APAP Updates


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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.


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  • APAP approved for $40,000 NEA Art Works grant

    National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $80 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2019, including $40,000 for continued leadership and professional development opportunities at APAP|NY...
  • Advocacy Alert: Act now to #SaveTheNEA

    The Trump administration recently released its budget proposal for fiscal year 2020, in which, for the third year in a row, it proposes to defund the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and other federal cultural agencies that bring the arts to communities across the U.S. Read Americans for t...
  • The advance registration deadline for Arts Advocacy Day is Feb. 17

    Register now for the National Arts Action Summit on March 4-5 in Washington, DC, and join fellow arts advocates from across the country to learn about the latest legislative priorities for the arts and meet with your representatives in Congress. View the full schedule here, including sessions on hig...
  • Kick off 2019 with webinars on emergency preparedness and disaster management

    Did you make a New Year’s resolution to better prepare your organization in case of disaster? Performing Arts Readiness (PAR) is here to help! The project supports a variety of programs to increase knowledge and build capacity of performing arts organizations to plan, prepare, respond and reco...
  • Advocacy Alert! Save the Date: The National Arts Action Summit is March 4-5, 2019

    Registration is now open for the National Arts Action Summit, a multi-day event in Washington, DC that brings together arts advocates from across the country. Attendees will learn the latest research and legislative arts priorities from the experts in a full-day training on March 4, 2019. <REGI...
  • Advocacy Update: What the federal government shutdown means for the arts

    The 116th Congress began on Jan. 13, and with many new members now in office there is plenty of opportunity and reason to get in touch with your representatives. APAP's advocacy partner, Performing Arts Alliance (PAA) recently put together a list of critical arts matters related to th...
  • Coasts in Crisis: Art and Conversation in the Aftermath of Hurricanes

    The Environmental Resilience Institute at the University of Virginia are seeking artists from any region affected by hurricanes in 2017 and 2018 to participate in this event in Charlottesville in 2019. Invited artists will present their work made in the aftermath of the storms, and will have a publi...
  • Save the Date: The National Arts Action Summit is March 4-5, 2019

    Registration is now open for the National Arts Action Summit, a multi-day event in Washington, DC that brings together arts advocates from across the country. Attendees will learn the latest research and legislative arts priorities from the experts in a full-day training on March 4, 2019. <REGI...
  • Western Arts Alliance launches Artists Travel Assistance Fund to Advance Indigenous Performance

    Western Arts Alliance (WAA) has announced the launch of a new grant opportunity for Native artists, the Advancing Indigenous Performance Artists Travel Assistance Fund. Reimbursable costs may include travel, accommodations, per diem, and other travel-associated expenses, up to a limit of $1,500 for ...
  • Tune in! What the mid-term election results mean for the arts

    Join Americans for the Arts as they report on the election results in their post-election impact on the arts webinar on November 19 at 3 p.m. (EST). They will discuss detailed post-election impact on the arts and talk about the state of arts policy moving into 2019–20 at the federal, state, an...