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In Today’s News

February 13, 2016

Director of Maine Arts Commission, Julie Richard

Julie at Atlantic Art Glass in Ellsworth learning how to blow a glass ball

Julie at Atlantic Art Glass in Ellsworth learning how to blow a glass ball

A leader committed to quality arts education for all Maine students, Maine Arts Commission Director, Julie Richard spoke  about the Maine Arts Education Census on Thursday at Thomas College as part of the business breakfast series hosted by Thomas and Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce.

Julie Richard knows that without strong arts education in Maine schools, children will not have a strong understanding of the arts. Read more of the article Maine Arts Commission chief touts benefits of arts education at http://www.pressherald.com/?p=800275.

A second article in the Morning Sentinel about Julie’s presentation can be found at http://www.centralmaine.com/2016/02/11/maine-hungers-for-art-and-culture-maine-arts-commission-director-tells-waterville-audience/.

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