Arts Advocacy New Orleans: A Town Hall Meeting
Thursday, April 3, 2014 | 3:00pm-5:00pm
Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans | 900 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Presented by: Performing Arts Alliance & National Performance Network
Co-hosted by: Neil Barclay: Executive Director, Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans; Kim Cook: President and CEO, Arts Council of New Orleans
How are federal policies in Washington, DC affecting the performing arts? How does that impact New Orleans’ performing arts community? At this Arts Advocacy Town Hall, meet the Performing Arts Alliance (PAA) and learn about its advocacy work on national performing arts policies including:
- Arts Education
- Supporting the National Endowment for the Arts
- Charitable Giving Incentives
- Protecting Performing Arts Wireless Technology
- Artist Visas
- Net Neutrality
You’ll also hear from Janet Brown, President of Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA), who will give a perspective on advocacy from the grantmaking field. Join your colleagues from the local performing arts community to discuss why advocacy matters to you, share your ideas to take action locally, and make connections between federal policies affecting the arts and your work.
- 3:00pm: Welcome and Remarks
- 3:15pm: Presentation by Performing Arts Alliance and Janet Brown (GIA)
- 4:05: Q & A Session
- 5:00: Conclusion
PAA wants to hear from you!
Tell us about your local arts advocacy stories, challenges, wins and best practices. Questions about federal arts policies? Tweet your questions to @PAAlliance using the hashtag #PAAinNOLA or email us at email@example.com.
When & Where
Performing Arts Alliance
The Performing Arts Alliance (PAA) is a 501c4 multi-disciplinary coalition of 15 national service organizations from the professional nonprofit performing arts field. Through legislative and grassroots action, PAA advocates before the US Congress and key policy makers for national policies that enhance and foster the contributions the performing arts make to America.