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February 2016 Oregon Arts Commission News

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Jan. 29, 2016 NEA Chairman Jane Chu (front row, third from left) visited Milagro Theatre during her time in Oregon this month. NEA Chairman Jane Chu visits Oregon National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu visited Oregon Jan. 19 and 20, hosted by the Oregon Arts Commission and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici. Chairman Chu spent the first day learning about NEA-funded projects at Portland Art Museum, NW Film Center, Milagro Theatre and Wisdom of the Elders.

She then joined Congresswoman Bonamici, a champion of arts-integrated education, for visits to Beaverton’s Highland Park Middle School and Hillsboro’s Quatama Elementary.

Both schools were recognized with a federal innOVATION STEAM Grant Award for their use of creativity to stimulate student learning.

The Chairman’s visit ended with a grants workshop at Oregon College of Art and Craft.

Chairman Chu (second from right) joined Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici for a visit to Hillsboro’s awarding-winning

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Fall Update from Americans for the Arts

This update contains important information for many of us in the arts world, including a message form President and CEO Robert Lynch, reports on various programs and funding for arts in education, information about arts-friendly legislation and politicians / political candidates, and of course National Arts in Education Week, September 13–19, 2015!

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