By Nicole Lafond
If passed, the budget increase will go into effect during the 2014 fiscal year.
“The mayor’s $2.3 [million] budget increase is a significant investment in making the District of Columbia a world-class arts and culture destination,” Lionell Thomas, executive director of the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities said in a statement on the organization’s website. “Investing in the aesthetic qualities of this city provides for an improved quality of life, creates cultural attractions as well as develops a sense of place in our neighborhoods.”
For information on on the D.C. Commission on Arts and Humanities plans for future art initiatives, click here.