Posts Tagged ‘judith terra’

Arts Commission: Just Kidding, Anacostia “Junk” Art Installation Will Stay Up

"While the Commission does not mean to offend anyone, it would be inconsistent with our mission..."

D.C. Arts Commission Has a New Executive Director

The D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities announced it has a new executive director: Lionell Thomas, a former longtime DCCAH staffer who since 2009 has been the executive director of the Prince George's Arts and Humanities council. Thomas replaces interim executive director Ayris Scales, who has led the commission since January. He inherits an entity with [...]

D.C. Arts Commission Overhauls Grant Programs

At Arena Stage this morning, the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities introduced its grant program for the 2012 fiscal year to several hundred members of Washington's artistic community—or, as most of the speakers called it, the city's "creative economy." Also making an introduction to the crowd was Judith Terra, who was sworn in as [...]

Judith Terra Sworn in as Chair of D.C. Arts Commission

Judith Terra, the philanthropist and key fundraiser for the current and last mayor, was sworn in yesterday as the new chair of the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Terra, who has been credited with helping nudge then-Council Chairman Vince Gray into last year’s mayoral race, replaces Anne Ashmore-Hudson, who held the position from [...]