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NEA Chairman Jane Chu to Visit Houston, Texas

Public event hosted by the Houston Arts Alliance to take place October 15, 2014

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Jane Chu

NEA Chairman Jane Chu. Photo by Strauss Peyton Studios

Washington, DC—NEA Chairman Jane Chu will visit Houston, Texas, on October 15, 2014. Her visit will include a speech hosted by the Houston Arts Alliance, as well as a visit to Project Row Houses. Follow @NEAJaneChu on twitter for photos and commentary on her visit to Houston.

On Wednesday, October 15, at 11:30am Chairman Chu will speak about her vision for the NEA at an event hosted by the Houston Arts Alliance. Following her remarks, Houston Arts Alliance President and CEO Jonathon Glus will lead a question-and-answer session with attendees and the Chairman. This event is open to the public, but space is limited. Members of the public can register to attend at www.houstonartsalliance.com.

Following this event, Chairman Chu will have limited availability for media interviews. To request an interview, media should contact Liz Auclair at auclaire@arts.gov or 202-682-5744.

Press are welcome to attend the following stops. Please RSVP to Liz Auclair at auclaire@arts.gov or 202-682-5570.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

11:30am–12:15pm           Remarks and Q&A at Houston Arts Alliance-hosted event

Location: Asia Society Texas Center, 1370 Southmore Blvd., Houston, TX 77004

Participants:

NEA Chairman Jane Chu

Jonathan Glus, President and CEO, Houston Arts Alliance


12:15–1:00pm                    Media Interviews— Media should contact Liz Auclair at auclaire@arts.gov or 202-682-5744 to request an interview with Chairman Chu.

Location: Asia Society Texas Center, 1370 Southmore Blvd., Houston, TX 77004


2:30–3:30pm                      Site visit to Project Row Houses

Location: The beginning location for the tour will be announced at a later time.

Participants:

NEA Chairman Jane Chu

Rick Lowe, National Council on the Arts member and Founder, Project Row Houses

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Contact

Liz Auclair, NEA Public Affairs, auclaire@arts.gov, 202-682-5744
Marie Jacinto, Houston Arts Alliance, marie@haatx.com, 713-581-6126