2017 Mayor’s Arts Awards

The Muncie Arts and Culture Council in conjunction with the City of Muncie, would like to announce the 2017 Mayor’s Arts Awards to be presented September 26, 2017 at Cornerstone Center for the Arts. The goal of this program is to help cultivate greater visibility and understanding of the value of the arts, as well as grow new leadership and new patrons of the arts. Full Event Information

Congratulations to our 2017 MAA Nominees!

The Mayor’s Arts Awards are the most prestigious honors conferred by the city on individual artists, teachers, nonprofit organizations and patrons of the arts.

Brian Blair Studios
Leon Crosby
Andrew Crow
Moth Danner
Leigh Carter Edwards
Ron Groves
HeidiJHale Designs + Details
Matt Howell
Maura Jasper
Heather Jordan
Denise King
Bill Lett
Laurie Lunsford
Roger McConnell
John Peterson
Mike Prater
Destiny Roberts
Tania Said
Frances Petty Sargent
Sarah Shaffer
Philip Tevis
Beth Turcotte
We’re Trying Collective

Nominations have been accepted in the following categories:

Arts Advocate – an individual or organization whose strong support of the arts has been ongoing through philanthropic and/or volunteer service

Arts Leader – an arts professional or organization who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, organizational stewardship and partnership within the local arts community

Arts Educator – an individual whose achievements and contributions to arts education have been significant and far reaching

Corporate Arts – a business/corporation that shows exemplary support of the arts, artists, and arts organizations within the Muncie area

Artist in the Community – an individual artist (in any discipline) recognized for artistic excellence and singular efforts in contributing to Muncie’s cultural vitality

Next Generation Artist – a working artist/craftsman (in any discipline) under the age of 40 who has demonstrated outstanding promise and commitment to the arts community

Maker – a local, for-profit business owner who exemplifies the impact and vitality of Muncie’s creative economy

Lifetime Achievement – an individual or organization recognized for significant and sustained contributions to the field of arts and culture in the Muncie area

Support the 2017 Mayor’s Arts Award

These awards recognize the contributions to the cultural community by nominated individuals and organizations, and the Muncie Arts and Culture Council is proud to implement this program for the City of Muncie. By supporting this important program, you are helping elevate and recognize those who make Muncie and surrounding areas a better place to live, work, and play. Learn More