Wishing you the very best this season, and in the coming New Year!
Governor Mike Pence recently appointed Allen C. Platt,
III of Floyds Knobs, Indiana to serve a four-year term on the Indiana Arts
Platt is counsel with the law firm Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP where he focuses on corporate law, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, contracts and litigation.
Platt has a long commitment to and leadership of many of the arts organizations in his community, including the Carnegie Center for Arts and History, Arts Council of Southern Indiana, and the Hayswood Theatre Group where he currently serves as President. He has been a lifelong participant in the arts, performing with the JCC Orchestra (Louisville) and as a frequent actor in community theatrical productions throughout Southern Indiana.
In his professional career, Platt works with a number of non-profit foundations and organizations, advising on a broad range of issues.
In addition to the appointment, Gov.
Pence also re-appointed Linda Levell, Vincennes, and Jonathan Ford,
Terre Haute, to second terms with the Commission.
Six Indiana communities have been approved for the
second iteration of the Indiana Arts Commission's Vibrant Communities
cultural planning consultancy project.
six communities, Decatur, Evansville, Lawrence, Madison, Terre Haute,
and Westfield were selected from 34 that were eligible to apply for the
consultancy opportunities after taking part in of the IAC's Vibrant
Communities colloquia conducted in either fall of 2011 or this past
Each of the consultancies approved this fall
will be tailored to the unique cultural needs of the eligible
communities. Consultancies are expected to begin in January and continue
through June 2014.