Arts United’s COVID-19 Response

Messages to Our Community

Resources for Arts & Culture Organizations and Creatives

  • Arts and Culture Reopening Guide – A collaborative guide developed by and for arts and culture program and venue administrators who serve the communities of Northeast Indiana
  • Fort Wayne Artist Relief Fund – A grant development in partnership with the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne for individual artists affected by the COVID-19 crisis
  • #ArtStartsHere – A social media initiative on Facebook and Instagram to capture moments of creativity at home

Arts Campus Fort Wayne 

Arts Campus Fort Wayne Reopening Levels for the Arts United Center, Auer Center for Arts & Culture, and Hall Community Arts Center – currently on Yellow Level until July 17, 2020 per Governor Holcomb’s extension to phased reopening

GREEN LEVEL: Business as usual with social distancing

YELLOW LEVEL:  Facilities are closed for events and public performances, but open for routine business, such as galleries, meetings, and classes. Organizations may be required to self-monitor activities and limited building access hours may be necessary.

ORANGE LEVEL:  Facilities are closed to the public (no galleries, classes, camps, rehearsals, meetings), but staff can access offices as needed. Most staff are encouraged to work from home. Limited building access hours will be in place for security purposes.

RED LEVEL: Facilities are completely closed to all people except for cleaning, maintenance, and security. No access to administrative offices for other staff. Unless directed by a government agency, an appropriate amount of advanced notice will be sent to building tenants.


Important Notice:  An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any place where people are present. Arts United is implementing robust health and safety measures as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; however, there is never a guarantee of an illness-free arts and culture event or activity. By visiting any facility operated by Arts United, you voluntarily assume all risks related to COVID-19.