National Council on the Arts Public Meeting

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 10:00

The 192nd public meeting of the National Council on the Arts will take place on Capitol Hill at the Russell Senate Office Building, Room SR-485, 2 Constitution Ave NE, Washington, DC, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT, marking the first of three FY 2018 meetings when the Council will consider recommendations for funding. Please note that the meeting is on Thursday and will not be held at the NEA’s offices.

This meeting will also include guest presentations about the impact of the arts in our nation’s communities, from creating jobs to helping youth develop essential life skills. For those unable to attend the meeting, an archived version will be available a few days following the meeting on the National Council on the Arts webpage.

Guests should use the entrance to the Russell building located at 1st and Constitution, NE and plan to arrive prior to 10:00 am to allow time for security screening. The following is open to the press and the public:

10:00-10:30 am Opening Business

Voting on Recommendations for Funding and Rejection
Tony Chauveaux, Deputy Chairman for Programs and Partnerships

Updates from the Chairman
Jane Chu, Chairman

10:30-11:00 am Presentation from Missoula Children’s Theatre

Michael McGill, Executive Director, Missoula Children’s Theatre*
Jack L. Briggs II, Maj Gen USAF (Ret)*

11:00-11:30 am Presentation from Appalshop

Ada Smith, Institutional Development Director, Appalshop*

11:30 am -12:00 pm Remarks from Members of Congress

12:00 pm Adjournment

*Guest biographies are available here.