Board or Committee Meeting
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 6:30pm

Laurel Arts Council - January Meeting
Tue, Jan 12, 2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)

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Virtual Meeting-Jan 12, 2020 at 6:00pm


  1. Take roll
  2. Review and vote on editing or accepting minutes from the November meeting
  3. Short meditation and movement (Chae Reid)
  4. Conduct business



  1. Mural updates
    1. Meeting with Rhonda Dallas, Prince George’s Arts & Humanities Council, Exec Director
      • Estimating costs
      • Site criteria
      • Funding sources – grants, private donations
      • Process – what first? 
      • County and local artists
    2. Maryland grant programs
    3. Leigha Steel’s information (City code, most feasible sites, grants, future)
  2. Postcard Project (collaboration with Laurel Historical Society) – Monica update
    1. Laurel TV Community Spotlight: Laurel Historical Society Time Capsule (includes Monica on the Postcard Project)
    2. Instagram gallery – example from Greenbelt
  3. LAC Instagram Account – Monica, Melissa (for Heather)
    1. Social Media Policy – Issues?  Facebook?
    2. Moving forward (Postcards)
  4. Laurel High School Collaborations – Melissa
    1. Visual Art Dept – purchase supplies to help with challenges of remote teaching?
  5. Newsletter by Laurel History Boys – Charles update
    1. Story on LAC, with pix of LAC art installations
    2. Monica’s drawings
  6. Friends of Patuxent collaboration (art and environment) – Inka, Melissa
    1. Planters (fish & grass) –
      • Cheryl demo for Feb. meeting
      • Cover materials cost?
    2. River path – Cheryl
      • Small art installations along path
      • Inspiration: Laurel History Museum photos, Philadelphia park, Banneker park (Baltimore)
      • In-house or call for community artists?
  7. Year in Review Report (2020)
  8. Upcoming Virtual Meetings
    1. Tuesday, February 9 at 6:00pm
    2. Tuesday, March 9 at 6:00pm
    3. Tuesday, April 13 at 6:00pm
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