Thursday, January 21, 2010

01/21/10 - Arts Advocacy Day 2010

Show KY Legislators Your Support for the Arts! This came to me today by email:

Arts Advocacy Day 2010

Join us in Frankfort on February 10, 2010!

Come to  Frankfort to support the Arts! With the current funding pressures on  state government, elected officials are making tough choices right now.  This year will be crucial to make sure that the arts are supported in  Kentucky.

Who should come:  Arts supporters, Artists, Arts administrators, Arts organization board members, Arts educators... anyone with a passion for the arts.

When and where? February 10, 2010  at the Capitol building in Frankfort,  starting at 9:30am.

Agenda for the Day:

  • 9:30am :               Rally for the Arts in the Capitol Rotunda
  • 10:30am - 2pm :   Meet with Legislators
  • 2pm - 5pm :         Arts Advocacy and Arts Education workshops (sponsored by Arts Kentucky)
For information on activities being presented by the Kentucky Arts Council,  click here <> .

Wear something that represents your area of the arts! (Blue if possible.) If you're an instrumentalist, bring your instrument! If you're a dancer, wear tights and taps!

More information about the event and what you can do to prepare is available at <> . Check there for directions, schedule, and more! 

The event is also on Facebook <> . 

Please pass this on to other arts supporters and your organization's email lists!

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