Jenny Bilfield, president and CEO of Washington Performing Arts Society, accepts the 2012 National Medal of Arts on behalf of the Washington Performing Arts Society from President Barack Obama

Photo by Ralph Alswang

Washington Performing Arts Society

Presenter

Bio

Washington Performing Arts Society is recognized for bringing
world-class performances to our Nation’s capital. From concert-hall
premieres to in-school workshops, WPAS has drawn renowned artists to the
Washington community and inspired generations of young performers to
follow their passions.