New Leaders Appointed by President Obama to the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities

President Barack Obama appointed George Stevens, Jr. and Margo Lion to serve as co-chairs of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities. To serve as Vice-Chair the President appointed Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell. Each of these distinguished appointments is exemplary of this ... Read More »

PCAH and Library of Congress Premiere the World Digital Library in the U.S.

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and 32 partner institutions from around the world recently launched the World Digital Library (WDL) – a website that allows visitors to access unique cultural materials, such as manuscripts, maps, rare books and films, ... Read More »

Mata Ortiz Pottery Exhibit Opens at the Mexican Cultural Institute with Support from PCAH

Mata Ortiz potters are extraordinary artisans whose work reflects cultural influences drawn from a 1,000 years of traditions found in the Southwestern U.S. and Sonoran Mexico. The President's Committee is helping to support an exhibition of 43 works by several families and individuals who are ... Read More »

Enthusiastic Audiences in Peru Applaud PCAH's AFI Project 20/20

In June, AFI Project: 20/20 completed a trip to Peru, which was one of eight countries and U.S. cities that the program's twelve American and International filmmakers have visited since last fall's debut at AFI FEST. Sold out screenings, workshops with students and discussions with audiences are ... Read More »

2009 Coming Up Taller Semifinalists

The President's Committee announces the 50 Coming Up Taller award semifinalists selected from more than 400 applications submitted from across the country. Arts for All, Inc. Tucson, AZ Tag Teen Program City of Willcox (Elsie S. Hogan Community Library) Willcox, AZ A Music Academy ... Read More »