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Seeking Nominations for 2017 Governor's Arts Awards

Arkansas Arts Council - Thursday, June 09, 2016

The Arkansas Arts Council is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards. The annual awards recognize Arkansas artists, arts patrons and corporations for their outstanding contributions to the arts community. The deadline for nominations is Friday August 5, 2016. Click HERE to download a nomination form, or to submit online. Nominees must be current Arkansas residents or Arkansas-based corporations.

Nominations are accepted in seven categories: Arts Community Development, Arts in Education,Corporate Sponsorship of the Arts, Individual Artist, Folklife, Patron and Lifetime Achievement.

A distinguished panel from the Arkansas arts community reviews the nominations, and the award winners will be honored at an awards ceremony in the spring. Each nomination will be judged on the significance of the contributions made, the range of the individuals and groups served and the length of time and degree of the activity or contributions.

For more information, contact Cheri Leffew at (501) 324-9767 or [email protected].