Ariel Shelton

Program Manager
Kennedy Center

Ariel Shelton is currently program manager for the Performing Arts for Everyone & Community Engagement team at the Kennedy Center. Prior to joining the Kennedy Center, Shelton worked for National Arts Strategies, Washington Performing Arts, The Washington Women in Jazz Festival, The MusicianShip, and Flashband. She is a founding member of the planning committee for Arts Administrators of Color – DMV, and has worked as a consultant for several arts education organizations and initiatives, including a recently-funded fellowship program for the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and the Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles.

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