Deadline: Friday, March 22 at 4pm (EDT)
The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (CAH) is soliciting nominations from individuals and organizations with an artistic and/or humanities background who demonstrate artistic excellence in their chosen discipline. The award nomination process is competitive, and awards are based on the cohorts listed under the Mayor’s Arts Awards description.
The Mayor’s Arts Awards are the most prestigious honors conferred by the District of Columbia (“District”) on individual artists, teachers, nonprofit organizations and patrons of the arts. This year, the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities will present the 34th Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards. Artists and Organizations will be recognized in seven categories: Excellence in Visual Arts, Excellence in Performance Arts, Excellence in Creative Industries, Excellence in Arts Education, Excellence in the Humanities, The Larry Neal Writers’ Award (Youth and Adult Awards) . Special Awards will be given to individuals and organizations, recognizing their outstanding support to DC arts, humanities and creative industries.