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Spotlight on Arts Education: Equity-Access-Empowerment

Spotlight on Arts Education: Equity-Access-Empowerment

A Symposium by 
the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities and the Library of Congress

Monday, December 11, 2017 | 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

The Library of Congress
James Madison Memorial Building, Sixth Floor, Montpelier Room 
101 Independence Avenue, SE, Washington, DC

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AGENDA

8:30 am 
Arrival/Coffee/Tea

9:00 am – 9:30 am 
Welcome
Rhona Wolfe Friedman, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities; Lee Ann Potter, Library of Congress; Susan Vita, Library of Congress

Opening Remarks
Jane Chu, chairman, National Endowment for the Arts

9:30 am – 10:45 am 
Innovation, Access and Equity in Arts Education
Presented by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
Introduction by Arthur Espinoza, Jr., executive director, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities

Moderator: Mario Rossero, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 

Panelists: Dr. Alexander Panteyat, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine – violin performance “Meditation from the Opera Thais” 

Christopher K. Morgan, Dance Place
Nathan Diamond, DC Public Schools

José André Montaño, School Without Walls at Francis-Stevens – keyboard demonstration

Asha Gardner, Split This Rock 

10:45 am – 11:30 am 
Break; viewing and interaction with Library of Congress artifacts and staff 

11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Creativity and Inspiration Using Primary Source Materials in Arts Education Programs
Presented by the Library of Congress

Moderator: Lee Ann Potter, Library of Congress

Panelists: Erin Elman, University of the Arts
Johanna Siebert, University of the Arts
Katharine Tuchman, Library of Congress
Sasha Dowdy, Library of Congress and Erin Durham, University of Maryland – musical story time performance
Raymond A. White, Library of Congress – archival melody performance

12:45 pm – 1:00 pm
Closing and Thank You
Rhona Wolfe Friedman, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities; Lee Ann Potter, Library of Congress; Susan Vita, Library of Congress 

1:00 pm
Networking and lunch on your own