C. FY 2016-2017 Grants Program Panels
A. Update on FY 2016-2017 Budget
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.
**TOP ARTS FACT OF THE MONTH**
MORE THAN 13.5 MILLION PEOPLE ATTEND MIAMI‐DADE CULTURAL EVENTS EACH YEAR
Attendance at cultural events is 13,583,609, more than 20% (2.7 million) of whom are cultural tourists drawn from outside of Miami‐Dade County. Spending by non‐resident attendees in conjunction with their attendance at cultural events is 86% more per person, on average, than that of local attendees ($46.89 vs. $25.21, including costs of lodging, meals, and transportation, etc.), directly benefiting area businesses.