The 24th Annual Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy

Kevin Spacey delivered the 24th Annual Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy, a leading national forum for arts policy, intended to stimulate discussion of policy and social issues affecting the arts. He was introduced by Charles Segars, CEO of Ovation and the 2011 Co-Chair of National Arts Advocacy Day. The lecture provides an opportunity for public discourse at the highest levels on the importance of the arts and culture to our nation’s well-being.

Congressional Arts Kick Off

The Congressional Arts Kick Off marks the official start of the Arts Advocacy Day events on Capitol Hill. The Congressional Arts Leadership Award will also be presented at the Kick Off. The award, which recognizes distinguished service on behalf of the arts, is part of a series of Public Leadership in the Arts Awards given annually by Americans for the Arts and The United States Conference of Mayors.

Kevin Spacey
Alec Baldwin
Hill Harper
Elizabeth Kautz
Edgar Smith
Capitol Hill Flash Mob


Kevin Spacey
Kerry Washington

In The News


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