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Chapter : Arts and Humanities

Arts and Humanities

Arts and humanities



Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities,400 7th St. S.W., 20506; (202) 682-5541. Fax, (202) 682-5721. Jane Chu, Chairman.


Membership: leaders of federal agencies sponsoring arts-related activities. Administers the Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Act, which helps museums reduce the costs of commercial insurance for traveling exhibits.

General Services Administration (GSA), Design and Construction, Office of the Chief Architect,1800 F St. N.W., #5400, 20405-0001; (202) 501-1888. David Insinga, Chief Architect.

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Administers the Art in Architecture Program, which commissions publicly scaled works of art for government buildings and landscapes, and the Fine Arts Program, which manages the GSA’s collection of fine artwork that has been commissioned for use in government buildings.

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts,2700 F St. ...

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