DC Arts & Humanities Education Collaborative
Washington, D.C. (October 28, 2013) – On October 25, 2013, the DC Arts & Humanities Education Collaborative celebrated its 15 year anniversary at “Experience the Power of Arts Education” reception, co-hosted by the Women in Government Education Task Force.
The anniversary reception, held at the Embassy of Canada, brought together members of the arts and education communities and government relations professionals to celebrate the access to quality arts and humanities education in our nation’s Capital.
Wendy Rieger, Anchor for News4, served as the night’s Emcee, and the spirited evening highlighted members of The DC Arts & Humanities Collaborative, featuring art from students in Project Create and performances by students from The Washington Ballet at THEARC. The evening also featured a Keynote speech from Septime Webre, Artistic Director of The Washington Ballet, who facilitated a group demi-plié.
The reception honored Barbara Harman of the Catalogue for Philanthropy and the Harman Family Foundation, who received the Spirited Leadership in Advancing Arts Education Award from the DC Collaborative. Presented by DC Collaborative Board President, Jade Floyd, the award recognized Ms. Harman’s exceptional leadership and commitment to advancing arts and humanities education in Washington, D.C.
About the DC Collaborative
The DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative (DC Collaborative) provides equitable access to quality arts and humanities education for all DC public and chartered public schools for the growth of the whole child. The DC Collaborative produces such exemplary programs as Arts for Every Student, sending nearly half-a-million students to arts and humanities programming provided by its members since its founding in 1998.