Council Proclaims October Month Of Arts And Culture

From left, Council Vice Chair Christine Chandler, Arts Council Interim Executive Director Christine Monteith and Fuller Lodge Art Center Gallery Manager Lauren Sherwood hold up a proclamation that recognizes October as the Month of Arts and Culture. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Los Alamos County Council recognized October as the Month of Arts and Culture Tuesday night during the regular County Council meeting Tuesday evening in Council Chambers.
Council Vice Chair Christine Chandler presented the proclamation.
WHEREAS: The month of October has been recognized as National Arts and Humanities Month by thousands of arts and cultural organizations and communities across the country for over 30 years;
WHEREAS: The arts and humanities enhance and enrich the lives of every American by playing a unique role in the lives of our families, our community, and our country;
WHEREAS: The local arts and cultural organizations are a vital part of recreation, education, and enjoyment in the Los Alamos community, enhancing our quality of life and strengthening our economy; and
WHEREAS: The artistic and cultural season in Los Alamos is now being recognized during the month of October; and
WHEREAS: Los Alamos continues to have a multitude of thriving arts organizations providing enrichment in the visual and performing arts;
NOW, THEREFORE, on behalf of the Council of the Incorporated County of Los Alamos, I do hereby proclaim the Month of October as “ARTS & CULTURE MONTH” in Los Alamos County, and call upon all citizens to continue to support the outstanding programs and events that the arts organizations bring to our community.