Access Makes the Arts Grow Wider | Expanding Gateways

by Randall Forte, executive director, Lehigh Valley Arts Council This article appeared in The Express-Times newspaper on March 4, 2013. The arts have never been more important to the Lehigh Valley. Hundreds of creative industries, nonprofit cultural organizations, and thousands of individual artists of all disciplines—dance, musical, theatrical, visual, literary and media arts—are invested in… Continue reading Access Makes the Arts Grow Wider | Expanding Gateways

Why Public Funding for the Arts? It’s Life Changing.

Guest Post by Arts Council member, Jennifer Scavuzzo Just yesterday I heard a radio program discussing how to combat the high level of dropouts from our high schools, and one student who was featured discussed how "bored" he is with school.  Given the opportunity to see what a better high school could offer (while still… Continue reading Why Public Funding for the Arts? It’s Life Changing.

Meet Our Board Members–Danielle Kulnis, vice president 2012-13

This post continues our series featuring each of the current members of the Arts Council's board. We thought you'd like to get to know a few things about the people who help direct the organization, support its mission, and work to secure its future. Ours is a volunteer board of leaders from the community who… Continue reading Meet Our Board Members–Danielle Kulnis, vice president 2012-13

Meet Our Board Members–Debora Roberson, vice president

This is the second post in a series featuring each of the current members of the Arts Council's board. We thought you'd like to get to know a few things about the people who help direct the organization, support its mission, and work to secure its future. Ours is a volunteer board of leaders from… Continue reading Meet Our Board Members–Debora Roberson, vice president

Meet Our Board Members–Tom Stathos, president

 This is the first post in a series featuring each of the current members of the Arts Council's board. We thought you'd like to get to know a few things about the people who help direct the organization, support its mission, and work to secure its future. Ours is a volunteer board of leaders from… Continue reading Meet Our Board Members–Tom Stathos, president