For many people, arts and creativity offer solace from difficult times. Since lockdown began, many organisations have swiftly adapted their work in teaching, guiding, sharing and promoting the arts, and have created resources for more people to use and enjoy.
Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre has been tracking how people are consuming culture at home during lockdown. Y Lab is investigating how more people might be able to access arts and health interventions in the middle of a global pandemic. Nesta’s Arts Impact Fund investees are adapting what they do to help their audiences stay engaged.
For those at home alone, with families, housemates and for people experiencing feelings of loneliness and isolation, we’ve put together a list of organisations and projects sharing their love of the arts digitally and opportunities to explore new ways of being creative.