Kentucky Arts Council offers scholarships to national arts and disability conference
FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Arts Council is offering a limited number of scholarships for administrators of Kentucky arts and cultural organizations wanting to attend the Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability (LEAD). The scholarships are available on a first-come, first-served basis during the application period July 15 – 30. Go to http://artscouncil.ky.gov/forms/LEAD2011.htm to access the application.
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will present LEAD
Aug. 17 – 20, 2011, at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.
LEAD is the premier professional gathering of cultural administrators engaging in conversation about accessibility, disability, technology and the federal law.
Conference topics include:
• Legal issues for cultural administrators
• Web and social media accessibility
• Access technology updates
• Evaluating inclusive arts-based experiences
• Staff and volunteer training
For complete information, go to the LEAD website at http://www.kennedy-center.org/accessibility/education/lead/conference.html.
The Kentucky Arts Council and the Kentucky Center for the Arts are the in-state partners for LEAD.
The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, creates opportunities for Kentuckians to value, participate in and benefit from the arts. Kentucky Arts Council funding is provided by the Kentucky General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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