Reflections on Art, Covid-19, and the Mind of America: A Talk with former National Endowment for the Arts Chair, Dr. John Frohnmayer

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Albany, OR 97321

The Linn-Benton Community College Library will be hosting an online talk with former head of the National Endowment for the Arts, John Frohnmayer, on May 4 from 12:00-1:00pm:

A short Q&A session will follow the talk, moderated by LBCC President Greg Hamann.

This event will be livestreamed from . Viewers can send their questions using the comment feature.
John Frohnmayer was former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, a program of the United States government. He was appointed by President George H. W. Bush in 1989, and served until 1992. This was a tumultuous time for the agency, "when congress got more mail about the artworks of Robert Mapplethorpe and Andres Serrano than it did about the Savings and Loan Crisis." The Library asked Dr. Frohnmayer, a proponent of the arts and free expression, to provide some thoughts about the importance of the arts especially during this time in history.

Monday, May 4, 2020


Bryan Miyagishima