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Hurricane Ida Update

Updates from NPN staff and the New Orleans community following Hurricane Ida, and relief resources for the Louisiana cultural community.

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Announcing the 2021 Documentation and Storytelling Fund Awards

The National Performance Network (NPN) is awarding $57,000 and leveraging an additional $154,000 to nineteen Documentation & Storytelling projects. NPN’s Documentation & Storytelling Fund aims to create pathways for artists’ career advancement and to support their ability to document, promote, and share their work, ideas, and selves. Through these projects, artists will consider the intersection…

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NPN Announces New Board Officers

The National Performance Network is thrilled to announce its new Board officers, as of July 2021, leading the board’s Executive Committee and serving as leadership liaisons to NPN’s senior staff. Chair Joan Osato is Producing Director at Youth Speaks (San Francisco), providing free arts education to youth with limited access, in order to empower young…

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Voices from the Network

Stories of art and liberation

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Creative Place(s)

A collection of stories of, by, and for the artists, organizations, and community members at the center of civic practice. Read more

International Exchange

NPN supports international engagement in a variety of ways: in our convenings, through the artistic programming of presenters and artists in our network, through professional development opportunities, and within NPN’s cultural policy work. Read more


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