Posts Categorized: The Arts

COVID-19 Impact on Arts Nonprofits: the Essential Nature of the Arts

While the pandemic is hitting the entire nonprofit sector very hard, the Covid-19 impact on arts nonprofits has been particularly acute. In good part this is because the social distancing necessary to combat the virus is so antithetical to the very nature of our cultural gathering spaces. The impact is also being deeply felt by …


Nonprofits Already Hit Hard by COVID-19

Even at this early stage in the COVID-19 pandemic, nonprofits are already reeling from its effects. And they promise to be devastating. It’s too soon to predict the ultimate impact, but it’s a fair projection that economic ruin will fell many organizations – unless they are saved by patrons funders and legislators. Performing Arts Hard …


Taxes for the Arts

July 24, 2010 Posted by The Law Firm for Non-Profits, P.C. in The Arts

Orange, a town in Provence, France, hosts prestigious annual opera festival, the Chorégies d’Orange (, in its 2000 year old Roman amphitheater. The French word “chorégies” derives from the ancient Greek word for the tax the Greeks imposed on the wealthy to support the arts. I suppose such a tax, even a tiny one, is …


Organizations Should Learn About Hawking Culture

July 23, 2010 Posted by The Law Firm for Non-Profits, P.C. in The Arts

We just returned from the Avignon Festival, an international festival of cutting edge theatre and performance art. An adjust to the festival is Avignon Le Off ( Le Off is “fringe” festival at which hundreds of theatre companies and performance artists are given a showcase to present their works every day for 3 1/2 weeks …