Supporting Performing Arts Collections

The Association of Performing Arts Collections (APAC) is the membership organisation for professionals and specialists working with performing arts heritage in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

APAC’s members include public museums, archives, and libraries; performing companies; universities; theatres; organisations; and individuals. Members meet regularly to discuss issues and exchange expertise and best practice. APAC offers an email discussion forum, symposia and study days, working groups, and collaborative projects.

APAC is the UK’s Subject Specialist Network for performing arts and has links with SIBMAS, the international association for this sector.

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There are several ways to locate performing arts holdings: browse APAC members, search Archives Hub, and more.

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Upcoming Events

  • Feb28

    APAC meeting: National Theatre ArchiveNT Archive2:00 pm

  • Apr25

    APAC AGM, Southbank CentreSouthbank Centre1:45 pm

  • Jun20

    APAC Symposium 2018University of Manchester10:00 am

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