Assembly Committee on Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism, and Internet Media Held an Informational Hearing on Safely Reopening California’s Arts Venues
SACRAMENTO, CA –Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D – Fullerton) Chair of the Assembly Committee on Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism, and Internet Media held an informational hearing to discuss the best practices for safely reopening California’s arts and entertainment venues as they continue to face the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As we know, the arts, culture, and creative economy sectors have been among the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Today’s hearing provided a forum for museums, galleries and performance venues to share with the Legislature their experiences with the COVID-19 pandemic, including the impact of stay at home orders on their businesses, staff and artists themselves.
“I am thankful to have the opportunity to bring our industry leaders and committee together to speak about California’s art and entertainment needs for increased funding and guidelines to return safely and responsibly,” said Committee Chair Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva. “We must ensure that our California Recovery will not be without our creative and artistic industries that bring vibrancy to our State’s economy.
Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva Appointed to Assembly Committee on Education
FULLERTON, CA –Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D – Fullerton) was appointed as the newest member of the California Assembly Committee on Education. The Assemblywoman was appointed today by Speaker of the Assembly, Assemblymember Anthony Rendon.