New England Artists showing at APAP 2018

During the month of January, thousands of performing arts leaders, artists, managers, and other arts professionals from around the world gather in New York City to attend performing arts conferences, industry-wide convenings, multidisciplinary festivals, and showcases. There are abundant opportunitiesto see new work by artists in theater, dance, opera, music, and performance; check out JanArtsNYC to learn more about the various events. New England artists that are showing their work during the Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) Conference on January 12-16, 2018, are listed below. Read more »


A Pleasantly Overwhelming Idea Swap

“The Idea Swap is one of the few places where the whole presenting community comes together each year and that builds the relationships that form the ecosystem of the performing arts in the region.” – 2017 Idea Swap Participant

On November 2, 2017, NEFA hosted the 16th annual Idea Swap and for the very first time it was sold out!  The Idea Swap was filled with sharing and networking for New England's presenting and touring community. Over 160 people registered and nearly half of the participants attended for the first...Read more »


Creative City Grantee Events: December 2017

As the year 2017 nears its end, we are excited to share these Creative City-supported projects by members of the program’s fourth cohort. Check out the final exhibition of Salvador Jiménez-Flores’ Tortilla Social and a winter concert by Patchtax and the MANNA singers.Read more »


The Art of Community Building and Economic Development through Art

Community events so rich that draw tens of thousands of people, age-old problems turned into new opportunities that instill local pride—these are just a few of the possibilities that emerge when art sits at the table to imagine new solutions for municipalities and communities.Read more »


Idea Swap: More Ways to Connect Before, During & After

The registrations are in, the event is sold out, and we are excited to share these additional ways to engage with your colleagues before, during, and after the Idea Swap!

1. New England Presenters & Arts Presenters of Northern New England to host joint meeting the evening before Idea Swap

Wednesday, November 1 | 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Bocado Tapas Wine...Read more »


WATCH: Beyond Orientalism: The Boston Forum

Beyond Orientalism: The Boston Forum took place on Saturday, October 21 at the Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center. The event was livestreamed at more »


Meet your colleagues at Idea Swap

The Idea Swap is the largest annual networking event for New England nonprofit performing arts presenters, curators, and touring artists. It’s a unique opportunity for organizations and individual artists from rural and urban communities across the six New England states to share projects they’d like to see tour in the region.

The event was originally designed to provide a forum for presenters to share touring projects and to find potential touring partners for NEFA’s...Read more »


Creative City Grantee Events: October 2017

The final deadline of Creative City’s pilot phase has passed, but Creative City artists aren’t showing any signs of slowing down. Several grantees are presenting their work this month. Check out these public events from September 30 through the end of October.Read more »


September 2017 Opportunities

Here are opportunities for this month - check them out and pass them along to your colleagues. And as always, email us if you know of any professional development events or calls to artists that we should consider posting in the future.

Visit NEFA's events calendar for even more opportunities.Read more »


Creative City Grantee Events: September 2017

The final application deadline of Creative City‘s pilot phase is just about a month away. Come get some inspiration from these fine examples of Creative City projects. Here are the Creative City-supported public events in September.

Maria Finkelmeier's Beat Bus 2.0
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