Thursday, June 01, 2023

DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities new Executive Director

On Tuesday, May 2, 2023, CAH was thrilled to announce the appointment of Aaron Myers as its new Executive Director. 

Myers, a renowned jazz vocalist, pianist, educator, and activist, brings a wealth of experience in the arts and a passion for community engagement to his new role. Myers was nominated for appointment by the Commission in February 2023 following an extensive four-month search. The Council of the District of Columbia voted unanimously to confirm his appointment at the May 2 legislative meeting.

Aaron Myers Executive Director DC Arts Commission

As a DC-based artist, Myers has a deep understanding of the city's cultural landscape and its diverse communities. He has been an active member of the DC arts community for over a decade, serving as the Artist-in-Residence at the Black Fox Lounge, Mr. Henry’s Restaurant, The Eaton and performing at venues across the city. He is the founding Board Chair of the Capitol Hill Jazz Foundation, serves on the Board of Governors of the DC Recording Academy and has been recognized for his work in arts education. 

DC Art News sends a warm welcome (back) to the ED!