The Importance of Art in Public Places: A Panel Discussion

Event Date: Saturday, 9/17/11 – 1:00 p.m.
Anacostia Neighborhood Library
1800 Good Hope Road, SE

A provocative discussion on why government and public institutions such as libraries, schools, courthouses and city halls invest in public art, and the impact public art has on communities. Moderating the discussion is The Washington Post culture critic Phillip Kennicott, and joining the discussion are Wanda Aikens, executive director of Ward 7 Arts Collaborative, Mary Brown, executive director of Life Pieces to Masterpieces, local artists Rik Freeman and Craig Kraft, David Furchgott, president of International Arts & Artists, and Deirdre Thayer Ehlen, public art manager for the D.C. Commission on the Arts & Humanities.

Fun art workshops for children at 11 a.m.

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Since 1968, the District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) has developed and promoted local artists, organizations and activities.
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