Pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), as amended, notice is hereby given that six 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):Start Printed Page 3655
Music (application review): February 2-3, 2009 in Room 714. A portion of this meeting, from 1:45 p.m. to 3 p.m. on February 3rd, will be open to the public for policy discussion. The remainder of the meeting, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on February 2nd and from 9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on February 3rd, will be closed.
Music (application review): February 4, 2009, in room 714. This meeting, from 9:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m., will be closed.
Dance (application review): February 4-6, 2009 in Room 716. This meeting, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on February 4th and 5th, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on February 6th, will be closed.
Opera (review of nominations): February 5, 2009, by teleconference. This meeting, from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m., will be closed.
Opera (review of nominations): February 9, 2009, by teleconference. This meeting, from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m., will be closed.
Presenting (application review): February 10-11, 2009 in Room 716. This meeting, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on February 10th and from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on February 11th, 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: January 14, 2009.
Panel Coordinator, Panel Operations, National Endowment for the Arts.
[FR Doc. E9-1085 Filed 1-16-09; 8:45 am]
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