Cultural Affairs Council Meeting Agenda - April 20, 2016

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Date: 
April 20, 2016
Time: 
Working Lunch Meeting — Noon
Venue: 
6th Floor Conference Room — 111 NW 1st Street, Miami
PRESENTATION: Franklin Sirmans, Director, Pérez Art Museum Miami
I. ITEMS FOR APPROVAL

 

A.         Requests for Excused Absences for April 20, 2016

B.         Approval of the March 16, 2016 Minutes

C.         FY 2016-2017 Grants Program Panels

            1. Capital Development (CAP) Grants Program

            2. Cultural Advancement (ADV) Grants Program

            3. Festivals and Special Events (FEST) Grants Program

           4.  Major Cultural Institutions (MCI) Grants Program

II. REPORTS AND DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

A.         Update on FY 2016-2017 Budget

B.         Culture Shock Miami - Discount Tickets for Youth Program

C.         Department Facilities Updates

            1.  Miami Dade County Auditorium

2.  African Heritage Cultural Arts Center

3.  7th Avenue – Carver Theater

E.        Art in Public Places Update 

III.        DIRECTOR’S REPORT

 

IV.        COUNCILOR REPORTS

 

PLEASE RSVP TO (305) 375-4634

  • The next Council meeting of the Cultural Affairs Council is scheduled for Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 12 Noon at the Stephen P. Clark Center, located at 111 Northwest 1 Street, 6th floor conference room.

 

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