Guest Speaker from the National Council for the Traditional Arts

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Merten Hall (formerly University Hall), 3300 Conference Room

A representative from the National Council for the Traditional Arts will be visiting campus to speak to students about their experiences in the field and their current role at the NCTA.

A leading non-profit in the field, the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) is dedicated to the presentation and documentation of folk and traditional arts in the U.S. Stressing excellence and authenticity, the NCTA presents the nation’s finest traditional artists in major festivals, tours, concerts, workshops, demonstrations, exhibitions, media productions, school programs, cross-cultural exchanges, and other activities. It works in partnership with American communities to establish new, sustainable traditional arts event that deliver lasting social, cultural, and economic benefits. The NCTA champions the interests of folk and traditional artists and organizations in the arena of public policy.

There will be a reception in Merton Hall at 7:30PM hosted by Dr. Gilman and the Folklore Roundtable to give students an opportunity to chat in an informal, relaxed setting, and learn more about educational opportunities in the area. We hope you are able to attend!