National Endowment for the Arts Public Meeting, Thursday, March 24, 2016
Washington, DC--The tri-annual public meeting of the National Council on the Arts takes place on Thursday, March 24, 2016 from 9:00 to 11:30 am EDT. The meeting will be held in Conference Room A and B on the Plaza Level of the Constitution Center at 400 7th St. SW, Washington, DC. The meeting will be live webcast at arts.gov as well and features agency business as well as guest presentations. An archived version of the Thursday webcast will be available at arts.gov.
The scheduled presentations are:
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 Jane Chu, Chairman
9:30-9:45 am Presentation on 50th Anniversary Videos
Jess Sarmiento, Director of Public Affairs
9:45-10:15 am Presentations on IMPart at the Art League of Alexandria
Suzanne Bethel, Executive Director of the Art League of Alexandria
10:15-10:45 am Presentation “All the Way Home”
Marty Pottenger, Executive Director, Terra Moto Inc
10:45-11:15 am Presentation on Hot Shop for Heroes Program
Deborah Lenk, Executive Director, Museum of Glass
11:15-11:30 am Concluding Remarks/Voting Results
Jane Chu, Chairman
11:30 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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