Arts Day Delegation/Night Before Gala Announcement


Stars from “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Young Sheldon,” “Barry,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” and more to meet with members of Congress and Biden Administration to urge critical support for arts funding

Industry leaders come together at #RightToBearArts gala dinner, featuring special performance by KT Tunstall

April 6, 2022 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Creative Coalition today announced its 2022 #RightToBearArts Delegation, featuring stars from “Grey’s Anatomy, “Young Sheldon,” “Barry,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” and more. TCC will lead the delegation to Capitol Hill on Friday, April 29, 2022, for meetings with members of Congress and Biden Administration officials about the critical importance of federal funding for the arts. 

Delegation members include: Caroline Aaron (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”); Iain Armitage (“Young Sheldon”); Anthony Carrigan (“Barry”); Grammy Award-winning Musical Artist Julian Casablancas (The Strokes); Anthony Hill (“Grey’s Anatomy”); Jason Isaacs (“Good Sam”); Gloria Calderón Kellett (Executive Producer, “With Love”); Caity Lotz (“DC’s Legends of Tomorrow”); Kyla Pratt (“Call Me Kat”); Sheryl Lee Ralph (“Abbott Elementary”); Grammy Award-nominated Singer/Songwriter KT Tunstall; Mario Van Peebles (“A Million Little Things”); and BD Wong (“Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens”). The #RightToBearArts delegation will be headed by The Creative Coalition President, actor Tim Daly (“Madam Secretary”), and the organization’s CEO Robin Bronk

The day of action will culminate with TCC’s annual #RightToBearArts Gala Dinner, taking place at D.C.’s Lincoln restaurant and featuring a special performance by Grammy Award-nominated Singer/Songwriter KT Tunstall. For ticketing and sponsorship information, please CLICK HERE.

“The arts reflect who we are as Americans,” said The Creative Coalition President, actor Tim Daly. “It’s absolutely paramount that Congress continues to fund the National Endowment for the Arts and supports one of the nation’s most critical sectors. We look forward to once again meeting with lawmakers to urge their support for the arts, the very bedrock of American culture.”

“The arts have an enormous impact on all of our lives and significantly contribute to our economy,” said The Creative Coalition CEO Robin Bronk. “Our annual delegation to Capitol Hill protects every American’s #RightToBearArts.”

The Creative Coalition has a long history of bringing the most significant leaders in the entertainment industry to participate in its distinguished #RightToBearArts Day delegations. Past delegates include Elizabeth Banks, Sharon Stone, Spike Lee, Barry Levinson, Emily Ratajkowski, Johnny Galecki, Patricia Arquette, Nina Dobrev, Alec Baldwin, Gabourey Sidibe, Troian Bellisario, Alfre Woodard, Josh Radnor, Rosario Dawson, John Leguizamo, Marlon Wayans, Tracy Morgan, Christina Hendricks, Keegan Michael-Key, Marisa Tomei, Anne Hathaway, Josh Gad, and David Schwimmer, among others.

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About The Creative Coalition
The Creative Coalition is the premier nonprofit, 501(c)(3) nonpartisan charity of the entertainment industry dedicated to using the power and platform of the arts and entertainment communities in award-winning public service and advocacy campaigns. Founded in 1989 by prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating, mobilizing, and activating its members on issues of public importance. Actor Tim Daly serves as the organization’s president.

Celebrity guests and industry leaders will stay at Yotel Washington DC. To ensure the safety of guests and lawmakers, all participants will undergo COVID testing throughout the day, courtesy of Viral Concierge.

About Lincoln Restaurant
One of DC’s favorite restaurants, the Lincoln has hosted VIPs in the nation’s capital since its doors opened in April of 2011, including President Barack Obama. The elevated American menu, creative cocktails, and eye-catching décor – by famed interior designer and artist Maggie O’Neill – continues to be a draw for tourists and locals alike. To learn more about Lincoln, please visit

About Viral Concierge
Viral Concierge is a premier health and safety company that provides a science based, holistic and comprehensive solution to workforce population health, created to service the need of Covid testing and Covid compliance.

About YOTEL Washington DC
Unique to Capitol Hill, with a location closer than any other hotel to the The Capitol Building, YOTEL Washington DC puts guests just steps away from Washington D.C.’s most important attractions. YOTEL Washington DC offers guests signature technology and adaptable design features, including smart rooms and stunning multifunctional public spaces. The hotel’s on-site restaurant, Art and Soul, is driven by the talented Chef Danny Chavez.

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