About Narric Rome

Name: Narric Rome


Web Site: http://www.AmericansForTheArts.org

Bio: Narric manages the Government Affairs Department’s federal, state and local portfolio, including the Americans for the Arts arts education program. Narric is responsible for promoting the Americans for the Arts message to Congress and the administration, with the goal of influencing public policies that advance direct and indirect support for the arts and arts education. He serves as senior lobbyist for the Americans for the Arts legislative portfolio and researches and pursues untapped federal funding sources and policy opportunities. He also leads the legislative planning process for over 85 national arts organizations taking part in the annual Arts Advocacy Day national summit. Narric has 19 years of experience in the public policy and congressional arena, having worked on the policy staff of Howard Dean's presidential campaign in Vermont and having served as a legislative aide to Secretary Richard Riley at the U.S. Department of Education. Earlier in his career Narric worked on Capitol Hill, at the Podesta Group and on several state and national political campaigns. Narric holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Vermont and a master’s in public administration from Columbia University.

Posts by Narric Rome:

ARTSblog holds week-long Blog Salons, a series of posts by guest bloggers, that focus on an overarching theme within a core area of Americans for the Arts' work. Here are links to the most recent Salons:

Arts Education

Teaching Artists

Early Arts Education

Common Core Standards

Quality, Engagement & Partnerships

Emerging Leaders

Charting the Future of the Arts

Taking Communities to the Next Level

New Methods & Models

Public Art

Best Practices


Arts Marketing

Audience Engagement

Winning Audiences

Powered by Community

Animating Democracy

Arts & the Military

Scaling Up Programs & Projects

Social Impact & Evaluation

Humor & Social Change

Private Sector Initatives

Arts & Business Partnerships

Business Models in the Arts

Local Arts Agencies

Cultural Districts

Economic Development

Trends, Collaborations & Audiences

Art in Rural Communities

Alec Baldwin and Nigel Lythgoe talk about the state of the arts in America at Arts Advocacy Day 2012. The acclaimed actor and famed producer discuss arts education and what inspires them.