I am really sad to miss you all on this important anniversary. Best wishes to all .

On May 12, 2016 10:28 AM, "Hall, Stephanie" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

To:          Members of the Archie Green Union

From:    Peter Bartis, Senior Folklife Specialist, AFC



Betsy asked me to send you this final schedule of events for the week of May 16th. We especially hope you will join us for the Tuesday events — a round table discussion and our open house at the Center — in addition to the Wednesday evening reception. If you will be attending the Wednesday reception, please plan to arrive early due to increased security.



Monday, May 16 (9am-5pm): Board meeting,  Montpelier Room, Madison Building


Tuesday, May 17 (9am-11:30am): Public Board Meeting   Dining Room A, Madison Building


Tuesday, May 17 (12noon-1:15pm):   AFC Directors’ Round Table Discussion: Alan Jabbour, Peggy Bulger and Betsy Peterson will discuss the past, present and future of the American Folklife Center. Moderated by Cliff Murphy, Director, Folk Arts Program, National Endowment for the Arts. Open to the public - Madison Building, Mumford Room.


Tuesday, May 17 (4:30-6pm) Gathering of AFC Board and friends/wine and cheese:  American Folklife Center offices, Thomas Jefferson Building G 49 .


Wednesday, May 18 (12noon-1pm): Homegrown Concert Series. Nakotah LaRance (Hoop Dancer from Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo, NM).   Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building.


May 18: (6:30- 8pm.)  American Folklife Center’s 40th Anniversary Reception.  Great Hall, Thomas Jefferson Building.   Brief remarks at 7pm. 

Please arrive early due to increased security.



(If you have any questions please contact Peter Bartis directly at 202-707-4919 or email me at [log in to unmask])


Sent by Stephanie Hall. Please reply to Peter Bartis.