Upcoming Webinars and Information Sessions


There are many webinars and online resources available to support your work in the cultural sector. The list below is not all-inclusive but does highlight some relevant virtual resources. These are not SJCA programs, please address any questions with the host of each webinar.  Click the title of each listing to register.

Title Description Link Date
New Jersey Business Action Center: Resources for Recovery and Growth Virtual Series This free, six-part webinar series presented by the New Jersey Business Action Center will feature tips, processes, and resources from state departments and partners to help your business. May 11: Let's Talk COVID Safety in the Workplace May 13: Let's Talk Lesser-Known Resources Provided by the Government https://www.nj.gov/state/bac/bac-webinars.shtml May 11 & 13, 2021
AFTA Organizations of all genres and sizes have recently innovated to bring their work to the digital space, but how will these new offerings factor into your marketing strategies as you plan for re-opening? In this session, we’ll explore case studies of digital programming marketing successes from the last year, the impact they can have on audiences now and in the future, and how some organizations are thinking about the role of digital programming in a new, hybrid world. https://artsu.americansforthearts.org/products/marketing-your-virtual-venue-now-and-into-the-future May 18, 2021
Kresge 2021 Disability and Philanthropy Webinar Series If you’d like to join the learning journey, you’re invited to register for the 2021 Disability and Philanthropy Webinar Series focusing on the connections between disability and key social justice issues. Moderated by leaders in the philanthropic sector, each webinar will engage diverse advocates from across the disability community in conversation about how we can meaningfully move toward a more equitable society for all. All webinars are free to attend and CART will be provided. https://disabilityphilanthropy.org/disability-philanthropy-webinar-series/ June 10: Gender, Sexuality and Disability September 23: Climate Change and Disability
Americans for the Arts 2021 Convention The 2021 Annual Convention is coming to a screen near you June 8-11! This year’s virtual gathering will be all about putting creative workers and cultural organizations to work as part of our collective recovery. Keynotes, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities will focus on key themes: Centering Equity in Creative Recovery Improving Policies and Practices for the Creative Economy Envisioning Tomorrow's Creative Engines Join us as we work to build an equitable arts, culture, and creative economy togethe https://www.americansforthearts.org/events/annual-convention June 8-11, 2021
reCONNECT 2021 The Arts Professional Learning Institute (APLI) and New Jersey Arts Education Collective are eager to invite you to a virtual arts education conference this June. This year, the conference theme is reCONNECT. The virtual conference will focus on arts educator health and wellness, joy and connection through the act of creating, and centering our work through a lens of social justice and equity. reCONNECT will be open to any teaching artist, arts educator, and arts administrator living or working in the state of New Jersey. Registration is now open. Register below for $15/person. https://www.njapli.org/reconnect June 11-12, 2021
Thrive Arts Conference Thrive will tackle challenges facing the arts industry as it looks forward toward recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Sessions are being planned to examine how our field can recover from the COVID-era stronger and be more equitable, diverse, inclusive, and accessible. https://artpridenj.org/thrive?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=c8610014-50f3-46e3-8ad7-9f5b8085e0db June 15 & 22, 2021
Performing Arts Readiness Webinars The Performing Arts Readiness project offers free webinars, on-site training, and presentations at professional conferences on various topics related to emergency preparedness: https://performingartsreadiness.org/webinars/?fbclid=IwAR3dEe_IWE2ysSZcOvMJH59lIuhxBmXZflqsEP7HySDCXCcekI-GLVm3og8 Multiple Dates/Multiple Topics
Museum Hub Webinars on Demand The Museum Learning Hub (MLH) is a nationwide initiative organized by the six U.S. regional museum associations and dedicated to providing free, self-paced training resources for small museums. Part of the Digital Empowerment Project, the Hub provides digital media and technology capacity-building programs and resources. This inaugural series of online training and resource toolkits is funded by a National Leadership Grant for Museums award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. https://museum-hub.org/ On-Demand and Multiple Dates/Multiple Topics