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APAP is the national service, advocacy and membership organization for the performing arts presenting industry and the convener of APAP|NYC, the world’s leading gathering of performing arts professionals, held every January in New York City

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The APAP|Community

Welcome new members who joined in January

2.8.16 Please join us in welcoming the newest APAP members. View full details and connect with them on our peer-to-peer networking platform, APAP|Community. Meet the Members.​​


Community and the arts

1.17.16 Join the community dialogue regarding best practices to foster relationships with individuals, corporations, foundations working in communities around social issues by presenting them with the benefits of partnership in presenting high quality arts to underserved populations. Join the Discussion.


Interdisciplinary Collaborations: Making the Teaching Artist experience more fulfilling.

1.3.16 A member is interested in hearing from the APAP community about their experiences regarding interdisciplinary collaborations between artists and university/college professors, in particular the challenges of integrating the teaching artist into the classroom. Learn more.




News and Announcements

Deadline this Thursday! Apply for APAP's Leadership Fellows Program (LFP)

2.8.16 With a 20 month program arc, LFP is a unique opportunity designed to develop the skill sets of mid-career professionals and help them transition into leadership roles in the arts presenting field. It includes a five-day intensive session in the summer at USC, ongoing peer-based mentoring, annual gatherings and more. Learn More and Apply!


EXTENDED Deadline! Fill out the APAP|NYC 2016 conference survey for a chance to win!

2.8.16 Fill out the survey by this Friday, Feb. 12 to be entered in a drawing to win certificate for a complimentary 2 night, weekend stay at the New York Hilton Midtown to use between now and Jan. 2017!

Your feedback is important to us. We read each and every answer and strive to improve each conference based upon the feedback we receive. Take the survey.


A Wider World

1.17.16 Artists and presenters champion international exchanges as a way to build relationships and world empathy. Read it now.


New round of funding available for APAP's Building Bridges program

12.21.15 APAP is pleased to announce grants funding for the Building Bridges: Arts, Culture and Identity program. APAP will award up to six individual organizations or consortia applicants with up to two-year project grants ranging from $100,000-$200,000 each. Guidelines and more information will be available here in January 2016. Learn more.


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