LOUIS VUITTON supports NATIONAL ARTS + humanties youth program awards
fdm FEEL-GOOD series: LOUIS VUITTON partners with the President’s committee on arts + humanities [PCAH] to support ART EDUCATION. PCAH is a non-partisan cultural advisory committee to the White House designed to foster + encourage arts education in underserved communities in the US. First Lady Michelle Obama will honor the recipients of the 2011 NAHYP* Awards at the White House on November 2.
*[Nation’s highest honor for out-of-school arts and humanities programs]
Valerie Chapoulaud-Floquet, President and CEO of Louis Vuitton North America announced:
“As a leader of the luxury industry, we believe we have an inherrent responsibility to the world around us, and supporting children and young peoples’ futures is one of our main actions worldwide. Moreover, Louis Vuitton’s long history as leaders of design innovation, craftsmanship and creativity helps demonstrate to the world that art and commerce can and do intersect, and shows how the pursuit of an arts education can open up viable career paths for the next generation.”
Internationally recognized for its long-standing commitment to the arts, Louis Vuitton will work with the PCAH to illustrate the importance of arts education in North America, serving as Primary Corporate Sponsor of the 2011 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards, and generating a series of awareness-building events in communities across the country… They will host a reception Nov 1st at the US Institute for Peace, celebrating this year’s recipients. Written by brigitte segura | illustration ALAINA PLOWDREY
PRESIDENT’S COMMITTEE | ARTS + HUMANITIES www.pcah.gov
NATIONAL ARTS | HUMANITIES YOUTH PROGRAM AWARDS www.nahyp.org