Indianapolis, Indiana, February 20, 2012 – Arts Council of Indianapolis, Inc., – Bryce H. Bennett, Jr. has been elected as Chairman of the Board of the Arts Council of Indianapolis, Inc. Bennett is a co-founder of the Indianapolis based law firm, Riley Bennett & Egloff, LLP and is actively involved in a variety of organizations with the goal of enhancing Indiana communities through economic and cultural development. In addition to Bryce’s civic involvement, he is a business and trial lawyer whose practice is devoted largely to representing businesses, government, and not-for-profit entities.
The Arts Council of Indianapolis exists to build financial support and widespread appreciation for meaningful engagement in the arts. The Arts Council serves as a champion and advocate to and for local artists and art organizations. The Council's mission is implemented by granting the city's arts-related public funds, participating in and leading community initiatives, reaching out to new and established audiences, elevating the arts community through increased visibility and programming, and convening groups and encouraging collaborations. Most recently, the Arts Council received national attention for its 46 for XLVI murals initiative, part of the city's public art program managed by the Arts Council of Indianapolis.
For 25 years, the Arts Council of Indianapolis has been working hard to build Central Indiana through the arts. As a result, 1.6 million students have been impacted through community programs, educational initiatives, and other outreach activities. 475,000 seniors have been enriched through hands-on arts activities. 15,000 local full time jobs have been provided to members of the community. And, the Arts council has built on the self-esteem and self-expression of the city’s youth which will help reduce crime and truancy, enhance communication, and increase literacy and job skills. Building the community through the arts results in a safer and more vibrant city, a stronger economy, and a better healthier more vital Indianapolis.
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