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2018 Annual Conference

The Annual Conference brings together 350+ artists, arts leaders, funders, policy makers, community organizers and educators to explore building a more just and equitable world through the arts. All are welcome! 

2018 NPN Annual Conference
December 13-16, 2018
Westin Convention Center

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Creation & Development Fund Awards 

The Creation & Development Fund supports the creation, development and mobility of new artistic work resulting in live experiential exchange between artists and community. This year, we've awarded $305,000 in support of 14 new artistic works across disciplines, geographies and cultures. The selected artists reflect NPN’s commitments to equity and access through the arts.

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Join our Fight for Equity! 

As we plan for the future, we seek both steadiness and readiness to make change in our field and in the world. We know that future is only possible with the generosity of supporters like you. Your support will directly impact artists and organizations creating and engaging in diverse communities across the country. Every dollar counts, and every donation fuels our fight for a more just and equitable world.

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Strategic Planning Update

We are excited to continue NPN's strategic planning work this summer with five working groups, comprised of staff, Board members, Partners and artists. 

The groups are developing outcomes in major areas of impact: (1) Support to organizations, (2) Support to artists, (3) Advocacy (4) Strengthening the network and 5) Language.  


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