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Community Forum: Supporting and Promoting the Arts East of the River Forum

Object Details

Creator
Anacostia Community Museum
Scope and Contents
This forum focused on the development of the arts east of the Anacostia River with representatives from arts organizations and artists active in Wards 7 and 8. Past, present, and future arts initiatives, as well as the panelists' experiences with issues such as funding and participation, will be discussed. Participants included Joy Ford Austin, Executive Director of the Humanities Council of Washington, DC; Kenneth Carroll, Executive Director of DC WritersCorps; Amy Cavanaugh Royce, Director of the Honfleur Galley; Maurice Shorter, Music Promoter and Manager; Gertrude J. Saleh, Executive Director of Fundraising and Development for Serenity Players, Inc; Randall Holloway, Ward 7 Arts Collaborative; Jerry L. Eisley, founder of the Washington Arts Group; and Katrina Toews, Director of the Washington Ballet at THEARC. The event was held on May 6, 2008 at the Anacostia Community Museum.
Panel discussion. Sound only. AV005080 and AV005081: dated 20080506. AV005078: undated.
Date
2008
Extent
2 Sound recordings (audio cassette)
1 Sound recording (DAT)
Type
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Occupation
Artists
Topic
African Americans
Communities
Arts
Arts -- Management
Community organization
Community development
Place
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Citation
Supporting and Promoting the Arts East of the River Forum 2008, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier
ACMA.03-052, Item ACMA AV005080_A
Local Numbers
ACMA AV005080_B ACMA AV005081 ACMA AV005078
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