Art Advocates and Legislators Join Together at Maryland Art Day
March 07, 2016News
More than 400 arts advocates joined First Lady Yumi Hogan, Speaker Mike Busch, Senators Kasemeyer, Madaleno and King, Delegates McIntosh and Jones, and Commerce Secretary Mike Gill at the 2016 Maryland Arts Day.
The Maryland Citizens for the Arts event included keynote speaker Navasha Daya, co-founder and director, of The Healing and Performing Arts Youth Resiliency Group; and the presentation of the 2016
Sue Hess Maryland Arts Advocate of the Year award to Herbert D. Massie, director of community engagement, Baltimore Clayworks.
Arts Day coincided with Governor Larry Hogan's announcement of a record-setting budget of $20.3 million for the Maryland State Arts Council.