How Do You Support Arts from Afar?

"If you purchased tickets, including season tickets, to a theatre that is now closed, please consider donating your purchase. As theatre professionals we are doing our best to release scenes, photos and interviews to keep our theatres relevant during this time. So please keep watching, sharing and supporting our progress."

-- Nathan Autrey ('07), artistic director for the Breckenridge Backstage Theatre in Breckenridge, Colorado, who has more than 10 years of experience as an actor, director and teacher

"Located in San Francisco, the Museum of Craft and Design was one of the first museums required to shelter in place. We quickly pivoted to offer free online experiences through MCD@Home. We appreciate our members, donors and online shoppers who continue to support us during this time and are inspired daily by the creativity of those we serve."

-- Tracy Bays-Boothe ('97, '02 M.A.), associate director of the Museum of Craft and Design and former executive director of the Greater Denton Arts Council, adjunct professor at UNT and staffer at the Crow Museum of Art and Dallas Museum of Art

"People can support the arts in other ways by following and supporting local artists' and art organizations' social media, by purchasing locally created music and art directly from the artists or through local distributors, by supporting and listening to local radio (KUZU 92.9 FM - Denton's local radio station) and local podcasts, and by participating (passively or actively) in livestream events -- showing virtual audience participation."

-- Rachel Weaver ('12, '14 M.A.), director of SCRAP Denton, a creative reuse center, and member of the Denton arts group Spiderweb Salon

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