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COVID-19 Resources for Artists

Posted 16 days ago ago by Juanita Lopez (ITSD)

Important Updates about COVID-19  

The City of San Antonio continues to monitor and provide information on COVID-19. For updates, including City closures and changes to services, please go to: Also, please note that Centro de Artes and Culture Commons galleries are closed in alignment with San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg’s Declaration of Public Health Emergency.

Corona Arts Relief Fund

The Department of Arts & Culture and Luminaria Artists Foundation have partnered to provide the Corona Arts Relief program, which provides support to individual artists in Bexar County during the national CORONA/COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more here:
UPDATE: This program has already received an overwhelming response from artists applying for support. In order to match applicants with sufficient resources, Luminaria Artist Foundation is pausing the applications on Friday, April 3rd at 5 PM.  The goal is to restart the program with additional funding and we will provide updates when available.

Additional Resources for Artists & Arts Organizations 

Here’s some additional resources, which are updated regularly, to help out and provide guidance and advice in this uncertain time.



Promotion of Online Events

The Department of Arts & Culture is working to gather information about online events, workshops, initiatives, etc. that artists and arts organization are holding online in lieu of in-person programming. It is our goal to promote these events, so that arts patrons and the arts community can continue to support you through this difficult time. Click here to view available Online/Streaming events.

  • Once you have created your login in, enter your online event information and then select the Primary Category Type as "Online/Streaming" and then tag any other subsequent categories in the secondary category type field.

In addition:

  • Click here for tips for driving revenue/donations via your online event and promotions.

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