Do you know an artistic leader from Richmond who deserves recognition? Is there a business or an individual who has supported the arts in Richmond, above and beyond the call of duty? If so, nominate them for the sixth annual Richmond Arts Awards by Monday, March 17, 2014.
The Richmond Arts Awards is a program to recognize the artistic achievements and contributions to the cultural community by City residents, artists, educators, organizations and business leaders. Created in partnership with the Richmond Arts Coalition, its purpose is to:
- Honour major contributions by individuals, organizations and business to the arts
- Cultivate greater visibility and understanding of the value of the arts
- Encourage excellence and build new leadership within the arts community
- Develop patrons for the arts
Nomination deadline: Monday, March 17, 2014
Annually, three finalists and one winner are announced in the following six categories:
Business and Arts
Recognizes a business that has made a significant contribution to the arts in Richmond by supporting a Richmond-based artist or arts organization through sponsorship, philanthropic and/or volunteer service.
Recognizes an individual that has made a significant contribution to the arts in Richmond by supporting a Richmond-based artist or arts organization through volunteer service.
Recognizes an arts professional or organization as a leader in their arts discipline, their organization stewardship and/or their contribution to Richmond’s cultural development.
Recognizes an individual artist or organization that is producing visionary creative work, exhibiting innovation within in their arts discipline and/or bringing a new cultural experience to the City of Richmond.
Recognizes an individual or organization whose achievements and contributions to arts education have been significant and far reaching.
Recognizes a performing, literary or visual artist under the age of 25 who has demonstrated outstanding promise and commitment to the Richmond arts community.
The awards program was developed in 2009 by the City of Richmond in partnership with the Richmond Arts Coalition. It is presented with support from the Richmond News and Tempest Development Group.