Building Strong Communities Through Art and Culture - 5:18
with Chad Swan-Bagero, Arts Education Program Manager for Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs
Posted Oct 31, 2017
A vibrant arts and cultural scene is important to strong communities and Michigan's excellent quality-of-life and to Michigan's economy. The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs strengthens arts and culture in Michigan by increasing its visibility; supporting arts education; encouraging new, creative and innovative works of art; and broadening cultural understanding. A key conduit for arts and cultural information, MCACA is also a source of arts and culture grant funding. Chad Swan-Bagero of the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs joins host Laurel Hess to talk about the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and its impact on Michigan communities. Interview recorded October 26th, 2017.
Hosted by: Laurel Hess Produced by: Greater Boston Newsmakers Team
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