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The APAP|Community

Hit replay on our "How to APAP" webinar series

10.18.16 Missed one of our webinars on APAP|NYC, exhibiting or showcasing? You can visit APAP|Community for a summary of the tips and best practices that were covered and replay the webinars at your convenience. Hit Replay.​​


Welcome new members who joined in September!

10.7.16 Please give a warm welcome to APAP’s newest members! Get to know them on APAP|Community. Meet the Members.​​


Question about "Self Producing" Presenters

7.12.16 Join APAP members as they discuss and identify other APAP colleagues who, in addition to the customary presentation of performers, also self-produce their own professional theatrical works from scratch. Join the Discussion.​​


Join the Inside Arts "Knowledge Issue" conversation

7.5.16 The "Knowledge Issue" dives into topics of ongoing relevance to you, your staff and colleagues, such as leadership, diversity, and audience research. As you read through this issue, share your thoughts on the articles in APAP|Community. Join the Conversation.​​




News and Announcements

Family Programming and Student Audience Engagement. Free webinar, Thursday, Oct. 20, 3 p.m. (EDT)

10.17.16  This webinar will examine innovative programs currently underway in the areas of access and audience development, student and teacher engagement, and community collaboration. Register Now.


APAP Awards $1,416,000 in Grants for Building Bridges: Arts, Culture and Identity Program

10.13.16 Four individual organizations and one consortium will receive funding to carry out projects that expand awareness of Muslim arts and culture. Learn More.


Submit your story to the APAP|NYC 5 Mintues to Shine competition!

10.6.16 Have a bold idea or success story about building arts audiences? Tell us your story and you could win a FREE REGISTRATION to APAP|NYC 2017. Deadline is Oct. 20. Learn More and Apply.


Visit APAP's Cultural Exchange Lab (CXL)

10.3.16 CXL is the place to explore, share and get context and resources about innovative programming and educational activities by international artists and outstanding presenters. CXL is also a pilot initiative to make it easier for presenters to identify, book and tour international artists in their communities. Learn More.


APAP Emerging Leadership Institute Announces 2017 Class of Participants

9.8.16 The Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) announces its 16th class for the Emerging Leadership Institute (ELI). ELI is an intensive two and a half-day seminar that develops critical leadership skills for emerging performing arts professionals. Each year, a new cohort is invited to participate in ELI and attend APAP|NYC, APAP's annual members conference held in New York City every January.  Learn More.


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