Residents of Kamloops or the Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD) are invited to nominate an artist or arts supporter for this year's Kamloops Mayor's Awards for the Arts. The annual Award, established in 2006 in conjunction with the Mayor's Gala for the Arts, recognizes the artistic and cultural achievements and contributions to the arts and culture community by artists and residents of the TNRD.
The Mayor's Gala for the Arts is a collaborative partnership that brings together the Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops Symphony, Western Canada Theatre and the City of Kamloops to acknowledge and celebrate the arts and culture sector of Kamloops.
The Award categories for the 2016 Mayor's Awards for the Arts are: Business in Support of the Arts, Emerging Artist, and Craft & Design.
Winners in each of the three categories will be recognized at the ninth annual Mayor’s Gala for the Arts at The Coast Kamloops Hotel & Conference Centre on January 30, 2016.
Nominations are due by Monday, October 26, 2015 by 5:00 p.m.
For more details on nomination criteria and to download the nomination form, visit the Mayor's Gala for the Arts website: www.mayorsgalaforthearts.com.