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Renee Chatelain, Arts Council (2016)




Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-01-13

Duration: 00:25:13

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Chatelain, Renee | Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge | Arts in education


  • Chatelain, Renee Speaker


A speech by Renee Chatelain before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on January 13, 2016. Chatelain is the president and CEO of the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge. She discusses: the importance of arts and culture in everyday life; the ongoing Renaissance in Baton Rouge; upcoming arts events; the possibility of creating an International Jury Design Festival on barges on the Mississippi River; creating a city sculpture and public art plan; supporting artists; the importance of arts education; and the Scene Rouge program. She also answers questions from the audience on united arts funds, the International Jury Design Festival, the arts in schools, the services offered by the Arts Council, and their state funding.