The California Arts Council has released the results of its preliminary survey of California’s creative sector on the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to the state’s arts and cultural economy.
Data from the summarized survey responses include the following:
—Organizations estimated an average revenue loss of $193,642 each
—Individuals estimated an average personal income loss of $23,857 each
—66 percent of organizations have had to cancel events that cannot be rescheduled
—85 percent of individual artists and cultural workers have had work have had work cancelled such as gigs/appearances/shows