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Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture Awards Ceremony

Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture Awards Ceremony


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DENVER – Since 1986, the Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture have annually recognized individuals and organizations that make significant and lasting contributions to the arts in the City and County of Denver.

Mayor Michael B. Hancock, Denver Arts & Venues, the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs and the Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture Selection Committee invite media to witness, film and photograph the awards ceremony featuring the award recipients on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

What: Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture Awards Ceremony
When: Wednesday, Dec. 7, 11a.m.- 1 p.m.
Where: McNichols Civic Center Building – 144 W. Colfax Ave.

Each award winner will receive a $2,500 stipend in addition to artwork created by artists from Access Gallery.

Awards will be presented in the following categories:

ARTS & CULTURE YOUTH AWARD
This award is presented to a person under 24 who has made a noteworthy difference in the community through the arts or an organization that has significantly impacted the lives of youth in the City and County of Denver through the arts.

ARTS & CULTURE IMPACT AWARD
This award is presented to an individual or an organization that has made a significant and lasting impact on arts and culture in the City and County of Denver. This category requires that the nominee have at least 10 years of history in the arts in the City and County of Denver.

ARTS & CULTURE INNOVATION AWARD
This award is presented to an individual or organization that has found innovative and creative ways to make meaningful connections with community or partner with others through arts and culture during 2020 and 2021 – a time of shutdowns and social distancing.

ARTS & CULTURE EDI AWARD
This award is presented to an individual or organization that has focused on equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) through their work. Nominees for this award may have: worked to integrate an equity practice into their operations, developed a specific program that supports communities that have been historically marginalized including people of color, people with disabilities or LGBTQIA+, presented an event centered in social justice and the arts, or may be able to demonstrate commitments and authentic partnerships with historically under-resourced communities. 

ARTS & CULTURE GLOBAL AWARD
This award is presented to an individual or organization that has brought Denver’s arts and culture to the national or world stage. Nominees for this category have received national or international recognition through collaboration, media coverage, or grant dollars received.

In addition to honoring the 2022 winners, the 2021 awardees will be recognized during the ceremony.

For more information please visit: ArtsandVenues.com.


About Denver Arts & Venues
Denver Arts & Venues’ mission is to enrich and advance Denver’s quality of life and economic vitality through the advancement of arts, cultural, and entertainment opportunities for all. Arts & Venues is the City and County of Denver agency responsible for operating some of the region’s most renowned facilities, including Red Rocks Amphitheatre, the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Colorado Convention Center, Denver Coliseum and McNichols Civic Center Building. Arts & Venues also oversees the Denver Public Art Program, Urban Arts Fund, P.S. You Are Here, Denver Music Advancement Fund, implementation of Denver’s Cultural Plan and other entertainment and cultural events such as the Five Points Jazz Festival. Denver Arts & Venues is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in all our programs, initiatives and decision-making processes.

www.ArtsandVenues.com

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