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Q + A

Q. What book do you always recommend to a friend looking for a good read?

A. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant or Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley. Historical fiction fills my bookshelves.

Q. What do you do on your days off?

A. I like to wander into local shops, grab drinks with friends, work on home improvement projects and lounge with my two attention-demanding cats.

Q. What music dominates your library?

A. Indie-eclectic and alternative female hip-hop dominates my music library. Shout out to K.Flay’s recent career success!

Q. Why do you support the arts?

A. Because art, in all its forms, allows the expression of experience and humanity that transcends language and cultural barriers – facilitating unexpected connections.


Moriah Hillson joined ArtsKC in March 2017 as Program Manager, Digital Engagement, leading the build and launch of Moriah earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Drury University with minors in Global Studies, Entrepreneurship and Religion. She has developed a passion for connecting with the community and facilitating engagement through development and marketing roles with organizations such as the Kansas City Symphony and Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City. Classically trained in vocal performance, Moriah’s love of the arts began at a young age, participating in solo, ensemble and large choral groups throughout high school and college. She now performs in the Kansas City Women’s Chorus, serves on the Event Committee for the Urban Neighborhood Initiative and enjoys attending the vast number of community events offered across the metro. As a Kansas City native and an arts advocate, Moriah looks forward to integrating our city’s thriving arts culture with its commitment to innovation through the development and adoption of