The Show Must Go On? COVID-19 and the St. Louis Arts

Becky Rasmussen

The Show Must Go On? COVID-19 and the St. Louis Arts

Date(s) - May 05, 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


The arts and culture sector across our nation and around the globe is taking a huge hit from the current pandemic. In our time of social distancing, arts organizations and funders are scrambling to adjust to the new reality of reduced budgets, shortened seasons and online programming — all while continuing to support artists and connect with audiences.


What does all this mean for the St. Louis art scene? Bring your questions and join us as FOCUS President & CEO Dr. Yemi Akande-Bartsch sits down with:

  • Chris Hansen, Executive Director, Kranzberg Arts Foundation
  • Mont Levy, Chairman, Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis
  • Joan Lipkin, Artistic Director, That Uppity Theatre Company
  • Hana S. Sharif, Augustin Family Artistic Director, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis

FREE and open to all; registration required.