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New State Arts Council Director Discusses Vision For Advancing The Arts In California

An undated photo of The Old Globe's Lowell Davies Festival Theatre.

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Above: An undated photo of The Old Globe's Lowell Davies Festival Theatre.

New State Arts Council Director Discusses Vision For Advancing The Arts In California

GUEST:

Anne Bown-Crawford, director, California Arts Council

Transcript

The new director of the California Arts Council visits San Diego this week to meet with the arts and culture community.

It’s an uncertain time for arts organizations. President Donald Trump’s latest budget calls for cutting off funding for some arts organizations including the National Endowment for the Arts and public television.

In San Diego, arts organizations have been told they need to prepare for more cuts in Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s new budget.

Anne Bown-Crawford, new director of the California Arts Council in an undated photo.

So, what is the outlook for the arts in California? And, what is the government's role in supporting artists and arts organizations?

Anne Bown-Crawford, the new director of the California Arts Council joins Midday Edition to discuss her vision for the future of arts in California.

Meet California Arts Council Director Anne Bown-Crawford

WHEN: Thursday, 4:00-6:00 PM

WHERE: Old Globe Theatre

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