Arts & Culture Resource Guide

Resources for Artists and the Arts | Funding Opportunities for Artists | Virtual Learning | Virtual Visual Arts Experiences | Virtual Film and Photography Experiences | Virtual Performing Arts Experiences | Virtual Literature Experiences | Virtual Music Experiences | Virtual Dance and Movement Experiences

Arts and Culture are the lifeblood of our Colorado community, and one of the pillars of Rocky Mountain Public Media. We celebrate and share arts and culture every day on KUVO, The Drop, and Rocky Mountain PBS. During this time of COVID-19, it is more important than ever to stay connected. We’ve compiled this ongoing list of online resources to support our thriving arts community and provide links for digital inspiration and entertainment.

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Resources for Artists and the Arts

Arts Through it All Collaborative Toolkit

Colorado Business Committee for the Arts: Artist Resource Guide

Colorado Creative Industries: Resources to Support the Arts

CCI: Resources for Reopening Arts & Culture

RedLine – Artist Resources

Colorado Nonprofit Association Updates and Resources for CO Nonprofits

NEA Resource List

Creative Capital List of Arts Resources

Choose Colorado Resource Center

Denver Arts & Venues Cultural Sector Support and Resources

MCA Resource List for Teens, Families, and Artists

Comprehensive COVID Freelance Artist Resource Guide

Cerf+ The Artist’s Safety Net Resource List

Artwork Archive List of Resources

ArtsReady Emergency Preparedness

Americans for the Arts Resource & Response Center

National Coalition for Arts Preparedness & Emergency Response

Colorado Office of Film, Television, and Media Community Support

Billboard’s Resource Guide for Music Professionals

Connecting Colorado Artists and Employers

The Colorado Health Foundation: COVID-19: Resources for Nonprofits and Funders

Mental Health Colorado Resource Guide

Social Justice Resources for COVID-19

Funding for Artists

Individual Artist and Arts Relief Grants and Programs
Please note: Some of these grant applications may be currently closed Comprehensive List of Funding Opportunities

NYFA Comprehensive List of Grants

Joan Mitchell Foundation Comprehensive List of Funding Opportunities

WomenArts List of Funding Opportunities

EMMY Organization List of Funding Resources

Music USA Solidarity Fund


CCI Creatives Relief Grant

Bonfils Stanton Foundation COVID-19 Fund

RiNo Support Fund — Microgrants for Artists

Arts Recovery Fund for the Pikes Peak Region (El Paso & Teller Counties)

IMAGINE 2020 Artist Assistance Fund

Next50 Initiative Funding

US Small Business Development Loans

US Chamber of Commerce Emergency Loans Small Business Guide and Checklist

NYFA Loans and Funds

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant

Rhizome Microgrant Program

CERF + Emergency Relief Fund

Authors League Fund

Book Industry Charitable Foundation

PEN American Authors’ Emergency Fund

Actors Fund Entertainment Assistance Program

The Blues Foundation Hart Fund

Musicians Foundation

Gottlieb Emergency Grant Program

MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund

Colorado Comedy Relief Fund

Boulder County Musicians Relief Fund | Boulder County Arts Alliance

Colorado Workshare

United States Bartenders Guild – Bartender Emergency Assistance Program

Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation

One Fair Wage – Emergency Coranovirus Tipped & Service Worker Support Fund

Sweet Relief Musicians’ Fund

Cinema Worker Solidarity Fund

AGMA Relief Fund

Artist Relief Tree

Equal Sound Corona Relief Fund

Bluegrass Trust Fund

Billboard Aggregate of Resources

Local 802 Emergency Fund

Jazz Foundation

Queer Writers of Color Relief Fund

Opry Trust Fund

Service Workers Mutual Aid Fund

SBA Disaster Assistance Fund

Martha Kate Thomas Fund For Artists

Longmont Community Foundation Fund

Yampa Valley Community Foundation

IndyGive (Colorado Springs)

Denver Actors Fund

Third Wave Fund

BMI Resource Center (Music)

Suport NoCo Audio Engineers & Light Designers

In addition to the above funders, these organizations are seeking donations:

