Meeting Agenda :: June 13, 2018

I. Welcome
Caucus Co-Chairs: Sen. Browne, Sen. Costa, Rep. Briggs, and Rep. James

II. Introduction of Presenters – Jenny Hershour
Melissa Snyder, Executive Director-Jump Street, Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) Partnership

Pearl Schaffer, CEO-Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership, Arts in Education (AIE) Partnership

III. Final Remarks

Meeting Agenda :: February 7, 2018

I. Welcome
Caucus Co-Chairs – Sen. Browne, Sen. Costa, Rep. Briggs, and Rep. James

II. Recognition of Philip Horn & his 25 years of service to the Arts
Sen. Jay Costa

III. Introduction of Karl Blischke, new PCA Executive Director
Jenny Hershour, Citizens for the Arts in Pennsylvania

IV. Review of cultural line items in Governor Wolf’s Budget Proposal
Jenny Hershour, Citizens for the Arts in Pennsylvania

V. Introduction of Presenters
Jenny Hershour, Citizens for the Arts in Pennsylvania

Wendy Koller, Manager of Education, Reading Public Museum – Sensory Mornings Program for Preschoolers
Anne Marie Rhoades, VP for Advocacy & Strategic Partnership, Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance – Agenda: Pre-K study

VI. Final Remarks

Meeting Agenda :: October 18, 2017

I. Welcome
Caucus Co-Chairs – Sen. Browne, Sen. Costa, Rep. Briggs, and Rep. James

II. Arts & Economic Prosperity 5: PA (AEP) – Statewide release of the most current statewide study on the economic impact of the nonprofit arts sector in Pennsylvania.
Jenny Hershour, Citizens for the Arts in Pennsylvania

III. Regional AEP Studies
Allegheny County – Mitch Swain, CEO of the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council and Chair of the Board of Directors for Citizens for the Arts in Pennsylvania
Philadelphia and the Surrounding Region – Maud Lyon, President of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance

IV. Economic Impact of the Humanities in Pennsylvania
Laurie Zierer, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Humanities Council

V. Why the Arts are Essential to Community Development
Jeffrey S. Parks, Chair of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and Executive Director of the ArtsQuest Foundation

VI. Final Remarks

Meeting Agenda :: February 8, 2017

I. Welcome
Caucus Co-Chairs

II. Presentation of the 2016 Public Leadership in the Arts Award for State Arts Leadership
Jenny Hershour, Citizens for the Arts in Pennsylvania

III. Introduction of Rep. Lee James as a new Co-Chair

IV. Review of cultural line items in Governor Wolf’s Budget Proposal
Jenny Hershour, Citizens for the Arts in Pennsylvania

V. Introduction of Presenters
Jenny Hershour, Citizens for the Arts in Pennsylvania

VI. Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
Philip Horn, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts

VII. Pennsylvania Historical and Museums Commission
Jim Vaughn, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museums Commission

VIII. Closing Comments/Questions

Meeting Agenda :: October 19, 2016

I.        Welcome
          Caucus Co-Chairs

II.       Presentation of Proclamations for Arts & Humanities Month
          Sen. Jay Costa and Rep. Stan Saylor

III.      Recognition of 50th Anniversary of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
          Former State Representative H. Sheldon Parker

IV.       Introduction of Creative/Cultural Districts Conversation
           Jenny Hershour, Citizens for the Arts in Pennsylvania

V.       House Bill 1490
          Rep. Scott Petri, Bill Sponsor

VI.      Chester Made
           Laurie Zierer, PA Humanities Council

VII.     How Murals and Public Art Can Define a Creative/Cultural District
          Jeff Copus, Sprocket Mural Works

VIII.    Closing Comments/Questions

Meeting Agenda :: September 30, 2015

I. Welcome – Co-chairs

II. Presentation by Laurie Zierer, PA Humanities Council
PHC’s Teen Reading Lounge

III. Presentation by Chelsey Pucka, Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Outreach Program for schools

IV. Ron Cowell
5th Annual Pennsylvania Arts and Education Symposium | Thursday, October 29, 2015
Radisson Hotel Harrisburg Convention Center

V. Discussion Topics / Future Meetings / Trips?

Meeting Agenda June 3, 2015 :: Creative Aging

8:30 AM | Room 8E-A

I. Welcome:
Caucus Co-Chairs
Visiting Artist, Philip Jurus

II. Introduction of program:
Deputy Secretary of Aging, David Gingrich
Philip Horn, executive director of the PA Council on the Arts

III. Setting the Stage:
Steven Horner, Bureau Director of Aging Services – Department of Aging
Jamie Dunlap, Program Director for Arts in Education – PA Council on the Arts

IV. Evidence Based Research & Training:
Jennie Smith-Peers, executive director of Elder Share the Arts

V. Pilot Program at the Crispus Attucks Center, York, PA:
Gayle Cluck, AIE Regional Director – Cultural Alliance of York County
Robin Beatty-Smith, Active Living Senior Center – Crispus Attucks Center

 

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