Press Release: Performing Arts Readiness Project Releases Pocket Response Resource

September 1, 2020By LYRASISPerforming Arts Readiness, Press Release

September 1, 2020, Atlanta, GA – The Performing Arts Readiness project (PAR) has released the Pocket Response Resource (“PRR”). This free document is Phase I of a new, improved online readiness planning tool. As arts and cultural organizations prepare for and undertake safe re-opening steps, the PRR can be a critical element for the safety and security … Read More

Press Release: LYRASIS Receives Phase 2 Funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Continue Performing Arts Readiness Project

February 4, 2020By LYRASISLYRASIS, Performing Arts Readiness, Press Release

Atlanta, GA – January 29, 2020 – LYRASIS, an innovative full-service technology and services nonprofit, is pleased to announce the receipt of a second round of funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the ongoing Performing Arts Readiness project. The new grant targets $2.3 million toward this second phase, which will build upon the … Read More

In the Eye of the Storm: How Federal Funding Rescues Arts and Culture in Times of Disaster

September 6, 2017By LYRASISLYRASIS, Performing Arts Readiness, Preservation

Article originally posted on mellon.org. A guest post by Thomas F. R. Clareson, senior consultant for digital and preservation services at LYRASIS and project director of Performing Arts Readiness. Beginning the weekend of August 26–27, Hurricane Harvey bore down on Texas and Western Louisiana, surpassing records for total rainfall from a single hurricane in the continental … Read More

Networking for Disaster Management in the Performing Arts

August 24, 2017By LYRASISLYRASIS, Performing Arts Readiness

The Performing Arts Readiness (PAR) project will present the webinar: Networking for Disaster Management in the Performing Arts Date & Time: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 2:00-3:30pm ET (this session will be repeated on Oct. 4) Price: FREE [zilla_button url=”http://www.lyrasis.org/Pages/EventDetail.aspx?Eid=781FB3F6-5284-E711-80E1-00155D73CF16″ style=”green” size=”medium” type=”round” target=”_blank”] Register Now [/zilla_button] Workshop description: Emergency response and preparedness for performing … Read More

Press Release: Performing Arts Readiness Launches Website

May 2, 2017By adminLYRASIS, Performing Arts Readiness, Press Release

May 2, 2017, Atlanta, GA – The Performing Arts Readiness project, which supports a variety of programs to increase the knowledge and ability of performing arts organizations to create and execute emergency recovery plans, has announced the May 1, 2017 launch of its new website at performingartsreadiness.org. LYRASIS is administering this three-year project that is funded through … Read More