Spotify COVID-19 Music Relief Project

Mile High United Way Colorado

Denver Metro Area Artist Relief Fund

Rainbow Militia Artist Relief Fund

Colorado DJ Relief

Colorado Volunteer Opportunities

Virtual Visual Arts Experiences

Think 360 Arts Tutorials by Colorado Artists

Virtual Studio Visits: Conversations with Artists + GOCA Director Daisy McGowan

DAM Creativity Resource

Denver Art Museum

Clyfford Still Online Collection

Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art 360 Tour

Kirkland Museum: Explore Collections

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Virtual Tour

Denver Public Art Virtual Tours

19 immersive museum exhibits you can visit from your couch

The Louvre Museum Tour

Museum Database

Kennedy Center Education

Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing – Cube Basic

Pre-K: Pinkalicious & Peterrific: Cloud Art

K-2: Peg + Cat: Paint-A-Long

3-5: Ready Jet Go!: How to Draw Sunspot

9-12: Graphic Novels with Thien Pham

Open Culture’s Art Blog Archive

Google Arts & Culture Online Collections

Artwork Archive

CBCA Curated List of Online Arts & Cultural Experiences

Telluride Artist Directory

Virtual Film & Photography Experiences

Rocky Mountain PBS: Watch Films, Stream Episodes, and More

Black Cube Video Art Submissions

Social Distancing Online Festival

Denver Public Library – Download Books and Watch Movies

48 Hour Film Fest Screenings

#socialdistancefilmfest – Twitter Movie-Making Challenge

Create a Virtual Watch Party with Friends!

Working Artist Group

CBCA Curated List of Online Arts & Cultural Experiences

Virtual Performing Arts Experiences

Make a Mask with the Theatreworks Costume Shop

DCPA Behind the Scenes

CBCA Curated List of Online Arts & Cultural Experiences

Stream Musicals and Plays

Virtual Literature Experiences

Read about Coloradans’ daily experiences at Colorado Voices

Denver Public Library

Pikes Peak Library District

Durango Public Library

Lighthouse Online Writers Workshops

MagicBlox – Read Books Online

StoryLine Online


International Children’s Digital Library

Read.Gov (Library of Congress)

Children’s Library on the Internet Archive

CBCA Curated List of Online Arts & Cultural Experiences

Virtual Music Experiences

Listen to

Listen to The Drop
The People’s Station for Hip Hop & R&B

Indy Music Livestream Concert Clearinghouse Facebook Group
Explore live music from all over the country! Here, artists post event links to their live, virtual shows. Audience members can attend online and “tip.”

LiveNation Streaming Portal

10 Ways To Help Colorado’s Music Scene Amid Concert Cancellations, Venue Closures And Stay-At-Home Orders

NPR’s List Of Live Virtual Concerts To Watch During The Coronavirus Shutdown

NoCo Artist “Live From Home Show” Concerts

15 Minute Musical Challenge from the National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Due May 15)

CBCA Curated List of Online Arts & Cultural Experiences

Virtual Dance & Movement Experiences

Friday Lunch Beat from GOCA: Dance to a Live DJ Each Week!

Weekly Wednesday Yoga Livestream with GOCA and Dr. Debby Patz

Wonderbound’s “Project Wonder” Dance Videos

Wonderbound Dance Instructional Videos

Movement and Mindfulness Videos for Child Development 

At-Home Yoga Lesson Plans

Yoga Poses for Boosting Immunity and Reducing Stress

How to Settle the Mind

Ten Minute Meditation

Core Power Yoga Online

CBCA Curated List of Online Arts & Cultural Experiences

Cleo Parker Robinson Online Dance Classes

Virtual Learning Experiences

Colorado Classrooms: Read with Me at Home Literacy Lessons

PBS Kids

Colorado Experience: Colorado History Episodes

Arts District: Arts Episodes

Concrete Couch Online Skill Shares

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum Online Exhibits & Events

The 30 Day Creativity Challenge

DAM Creativity Resource

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Scientists in Action Video Archive

History Colorado Digital Learning Resources

History Colorado Podcast List

Denver Zoo TV

Denver Botanic Gardens

Wings Over the Rockies Video Blog

Fort Collins Museum of Discovery: At home STEAM Activities

History Connection

San Diego Zoo Online Learning

Tour Yellowstone National Park

Explore the Surface of Mars

Virtual Farm Tours

Indoor Activities for Busy Toddlers

Learn About Animals

Math and Reading Games

Phonics Skills

Print Educational Worksheets, Toddler Through Teen

Math Practice

Crafts Activities, Mazes, Etc.

Math and Reading Games

Math and Language Games

Hands-On Elementary Science Videos

Highlights Magazine: Games, Recipes, Crafts, Activities

Reading Resources

History Classes, Kids Through Adult

Biology Resources

Educational Games K-12

Digital History Archive

Geometry Resources

Practice Spanish

Practice Chinese

Music Resources

Vocabulary, Grammar, and Listening Language Activities

Cultures Around the World

K-5 Science Lessons

AP Student Resources

Carmen Sandiego Videos

Magic Spell

3D Printing projects and Coding Projects

Music Theory Lessons

Personal Finance Lessons

Typing Skills

Recipes for Cooking with Kids Ages 2-12

Online Writing Curriculum

At-Home Science Activities