Robert Arleigh White

Robert Arleigh White

Robert Arleigh White has many years of experience managing nonprofit arts organizations in North Florida where he has also been active in promoting a host of arts related initiatives.
In recognition of over 20 years of successful legislative and community advocacy, the City of Jacksonville proclaimed August 12 as “Robert Arleigh White Day,” and Jacksonville’s City Council similarly authorized a resolution in his honor. Additionally, the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville, where he served as executive director from 2000 to 2013, named its most prestigious award, The Robert Arleigh White Award for Advocacy.
Previously, Mr. White served as the executive and artistic director for Theatre Jacksonville where he was directly responsible for the artistic direction of fifty plays and worked to produce dozens more. A recognized artist in his own right, Bob has received numerous awards for his performances and directorial undertakings, and he continues to perform with Charlotte Mabrey in performance art collaborations as well as a solo story teller.
Bob also taught for 13 years in Duval County Public Schools at the high school level. In this capacity, he loved learning from his students.
Currently, Bob is the Vice President of Development for the Museum of Science & History.