal was honored to be sponsored by and The Mellon Foundation, Denver Arts &Venues and Create Denver to attend the Event Safety Alliance Summit Nov 28 – Nov 30, 2018 in Lititz, Pennsylvania. This year’s event, “Designing for Safety: Planning, Creativity, and the Art of Problem Solving,” explored intentional design and safety/operational plans, training, event structures, and careers. This … Read More

Expect the Unexpected

December 4, 2018By Nik HoneysettRecovery

The Balboa Park Online Collaborative (BPOC) is a technology and strategy non-profit, who also serves the cultural institutions in San Diego’s Balboa Park, with a suite of IT and digital needs. BPOC’s business model is based on leveraging the economy of scale to offer quality products and services at an affordable price, in some instances providing services on a … Read More

Here’s to a Speedy Recovery:
The Alley Theatre’s Comeback from Hurricane Harvey

April 18, 2018By Tom Clareson, PAR Project DirectorRecovery

In late August 2017, the Alley Theatre was underwater – literally. Water flowed into the theatre’s main facility, submerging the Neuhaus Theatre, knocking out power, and causing worries about mold and other damage to the Alley’s performance spaces.But by late January 2018, performances were being held in all of the Alley’s available spaces. The premiere … Read More