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Latest News & Events

Undergoing Changes

The Creation & Development Fund will be undergoing changes informed by NPN/VAN's Strategic Planning process. The next NPN/VAN Creation & Development Fund deadline will be in May/June 2018. Projects that premiere after January 1, 2019 are eligible. Application deadline, guidelines, and applications will be posted in April. Please stay tuned.

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2018 NPN/VAN Annual Conference

Thank you for attending our 2017 Annual Conference in San Francisco! See you next year in Pittsburgh:

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

All are welcome, and registration opens this spring. For updates, join our newsletter and follow us on social media.

Emergency Relief

Our thoughts go out to those impacted by the recent weather related events. NPN/VAN is working with Performing Arts Readiness (PAR) and other regional and national art service organizations, state agencies monitoring response efforts and assessment. Visit our Field News section for updates on recovery efforts and resources.


NPN/VAN Launches New Strategic Planning Process

NPN/VAN has launched a new strategic planning process, led by the consulting team of Justin Laing and Ian David Moss. NPN/VAN is in a time of change, and through this planning process we are reimagining the organization through a planning philosophy that rests on three pillars: iterative planning, a theory of change, and racial and cultural equity.


APAP Announces 2018 Emerging Leadership Institute Class

The Association of Performing Arts Professionals announces its 17th class for the Emerging Leadership Institute (ELI). ELI is an intensive two-and-a-half-day seminar that develops critical leadership skills for emerging performing arts professionals. NPN/VAN staffer Orchid Robinson was one of 25 selected participants.


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