APAP Updates


APAPNYC 2019 Youth and Family Forum participant by Adam Kissick/APAP

No matter what time of year, there's always something happening at APAP. Look here for the latest announcements on breaking field news, APAP opportunities, and more.

  • Explore over 1000+ showcases listings, now online and in the mobile app!

    Nowhere else can you find dance, theatre, music, family programming and everything in between, than at the showcases taking place during APAP|NYC! Start planning your showcase schedule now via the searchable online system at MyAPAPConference or with the APAP|NYC mobile app available in the Apple App...
  • NEW! Join the conversation: Artists respond to each plenary

    New in 2020! Join members of the APAP Artist Institute the morning after the Opening, Saturday and Sunday plenaries for “What Now?! The Artists Respond,” a series of rapid-response conversations where you can consider what you've heard, unpack big ideas, and gain insight from the artists...
  • APAP|NYC 2020 is nearly here. Get in on the action now!

    Register online and save! Register by 5 p.m. (EST), Jan. 3 to save $186 off the onsite registration rate. Your conference badge gives you access to professional development sessions, 1,000+ artist showcases and the EXPO Hall. Arrive early. APAP offers sessions on topics of interest to performi...
  • TODAY is the last day to get the $205/night rate at the Sheraton!

    If you haven't yet reserved your hotel, we encourage you to reserve your room at the Sheraton New York Times Square at the special APAP discounted rate of $205/night, but only if you book by December 31! Just steps away from the center of the action at the Hilton, the Sheraton is considered a conv...
  • Learn about self-care opportunities at APAP|NYC 2020

    APAP|NYC can be a very hectic time and this year we are leaning into how we prioritize self-care practices in a human-centered industry designed to serve others. This year we are offering a new programming track titled “R&R: Resiliency through Self-Care” to help ground the day, with ...
  • Artist Visa Fee Increases and Policy Changes

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has proposed making it much more costly to apply to U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) for the required visas for international guest artists, and is inviting the public to comment on its plans to increase most of its filing fees, including ...
  • Consider APAP in your year-end charitable giving plans

    APAP's year-round programs, services and grants help members gain the information, skills and resources needed to make the arts a vibrant, valuable and sustainable part of everyday life. As 2019 comes to a close, consider making a tax-deductible contribution to one of our funds to help us support an...
  • Connect with the best and brightest candidates in the field! Visit the APAP Job Bank today

    Not only is the APAP Job Bank the most visited page on the APAP website, it also gets the most traffic during conference time. Looking to fill a critical role in your organization? Want to attract the best and the brightest leaders in the field? Look no further! Plus, APAP members receive discounts ...
  • Keep your APAP membership current to access all the good stuff!

    To register for and attend APAP|NYC, you must be a current APAP member. Make sure your membership is current, so you don't lose access to attendee lists, showcase listings and more!
  • Help empower the next generation of arts leaders

    Please consider making a lasting impact by empowering the next generation of arts leaders and supporting field-wide initiatives when you make a personal gift to APAP by year-end. Each and every gift truly equips APAP with the tools to transform careers and lives, and the vital resources to spur futu...