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.

  • Welcome new members who joined in October!

    Please join us in welcoming the newest APAP members. View full details and connect with them through the APAP Membership Directory. An Nuo Spiritual Dance & Art, New Rochelle, NY Arab American National Museum, Dearborn, MI Leslie Scott, Culver City, CA Tim Rubel, Laredo, TX...
  • 2020 Annual Member Meeting and State of the Association

    This is an important once-a-year opportunity where you can share your feedback with APAP leadership and learn about the state-of-the-association. At the meeting, voting members (primary contacts of member organizations) are asked to vote on the new and renewing board slate and on the approval of the...
  • Purchase and publish your showcase listings by Friday, Nov. 15, noon (EST)

    The deadline for your showcase listings to be included in the printed APAP|NYC 2020 Program and Showcase Listing Guide is Friday, November 15, 2019 at noon (EST). Seen by 3,600+ conference attendees, and included in the mobile app, the online system and in the printed guide, showcase listings are ...
  • Affinity Groups are back for APAP|NYC 2020!

    Back by popular demand! RSVP today and find your people at these informal, pre-conference gatherings for industry professionals. Most affinity groups happen on Friday, January 10 during the pre-conference, unless otherwise indicated. Affinity groups meeting during the conference are linked below. ...
  • Intensive Learning Opportunity! Womxn's Leadership Forum: Positioning Power

    This day-long gathering will ignite dialogue around the meaning of leadership for womxn—dissecting the mechanisms which allow the systems of patriarchy and white supremacy to operate, exploring gender and race and how they impact position and power, and uncovering the ways in which womxn can w...
  • Get 5 audience-building ideas at 5 Minutes to Shine for SAMPs

    Get fresh ideas from your colleagues about building arts audiences at this APAP|NYC annual favorite! This year, 5 Minutes to Shine focuses on the stories of “Small and Mighty” presenters (organizations with budgets of less than $2 million.) Attend the session on Sunday, January 12, get ...
  • RSVP now to discover new artists and new works at UP NEXT!

    In an exciting speed-dating format, the UP NEXT! Artist Pitch Session at APAP|NYC 2020 will highlight 18 new works in development or ready to tour. Presenters may RSVP now to this special pre-conference session on Friday, January 10 from 1-3 p.m. You must be a registered conference attendee to par...
  • Deadline Alert: Apply for a Cultural Exchange Fund (CEF) stipend by October 30!

    Expand and deepen your knowledge of artists and cultures from around the world when you apply for a Cultural Exchange Fund (CEF) travel grant. APAP awards stipends of up to $2,000 to individuals and up to $10,000 for groups traveling outside of the U.S. to bring new artists and ideas back to their u...
  • Professional Development Intensive Spotlight: Welcome to the Presenting, Booking and Touring Industry

    Explore the history of the presenting, booking and touring industry and how it is evolving, the diversity of the ecosystem, current issues and trends, the importance of relationship-building, and strategies for success in "Welcome to the Presenting, Booking and Touring Industry" at 3-5 p.m. on Jan. ...
  • REMINDER - Free webinar next Wednesday: How a presenter's new format and new name helped draw younger audiences

    How did a Boston-based presenter tackle the challenge of attracting younger audiences to replace those that were aging out? They created a festival, new programs and even ended up changing their name and brand. Join us for this webinar “From World Music/CRASHarts to Global Arts Live: How a p...