Webinars and Guides

LIVE: Ask An Expert: Contracts, insurance, visas, employment and legislation in the COVID-19 Era
Friday, March 27, 2020 | 1pm ET

Join the Alliance of Performing Arts Conferences* Ask An Expert: Contracts, insurance, visas, employment and legislation in the COVID-19 Era
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The National Guild for Community Arts Education has launched the CYD Toolkit Series, is a virtual learning series featuring dynamic online conversations with youth, experts, funders and practitioners to explore new paths forward for supporting youth through creative youth development practice. Four free webinars:

Crisis Communication and Reputation Management for Performing Arts Organizations – March 25, 2020, 2 p.m. (EDT) Are you prepared? This class reviews elements of strategic communication that are essential before, during and after crisis events. It examines how your organization can best prepare to respond to crisis and restore organizational reputation.


Thursday, March 19: Arts and Culture Sector and the Coronavirus: What we Know and How to Move Forward, presented by Americans for the Arts.

March 18: We Are Stronger Together: Navigating Crises and Sustaining Healthy Relationships in the Era of Coronavirus presented by APAC and Americans for the Arts

March 16: Artists In a Time of Global Pandemic: A Community Webinar for Independent, Freelance U.S. Artists Across Disciplines hosted by HowlRound Theatre Commons

March 6: Coronavirus Preparedness for Theatres hosted by Theater Communications Group. URL:
This webinar shares an epidemiologist’s perspective; general preparedness strategies; how to forecast budget shifts should productions be cancelled; how to navigate insurance; and how the theatre field might take collective action to weather this potential crisis.

Watch the recording of Prepare Your Organization for the Coronavirus Disease Outbreak hosted by the Event Safety Alliance on March 4, 2020

The Coronavirus – A Meeting Planner’s Perspective hosted by Event Tech Group and Freestone

How to Plan a Virtual Event on Vimeo: Vimeo’s live production team offers advice on how schools, event coordinators, marketers, and more are evolving their event strategies to optimize engaging live streaming experiences.

How to Host a Watch Party on Facebook: With Facebook’s Watch Party feature, you can watch tons of videos and shows with members of groups you’re in on Facebook. This could be helpful for filmmakers or other artists whose screenings had to be cancelled.
Networking for Disaster Management in the Performing Arts presented by Performing Arts Readiness Project on February 27. Emergency response and preparedness for performing arts organizations can be a difficult task for individual organizations. This free two-hour webinar will demonstrate how working with multiple organizations in a network for disaster management can be accomplished. You will learn how to use the Cultural Placekeeping Guide to direct your networking efforts.


Mollie Quinlan-Hayes



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