Here’s your chance to have someone in the arts community, either a leader or supporter, recognized. The city and the Richmond Arts Coalition have opened nominations for eleventh annual Richmond Arts Awards.
According to city spokesperson, Ted Townsend: “The Richmond Arts Awards program recognizes the achievements in and contributions to the arts by Richmond residents, artists, educators, organizers and business leaders. To date, the program has attracted more than 200 nominations across six categories, recognizing both well-established institutions and rising stars in Richmond’s arts community.”
Nominations are being sought in the following categories:
-Business and the Arts
Townsend says, “All artistic disciplines are eligible: visual, performing, literary and culinary arts, as well as craft, environmental arts and new media.”
Three finalists in each of the six categories will be named in April and award winners will be announced in a special ceremony hosted by Mayor Malcolm Brodie at Richmond City Hall this May.
Nominations can be
submitted online until Friday, March 15.