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Free webinar: “U.S. Artist Visas and International Travel in the Age of COVID”

After more than a year of canceled, postponed, or reimagined performances, U.S. orchestras, arts groups, presenters, and agents have resumed programming and planning for the 2021-22 season—only to find...

September 7, 2021

From the League: Update on Afghanistan National Institute of Music

On Aug. 25, the League of American Orchestras issued a statement from President and CEO Simon Woods concerning the Afghanistan National Institute of Music: The world is sadly aware...

August 26, 2021

League webinar: “Redefining the Donor Proposition”

While contributed income for arts organizations has held steady across the past 20 years, the number of donors making donations has declined, creating a riskier landscape for arts groups....

August 23, 2021

Wallace Foundation extends application deadline for $53 million initiative for arts groups of color

The Wallace Foundation has extended the deadline to apply for its new, $53 million initiative focusing on arts organization of color. The deadline for letters of interest is now...

August 16, 2021

Association of California Symphony Orchestras’ annual conference heads online, Aug. 2-6

As it did in 2020, the Association of California Symphony Orchestras’ (ACSO) Annual Conference https://www.acso.org/conference will take place online. This year’s event, with the theme “Coming Together, Breaking Through,”...

July 29, 2021

Wallace Foundation launches $53 million program to focus on arts organizations of color​; issues open call for participants

The Wallace Foundation has announced a five-year, $53 million initiative focusing on arts organizations of color, and is inviting eligible arts organizations to apply. Wallace is also inviting researchers...

July 20, 2021

Free League webinar: “Preparing to Apply for American Rescue Plan Grants from the NEA”

The American Rescue Plan funds administered by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) will be awarded to support jobs in the arts and culture sector, keep the doors...

July 14, 2021

Make twice the impact by joining the League’s “Stronger Together” community before June 30

Over the past 15 months, the orchestra community has proven time and again how strong it can be when everyone works together. Stronger Together: League Giving Days 2021 celebrate...

June 28, 2021

League Launches Online Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Resource Center

The League of American Orchestras has launched a new online Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Resource Center. Organized by topic, the center offers curated resources especially for board members, orchestra...

June 23, 2021

Make an impact by joining the League’s “Stronger Together” community

Over the past 15 months, the orchestra community has proven time and again how strong it can be when everyone works together. Stronger Together: League Giving Days 2021 celebrate...

June 15, 2021