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COVID-19 Resources

Dear Presenters,

For an industry whose long-standing motto is "the show must go on," the events of the past 18+ months have been unprecedented. Michigan Presenters Network is here for you. You can reach us at


We’ve gathered together resources for easy reference. We hope these are helpful to you. Please also stay connected by following us on Facebook and sign up to receive email newsletters from us.

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Journalists to follow, recommended by epidemiologists:

From epidemiologist: "Some academic research centers have been on top of the outbreak since it began. They have good data from around the world and are compiling additional resources."


Additional Resources:

Colleen Dilenschneider issued a report addressing when patrons anticipate returning to regular attendance behaviors.

​3/23/20 DATA UPDATE: How COVID-19 is Impacting Intentions to Visit Cultural Entities

Capacity Interactive put together some digital marketing suggestions and examples.

Emergency Preparedness Example



Google Drive Resources on remote teaching

Some positive messaging from Tim Cusack about how to cope

Americans for the Arts Resource and Response Center

ArtsReady has put together a set of valuable resources. Visit ArtsReady for more and replay the following webinars from APAP and ArtsReady’s partners in the field:

From Michael Kaiser of the DeVos Institute of Arts Management, PRACTICAL STEPS DURING A TIME OF UNCERTAINTY.


Association of Performing Arts Presenters: APAP and the Alliance of Performing Arts Conferences hosted the first in a series of important field-wide conversations. You can now watch it online: "We Are Stronger Together: Navigating Crises and Sustaining Healthy Relationships in the Era of Coronavirus." Also posted is the full transcript and the chat box thread.

Washington Post Article: The virus has arts groups hanging by a thread. Some ideas about saving them.

Notes from the Michigan Presenters conference call on Friday, March 13


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