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WESTAF Announces the Arts + the Rural West Session Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Leah Horn 303.629.1166 leah.horn@westaf.orgDiverse group of arts and culture professionals and practitioners gathered to explore the context of and opportunities for rural arts in the West DENVER, CO, Monday, September 14, 2020—The Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF) announces the publication of the Arts + the Rural West session report. The Arts + the Rural West convening brought together funding and policy organizations with practitioners to consider future directions for rural arts as a policy priority and practice of the field.  This spring, WESTAF’s new Alliances, Advocacy, and Policy and Social Responsibility and Inclusion divisions collaborated to…
Samantha Ortega
September 14, 2020
PublicationsWESTAF News

WESTAF Releases COVID-19 Arts Impact Survey Results

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Leah Horn 303.629.1166 leah.horn@westaf.org Survey data inform future COVID-19 relief efforts for the arts and culture sector in the West DENVER, CO, June 1, 2020—The Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF), a nonprofit arts service organization and leading provider of technology solutions for the arts, has released a report detailing the results of its survey on the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the creative sector in the western region. The creative economy is a vital industry sector across the West generating $196.2 billion in industry earnings and supporting 1,388,864 jobs, according to WESTAF Creative Vitality™ Suite…
Samantha Ortega
June 1, 2020