Pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), as amended, notice is hereby given that two meetings of the Arts Advisory Panel to the National Council on the Arts will be held at the Nancy Hanks Center, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20506 as follows (ending times are approximate):
State & Regional/Arts Education (State Arts Agency Partnership Agreements/Arts Education review): January 6-7, 2009 in Room 730. This meeting, from 9 a.m. 10:15 a.m. and from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on January 6th and from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on January 7th, will be open.
Folk & Traditional Arts/National Heritage Fellowships (review of nominations): January 6-9, 2009 in Room 716. This meeting, from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on January 6th and 7th, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on January 8th, and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on January 9th, will be closed.
The closed portions of meetings are for the purpose of Panel review, discussion, evaluation, and recommendations on financial assistance under the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965, as amended, including information given in confidence to the agency. In accordance with the determination of the Chairman of February 28, 2008, these sessions will be closed to the public pursuant to subsection (c)(6) of section 552b of Title 5, United States Code.
Any person may observe meetings, or portions thereof, of advisory panels that are open to the public, and if time allows, may be permitted to participate in the panel's discussions at the discretion of the panel chairman. If you need special accommodations due to a disability, please contact the Office of AccessAbility, National Endowment for the Arts, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20506, 202/682-5532, TDY-TDD 202/682-5496, at least seven (7) days prior to the meeting.
Further information with reference to these meetings can be obtained from Ms. Kathy Plowitz-Worden, Office of Guidelines & Panel Operations, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC 20506, or call 202/682-5691.Start Signature
Dated: December 9, 2008.
Panel Coordinator, Panel Operations, National Endowment for the Arts.
[FR Doc. E8-29431 Filed 12-11-08; 8:45 am]
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