NOMINATIONS OPEN: Arts Council Art Awards 2024

It’s back! The Art Awards are back for 2024; and the ceremony is returning to its original look.

The Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana recognizes individuals, groups, businesses, projects, and institutions that have made significant contributions to the arts in Southwestern Indiana. NEW in 2024: Winners in all categories will be announced in advance of the event, on May 22nd. 

The Art Awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, August 15th, 2024 at City View at Sterling Square. 

The nomination form is available at this link. Nominations are due by 4 pm on May 10th. 

Here are the eligible categories:

Mayor’s Art Award – This highly prestigious honor is given to an individual whose contributions to the arts have had an exceptional impact on the community. Consideration is given to evidence of long-standing support of, and life-long interest in, the arts. The nominee must be a current resident of Vanderburgh County whose arts activities have had significant impact on the City of Evansville.

Visual Arts Award – This award recognizes an exceptional candidate from the visual arts discipline. (Film and literary arts are included in this category.)

Performing Arts Award – This award recognizes an exceptional candidate from the performing arts discipline.

Young Artist Award – This award recognizes a rising high school junior or senior in the 2024-2025 school year who displays exceptional aptitude in an artistic discipline.

Arts Educator Award – This award recognizes an educator who directly influences and engages students of any age through the visual, literary, or performing arts.

Arts Project Award –  This award recognizes a project that utilized the arts to advance community, economic development, or quality of life goals or initiatives in the 2023 calendar year.

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