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  • APAP Announces Lisa Richards Toney as New President and CEO

    APAP is pleased to announce Lisa Richards Toney as its next President and CEO in an executive search process guided by Arts Consulting Group (ACG). Richards Toney succeeds Mario Garcia Durham, who has served as President and CEO since October 2011 and who steps down on June 30, 2020. Richards Toney will assume the position of President and CEO on July 1, 2020.

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  • Save the Date for APAP BREAK/ROOM Conversations

    On June 9-10 , APAP, in partnership with Sozo Creative , is kicking off a new series of virtual dialogues across our field with artists, presenters, producers, funders and cultural workers to reimagine the post-COVID-19 future of the arts.

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  • What APAP is doing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

    APAP is monitoring the spread and impact of the Coronavirus on a daily basis and working with other field leadership organizations to gather information, share resources, and advocate for the field. We highly encourage members to review our resources here, read our member newsletters, and follow APAP on social media.

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  • May 28, 2020

    Performing Arts Readiness webinar: Networking for Disaster Management in the Performing Arts, 2 p.m. (EDT).

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  • May 29, 2020

    Hancher Auditorium webinar: A Change is Coming: Public Health Experts on Reopening Arts Facilities, 3 p.m. (CDT)

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  • June 9-10, 2020

    APAP BREAK/ROOM Conversations: A unique two-day series of virtual dialogues.

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  • SMU

    SMU DATA Arts publishes report on COVID-19’s impacts on the arts and how organizations can succeed in the face of crisis

    Drawing from 35,000 nonprofits across the arts including data provided by APAP, SMU DataArts and TRG Arts have just released “In it for the LONG HAUL: How arts and cultural organizations can consider adapting”.

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  • Facebook Frame

    Show your support for the arts with a APAP Facebook Frame!

    We know that the arts and arts workers are essential. Now, with our custom Facebook frames, you can show your support for the performing arts industry by adding a message to your Facebook profile picture! Simply go to your profile on Facebook and tap "Edit" or "Update" on your profile picture. Then tap "Add Frame". Search for "APAP" to select one of the two available APAP frames.

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