National Council on the Arts Public Meeting, Friday, October 28, 2016
Washington, DC—The fall meeting of the National Council on the Arts takes place on Friday, October 28, 2016 from 9:00 to 11:45 am EDT at the NEA offices at 400 7th St. SW, Washington, DC in Conference Rooms A and B on the main floor. Also, the meeting will be live webcast at arts.gov. The meeting includes agency business as well as guest presentations about the intersection of arts and non-arts sectors. An archived version of the Friday webcast will be available at arts.gov.
The meeting agenda is:
9:00-9:30 am Opening Business
Voting on Recommendations for Funding and Rejection & Guidelines
Carol Walton, Senior Advisor for Programs & Partnerships
Jillian Miller, Director of Guidelines and Panel Operations
Updates from the Chairman
Jane Chu, Chairman
9:30-10:00 am Presentation on the New Museum innovation incubator programs
Lisa Phillips, Director of the New Museum
10:00-10:30 am Presentation on NEXUS of Engineering and the Arts at the
Deanne Wortman, Director of NEXUS Engineering and Art
10:30-11:00 am Presentation on therapeutic music for the aging population
Dan Cohen, Founder and Executive Director of Music & Memory
11:00-11:30am Presentation on founding of Kickstarter
Yancey Strickler, Co-Founder and CEO of Kickstarter
11:30-11:45 am Concluding Remarks/Voting Results
Jane Chu, Chairman
11:45 am Adjournment
About the National Council on the Arts
The National Council on the Arts is convened three times per year to vote on funding recommendations for grants and rejections; to advise the chairman on application guidelines, the budget, and policy and planning directions; and to recommend to the President nominees for the National Medal of Arts.
Including the chairman there are 18 members of the National Council on the Arts: Bruce Carter, Ph.D., Aaron Dworkin, Lee Greenwood, Deepa Gupta, Paul Hodes, Maria Rosario Jackson, Ph.D., Emil J. Kang, Charlotte Kessler, María López De León, Rick Lowe, David "Mas" Masumoto, Irvin Mayfield, Jr., Barbara Ernst Prey, Ranee Ramaswamy, Diane Rodriguez, Tom Rothman, and Olga Viso. Ex-officio members from Congress are Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), and Representatives Betty McCollum (D-MN) and Patrick J. Tiberi (R-OH).
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