Philip Horn is executive director of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. Horn is a trained facilitator with twenty five years of experience. He is trained in the Technology of Participation developed by the Institute of Cultural Affairs in both facilitation and participatory strategic planning. Horn formerly served as Director of the Touring & Presenting Program and Arts in Education/Artists at the California Arts Council from 1982 to 1993. He was the first Managing Director of the East Lansing Arts Workshop.
In 2005 he received the Gary Young Award from the National Assembly of State Art Agencies. In 2011 he received the Excellence in Leadership from VSA, the International Organization for Art and Disablity. He holds an honorary Doctorate from Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pa., and in 2010 was made an Honorary Lifetime Member of the Pennsylvania PTA and received the “Friend of Pennsylvania PTA” award. He served on the Board of Directors of the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation for 17 years.