Grantee in the News | Apr 2020

Bay Area arts leaders consider next steps after a long shutdown

Gov. Gavin Newsom has suggested that live performing arts and other cultural events were unlikely to return in full force for several months, presenting a long-term threat for arts and entertainment organizations. Art leaders are rethinking the offerings they provide to patrons. According to San Francisco Opera General Director Matthew Shilvock, “we are prepared to connect with our audiences in whatever creative ways we can – even if it’s all digital.”