The 2016 Maryland Arts Day, presented by Maryland Citizens for the Arts, is February 17, at St. John’s College, Mellon Hall, Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Avenue, Annapolis.
The event provides stakeholders an opportunity to hear the latest news and influence the lawmakers that control funding for the arts. Enjoy an array of speakers, information sessions, and discuss with legislators the importance of a strong and vital arts community.
The day’s keynote speaker is Navasha Daya, a singer, songwriter, producer, performing arts curator, arts educator, certified holistic wellness practitioner, and spiritual and cultural arts activist. Daya has performed with artists such as South African jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekela, Beninese singer Angelique Kidjo, Japanese pianist Hajime Yoshizawa, and American artists Joan Baez, India Arie, and Roberta Flack. In addition, she has a solo career as an indie-soul artist.
The cost for the Maryland Citizens for the Arts event is $35 before February 5 and $50 from February 6 – 12. Register here.