COVID-19 SAFETY

at Art Barn School of Art

Effective 9/7/21

Art Barn School of Art takes everyone's health and safety very seriously and we are taking precautions to prevent the spread of the disease. The staff and board have outlined our safety measures for day-to-day operations including extra cleaning/disinfecting procedures, limiting numbers inside the building, screening, social distancing and face coverings to help provide a safe environment for students, visitors, volunteers, and staff.

 

Barn open to the public at a partial capacity:

  • Gallery: 

    • Auditorium style with family groupings - 42

    • Auditorium style straight seating - 30

    • Gallery standing - 42

 

  • Educational spaces: 

    • Upper Classroom/Gallery - 14

    • Lower Classroom -10

    • Garden Studio - 6

    • Ceramic Arts Studio -5 if wheel-throwing, 8 if hand-building

 

Safety Measures:

  • Older adults and those with known high-risk medical conditions should limit exposure at the barn

  • Staff, volunteers, students and visitors must practice social distancing (6 feet) and good hygiene (handwashing practices & covering cough etc)

  • All staff, volunteers, students and visitors are required to wear face coverings while inside the barn and in close proximity (within 6 feet or less) to others outdoors regardless of vaccination status.

  • Strong recommendation for unvaccinated staff, volunteers, students and visitors to wear face coverings while inside the barn and in close proximity (within 6 feet or less) to others outdoors.

  • Continue to regularly clean surfaces and disinfect common areas and shared tools. Students are encouraged to bring their own supplies when possible to mitigate sharing

  • Instructors must send students home if they are symptomatic

  • Social gatherings/rentals may take place assuming social distancing guidelines are followed.

  • Different safety measures may be implemented for events or gatherings.

 

We will be monitoring state and local guidelines and may revise these plans as the situation continues to develop. Please monitor our Facebook page and website for further updates. Please follow the guidelines recommended by the CDC to prevent illness. In order for us to protect our vulnerable populations from illness we need your help. If you or individuals in your household are sick, please stay home.