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The Creativity Continues - Children's Healing Art Project

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There’s no doubt that these are very challenging times for everyone…and the children CHAP serves are no exception. Imagine what it’s like for the little ones still in the hospitals facing their own medical challenges with limited visitors, everyone fully gowned and masked, and no CHAP Teaching Artists making their usual rounds. And the children who are home, unable to play with other kids and no CHAP Art Club to enjoy with friends at the studio. Art heals. And we all could use some healing right now. So, CHAP is doing what we do best — we’re getting creative to serve kids and families in brand new ways!

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Participate in a COVID-19 and Social Distancing Study

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You’re invited to participate in an international study measuring the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on mental health as a result of social distancing and specifically which activities, including the arts, we are engaging in to persevere.

In partnership with the University of Florida and University College London, members of the Arts Action Fund are invited to participate in this new global research study, COVID-19 and Social Distancing Study: Exploring the Impacts of Arts and Other Activities on Mental Health.

Your participation matters and everyone is welcome (please forward this invitation to others). Simply sign-up online, do an initial 10-minute survey, and then receive a short weekly questionnaire asking about your COVID-19 experiences, physical and mental health, and time spent on a whole range of activities—including the arts. It is fast, easy, and together I hope we can demonstrate one more way that the arts make our world a better

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Central Art COVID-19 Protective Measures in Place

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For those who haven’t received Central Art Supply’s email this morning, here is an important announcement that will ensure you are able to continue making art to keep you engaged and sane as the coronovirus pandemic continues to unfold.

Central Art COVID-19 Protective Measures in Place

We at Central Art are working hard to do our part with COVID-19 protective measures. We are closely monitoring the best practices suggested by the CDC and state and local governments, realizing that they are changing daily.

For now there are a few things you can count on from all of us at Central Art.

We are taking measures to frequently wash our hands and cleaning our high-touch surfaces. We are also taking a proactive measure by asking customers to use hand sanitizer or to wash their hands when they come into the store.

Currently we remain open for business at our regular

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April Ashland First Friday ArtWalk Cancelled

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The Ashland Gallery Association has canceled the April First Friday Art Walk to meet the guidelines of social distancing and protect our community’s health.

We will notify you of the May Art Walk’s status as we approach this date, but at this time, it seems unlikely to take place.

Rogue Gallery Closed through March 31

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In these challenging times of COVID-19, the Rogue Gallery & Art Center will be closed through March 31. This will include classes as well as special events.

Thank you for your support and best wishes to all of you, Kim Hearon Executive Director

Gallery Closure

After listening to members who are self-quarantining due to the coronovirus and those who are following instructions from the CDC and WHO, we have decided to close the gallery until further notice. Let’s all stay home and make art.

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COVID-19 Update from OAC

March 12, 2020 Special Communication COVID-19 Update from OAC Dear Oregon Arts Community, As coronavirus COVID-19 continues to spread across Oregon, we recognize the impact this health crisis and recently announced restrictions on gatherings of more than 250 people are having on Oregon arts organizations and artists. We want to support you in responding to and managing that impact and have gathered some resources that we believe could be valuable to the field, below. Americans for the Arts has posted information and tips to support the arts sector. ArtsReady has also shared information for event venues. The United Way of Mid-Willamette Valley has announced it will allocate micro-grants to local nonprofits to combat the spread of the virus. The grants total up to $300 per agency, per county and must go toward preventing the spread of the virus. The grant is open to any nonprofit in Marion County, Polk

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