Arts Town Meeting Scheduled Monday

The Nevada Arts Council will hold a public meeting from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at the Brewery Arts Center,449 King St., Carson City, to hear from the public about arts issues important to residents of Carson City and Douglas County.

As part of the council's strategic planning process, a series of Arts Town Meetings are being held throughout Nevada.

"Every resident has a stake in the arts and are encouraged to attend this

Arts Town Meetings so they can speak directly to the Nevada Arts Council

about issues and priorities," Community Arts Development Program Coordinator Robin A. Hodgkin said.

Residents are encouraged to complete the council's Values & and Vision 2002 Survey. Surveys are available from the Nevada Department of Cultural Affairs Web site at

Surveys should be completed and mailed to the Nevada Arts Council by

Nov. 1, Hodgkin said.

The Nevada Arts Council was founded in 1967 as a state agency charged with

developing and promoting the arts in Nevada. Statewide programs include

Artists Services, Arts in Education, Community Arts Development, Folklife

Program, and Grants. Council funds designated to support the work of Nevada

artists, arts organizations and institutions are funded by the state

Legislature, the National Endowment for the Arts and other public and

private funds.

The council is a division of the Nevada Department of Cultural Affairs. The Department serves Nevada's citizens and visitors through cultural and information management, preservation and promotion of cultural

resources, and education. The department includes the Division of

Museums and History, State Historic Preservation Office, State Library and

Archives, Comstock Historic District Commission, Literacy Coalition,

Advisory Committee on Participatory Democracy and the Commission for

Cultural Affairs.


What: Carson City/Douglas County Arts Town Meeting

When: 4-6 p.m. Monday

Where: Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St., Carson City


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