Briefly Stated 12.28.20

Briefly Stated 12.28.20

OMNIBUS SPENDING, CORONAVIRUS RELIEF: WHAT'S IN IT FOR US?  The down-to-the-wire bipartisan legislation that Congress passed on December 21 includes $900 billion for Covid-19 economic relief and a $1.4 trillion Omnibus FY21 spending bill that funds the federal government. President Donald Trump signed the bill on December 27. Here’s an inexhaustive look at what the legislation will mean for the…

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Briefly Stated 12.18.20

Briefly Stated 12.18.20

MISSOURI ARTS AWARDS Congratulations to the recipients of the 2021 Missouri Arts Awards, the state’s highest honor in the arts. Honorees are recognized for their profound and lasting contributions to Missouri’s artistic and cultural legacy. The St. Louis area recipients are: Upstream Theater (Arts Organization), Cherokee Street (Creative Community), and Clayco (Philanthropy), which is being recognized especially for its equity efforts, including…

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Briefly Stated 12.11.20

Briefly Stated 12.11.20

CRITICAL MASS MOVES TO GOOGLE The Critical Mass for the Visual Arts online forum has moved from Yahoo to Google. The group is monitored to keep content on topic. Subscribe by sending a blank email to: criticalmassstl+subscribe@googlegroups.com. Established in 1995, Critical Mass for the Visual Arts is a nonprofit visual arts collaborative dedicated to promoting, enhancing, and initiating contemporary visual art in…

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Briefly Stated 12.4.20

Briefly Stated 12.4.20

EVERY ARTIST INSURED Open enrollment on HealthCare.gov runs through December 15. You can’t be denied coverage or be charged more because of a pre-existing condition, and most artists qualify for subsidies. Learn about choosing a plan, estimating your income, and more here. Need help? Get free, in-person or virtual assistance here or call 1-800-466-3213. CREATIVE CAPITAL  Creative Capital supports artists with up to $50,000 in…

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