ONLINE EVENT

Jewish Arts & Artists In A Time Of COVID-19

WHEN
Thursday, April 02, 2020, 12:00pm – 1:00pm EDT
WHERE
Online
New York, NY
United States

In a prolonged moment of social distancing and sheltering in place, we find ourselves turning to artists for help. Artists and creatives are actively providing entertainment and distraction when we are stranded in our homes. They are helping us empathize with those who are suffering, process our own feelings, and let us try to come to terms with our new reality, together. 

But artists are also among the first to suffer in this moment. 

Working artists have seen their incomes evaporate. Performances, gallery openings, standing gigs, book releases, all have been cancelled or put on indefinite hold.

This conversation, hosted by CANVAS -- a new collaborative giving fund devoted to Jewish arts & culture and incubated at JFN -- will give participants a firsthand account of how these issues are playing out in real-time, and how funders within the Jewish community and beyond are rising to the occasion.

Speakers: 

Lou Cove
Founder of CANVAS & Senior Advisor at the Harold Grinspoon Foundation

Tzivia Schwartz-Getzug
JFN West Coast Director & Senior Advisor at CANVAS 

Ben Gundersheimer
AKA Mister G
Latin GRAMMY Winner and Penguin-RandomHouse/PJ Library Author

Naomi Firestone-Teeter
Executive Director
Jewish Book Council 

Shayna Rose Triebwasser
Righteous Persons Foundation

Malka Aliza Travaglini
The Klarman Family Foundation


CONTACT
Tamar Frydman ·

Will you come?


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