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Giving Care

Our expressions of care take many forms. To show you care or to participate in an act of care for others, explore these online resources.

Ways to Care

We invite you to join JMKAC in acts of care for artists and others who face economic challenges brought on by COVID-19.  

The pandemic has impacted many segments of our community. Within the arts sector, concerts were cancelled, galleries closed, theaters went dark, and art fairs were cancelled–all critical sources of income for artists. In addition, individuals, families, and businesses in our community continue to struggle with the economic repercussions of shutdowns and other actions taken in the wake of the viral spread.

If you are able, please consider supporting these businesses, organizations, and relief efforts.

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One & Only

October 21–January 17, 2021

Support emerging and established Wisconsin artists with the purchase of their work, presented at the Arts Center SHOP, ARTspace at the Shops at Woodlake, Sheboygan Visual Artists, Nest, and Honey and Ace.

 

FoodBank

Sheboygan County Food Bank

Sheboygan County Food Bank distributes food to food pantries and other partner agencies in the county.

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Local Restaurants

Area restaurants are open after the economic challenges of the COVID-19 shutdown. Support local eateries and enjoy a taste of Sheboygan!

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GoFundMe Campaign supporting the work of artist Dr. Charles Smith

Sculptures from Dr. Charles Smith’s art environment are now on view at the Arts Center. Commenting on his environment, The African-American Heritage Museum and Black Veterans’ Archive, Smith said “[It] is a hospital for our current condition—a new and necessary way to look at art that can help us make the choices and changes we so desperately need.” Support Dr. Smith’s ongoing work through this campaign.

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Arts Wisconsin Action Center

Information and resources for the creative sector and those wishing to keep the arts and creativity growing in Wisconsin.

Other Opportunities To Demonstrate Care

Artist Relief
Resources, information, and tips to help artists during the COVID-19 outbreak.

AGMA Relief Fund 
The American Guild of Musical Artists Relief Fund provides financial assistance to members in need.

The Blues Foundation COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund
This fund provides immediate resources to full-time professional North American blues musicians whose revenue streams have been diminished by the coronavirus pandemic.

Chicago Theatre Workers Relief Fund 
This League of Chicago Theatres fund assists theatre workers who have lost work as a result of COVID-19.

Disabled Creatives and Activists Relief Fund 
An emergency relief fund for disabled creatives and activists.

The Soze Artist + Activist Relief Fund
Supports artists and activists whose work has been impacted by COVID-19.

Arts for Illinois Relief Fund 
Donations support Illinois’ creative community.