Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Executive Director Philip Horn to Retire

In a letter from its board chair, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA) announced that Executive Director Philip Horn will retire from his position effective January 2018:

Philip came from California to become Executive Director in 1993. Under his leadership the PCA has gained a reputation as a national leader among state arts agencies through a range of achievements and innovations, including:

Developing the PCA’s Regional Partnerships and Initiatives to form a robust statewide arts infrastructure through the decentralization of PCA grants, teaching artist residencies, and services through an engaged network of partner organizations.

The agency’s Preserving Diverse Cultures (PDC) Division is the nation’s longest and most comprehensive state arts agency program serving diverse communities. PDC is the largest single source of funding for programming, professional development and organizational support for the state’s diverse artists and arts organizations.