Kansas Arts Commission to Hold Meeting in Greensburg
ARTS COMMISSION TO HOLD
191th COMMISSION MEETING IN GREENSBURG, PRATT
Topeka, KS –The Kansas Arts Commission will hold its 191th commission meeting in Greensburg on Thursday, November 13, and in Pratt on Friday, November 14, 2008. The meetings are open to the public.
On Thursday, the Commissioners will gather at 2:00 pm, at the 5.4.7 Arts Center (204 W. Wisconsin), in Greensburg. Rep. Dennis McKinney will welcome Commissioners to Greensburg and accompany them on a tour of the city.
A reception, dinner and symposium will conclude the day from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Guests who would like to purchase dinner must pre-order by sending payment for $10 to the 5.4.7 Arts Center.
The symposium, Growing the Arts in Rural Kansas, will be moderated by Commissioner John Divine and feature panelists Stacy Barnes, director of 5.4.7 Arts Center; René Eichem, executive director of the Kansas Rural Communities Foundation; David Procter, director of the Kansas State University Center for Engagement and Community Development; Becki Rhoades, international marketing specialist with the Kansas Department of Commerce; and Rosslyn Schultz, director of the Grassroots Art Center in Lucas.
The public is invited to attend and participate in a lively discussion about the arts and community development in rural Kansas.
On Friday, November 14, the Kansas Arts Commission’s Governor’s Arts Awards Committee will meet from 8:30 to 9:15 am, in the Filly Room of the Riney Student Conference Center, at Pratt Community College (348 NE 61 Highway), in Pratt.
The full Commission will reconvene for a business meeting from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm in the Faculty Emeritus Room of the Riney Student Conference Center. Guests are welcome to attend and to briefly address the Commission. To be placed on the Commission meeting agenda, please call 785/296-3335 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Kansas Arts Commission is the state agency dedicated to promoting and supporting the arts in Kansas. Its mission is to provide opportunities for the people of Kansas to experience, celebrate and value the arts throughout their lives. For more information on the Kansas Arts Commission, please visit the KAC website at http://arts.ks.gov.