Lisa Cadigan is new ACAC Executive Director

Lisa Cadigan has been promoted to Govt Director of the The Adams County Arts Council (ACAC). Cadigan most a short while ago held the place of Director of Outreach and Neighborhood Assets for the business.

Cadigan has been with the Arts Council in numerous capacities considering the fact that 2013, serving as a board member and a marketing and event setting up volunteer.

Just before becoming a member of the staff members entire time in November 2021, Cadigan experienced been teaching Let us Make Tunes! camps and Tunes Together lessons considering that 2017.

In her most latest capacity as Director of Outreach and Group Resources, Cadigan was responsible for producing and coordinating applications throughout Adams County’s university districts and senior facilities, as properly as serving as the major grant author for the corporation.

Cadigan is the creator and instrumental driving power behind ACAC’s The Men and women Venture. Started in 2017, her aims for this undertaking have been to get as lots of group associates as probable included as creators and storytellers. The Persons Task 2022: My Put at the Desk, coming this tumble, will be a collaborative arts venture and functionality party intended to link and uplift the Adams County neighborhood.

Born in Brooklyn, NY, and expanding up in New Jersey, Cadigan is a James Madison College alumna. She acquired her M.A. in Theater from Indiana University, Bloomington. Prior to becoming a member of the ACAC personnel complete time, Cadigan expended almost 20 many years as a no cost-lance graphic designer, author and advertising and marketing professional, serving largely non-gain customers. Cadigan and her partner John and two kids have termed the Gettysburg region dwelling considering the fact that 2007.

Cadigan replaces Leona Rega who served in the posture given that November 2020. Cadigan said she was heartbroken to see Rega leave, and was on the lookout forward to carrying on the programs she started. “We undoubtedly had a shared vision she did a large amount in the quick time she was right here,” she mentioned. 

Cadigan stated she was searching forward to continuing and increasing ACACs mission of “discovering the arts as tangible elements of life. There is electrical power in connecting by way of the imaginative method with the men and women around you,” she stated.

Cadigan mentioned participating the neighborhood in the arts is not just about encouraging appreciation of our most gifted artists and their do the job (whilst this is a really critical part) but also incorporates engaging all men and women in development and active participation in the arts.

“I want to inspire innovative interactions that are inter-cultural and inter-generational. It does not make a difference if you are ‘good’ at it or not,” she stated.

For extra facts about The Men and women Venture 2022 and all other Adams County Arts Council packages and gatherings, take a look at