7. Sector-specific information and advice

Please email mobility(at)on-the-move.org in case of update, correction or new resources.

For the overall list of resources 'Coronavirus: Resources: Arts, Culture and Cultural Mobility', done in partnership with Circostrada, follow this weblink.

Organisations with a * are On the Move's members


Last update: 31 March 2020 (latest updates with the sign ◊ ) 

(photo @ Wimo Ambala Bayang, Long time no see, 2011)

Europe / International:

Information across disciplines: 

Covid-19 Cultural & Creative Industry - link

Marketable Skills from Professional Artists needed for a new website - link

Find creative skills across the globe - link

COVID-19 & Freelance Artists - link


Sector specific: Music / Performing Arts:

◊ IETM * > Performing arts in times of the pandemic: status quo and the way forward - link

◊ European Dancehouse network - Dancehouses at home - link

◊ SickFestivals - Updated listing fo postponed or cancelled festivals (music) - link

◊ Update for Festivals (cancellations / postponements) by European Festivals' Association - link 1 / link 2

MusicxCorona daily newsletter by Bas Grasmayer - link




FAQ Corona-Virus & Veranstaltungsverbot - Updates by IG Kultur* - link



Information and taylor-made advice related to the Corona virus by Cultuurloket* - link



Canadian Artists' Representation: CARFAC responses to Covid-19 - link


Czech Republic:

◊ Arts and Theatre Institut* - Culture in quarantine (with regular editions) - link



◊ TINFO* updated information - link



Pages actualisées régulièrement: 

LAPAS: Informations pour le spectacle vivant dans le contexte du coronavirus - link 

- CND: Fil d'information aurpès du secteur chorégraphique - link

- ArtCena / Conseils juridiques - link

- Page ressources de Spectacle Vivant en Bretagne (inclus les liens vers les syndicats, les démarches pour centraliser les préjudices etc.) - link

- Page ressources (articles) pr Profession Spectacle - link

- La Maison des artistes - link

 - Information par le SMA (Syndicat des Musiques Actuelles) - link



- Dispositif activité partielle - link

- Information officielle du 16 mars notamment sur les manifestations publiques - link

- Information sur les arrêts maladie en période de pandémie et intermittence 

Assurance Maladie: Covid-19 : des arrêts de travail simplifiés pour les salariés contraints de garder leurs enfants - link



◊ Touring Artists* updated information - link



◊ Visual Artists Ireland - Virtual help desk - link

Information by Theatre Forum - link


- Information by the Ministry of Cultural Activities and Tourism - link

- Strumenti utili per uscirne professionalmente vivi - link



- Informations pour le secteur culturel via Culture.lu - link


◊ The Impact of COVID-19 on the Cultural and Creative Sectors in Malta by ARC (27 March 2020) - link

◊ The impacts of coronavirus on the artists in Malta by Culture Venture (21 March 2020) - link

The Netherlands:

DutchCulture’s Mobility Info Point helpdesk* voor gevolgen coronavirus op internationale samenwerking| - link

-  Information for design and online culture - link

 A list by Kunsten92 for all disciplines / sectors (including heritage) on initiatitves related to the Corona virus - link


Resources and Aid for Philippines-based Freelance Artists, Cultural Workers, and Creatives - link


Statement on 20 March by the Ministry of Culture to extend the restriction of public events and cultural places until further notice - link



Coronavírus/ COVID-19 e o sector cultural - link

Regular updates on the facebook page of Polo Cultural Gaivotas Boavista* - link



The National Arts Councill is also offering one o one chats for freelancers who are the worst hit - link



◊ Coronavirus: Informationen für Kulturschaffende und Selbständige - link



◊  Taiwan Art Space Alliance (TASA): information related to COVID-19: For Citizen of Taiwan
國家文化藝術基金會 National Culture and Arts Foundation - link and 中華民國文化部 The Ministry of Culture of Taiwan - link

◊ COVID-19 prevention guide for indoor, outdoor events in Taiwan - link


United Kingdom:

- ◊ COVID-19: Resources (including funding) compiled by Creative Scotland - link

-  Resources for disabled artists and freelancers in response to COVID-19 - link

- Facebook group: Covid-19 Outdoor Arts Information, Questions and Advice Forum - link

- covid-19 impact on-arts-workers - link

- Music Venue Trust: Advice for Venues - link



◊ COVID-19 Resources for Artists and Arts Organizations by the National Endowment for the Arts - link

- Guild Covid19 Resources - Compiled by Matt Allan from East Street Arts - link

- Artists at Risk Connection*: List of information / resources (funding, legal advice, webinars etc.) - link

Artists In a Time of Global Pandemic (ASL & Captioned), For US-Based Freelance Artists and Cultural Workers in all Disciplines, via Holwround* - link

 - Alliance of Artists' Communities - COVID-19 Preparedness for Residencies - link

- COVID-19 Freelance Artists' Resources - link

- Covid-19 Financial Solidarity (list reached capacity / fyi only) - link


Webinars / Online meetings:


◊ Webinar by European Composer and Songwriter Alliance (31 March) - link

◊ Culture as the key to unchain the SDG in cities (1 April) - link

◊ Immunity of the Arts - Web Panel (webforum on arts in public space at the time of the coronavirus) (3 April) - link

◊ IETM*: Advocate for the future of the arts - webinar (3 April)- link


Past (including reports for some webinares): 

◊ WEBINAR - Ask An Expert: Contracts, Insurance, Visas, Employment and Legislation in the COVID 19 Era - video report link

Nordic Culture Point: Webinar on Funding opportunities for cultural cooperation by the Nordic Culture Point (30 March) - link

Livestreaming Financial Strategies for Freelance Artists in a Time of Crisis (ASL & Captioned), an #ArtistResource talk with Amy Smith by Howlround* (26 March 2020) - link

Webinar di Living per "Attiviamo Energie Positive" (25 March 2020) - link

Atelier organisé par Culture Funding Watch concernant la redistribution du fonds spécial mise en place par le Ministère de la Culture tunisien (24 mars) - link

International virtual conference: « Emergency response Mecanismes : what can inspire us for the CC sector ? » by Culture Funding Watch and the Rambourg Foundation (20 March) - link / report > link

Webinar: Artists In a Time of Global Pandemic, For US-Based Freelance Artists and Cultural Workers in all Disciplines (16 March) - link