2019 Mayor’s Arts Awards
Presented by Old National Bank
Muncie Civic Theatre
Friday, September 13, 2019
VIP Hour: 6:00 PM
Awards Ceremony: 7:00 PM
Community Reception: 8:30 PM
Muncie Arts & Culture Council is pleased to invite you to the 2019 Mayor’s Arts Awards to be celebrated September 13, 2019 at Muncie Civic Theatre!
The Mayor’s Arts Awards recognizes the contributions to the cultural community by all visual, performing, and culinary artists, musicians, writers, poets, rappers, directors, producers, craftspeople, arts educators, arts patrons, arts professionals and volunteers, as well as organizations, institutions, government agencies, corporations, and businesses who work in or for the arts primarily benefiting the residents of Muncie. 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. The 3rd biennial Mayor’s Arts Awards are presented by Old National Bank.
To mark a decade of Muncie Arts & Culture Council, we’re taking this year’s Mayor’s Arts Awards to the next level and looking forward to a truly spectacular celebration of our arts communities! This arts-filled evening will be led by masters of ceremonies Laura Williamson of Muncie Civic Theatre and Michelle Kinsey of Indiana Public Radio. Enjoy live musical and theatrical performances between award announcements, and stay for the community reception featuring music by DJ Jannell, locally brewed beers on tap, and late night snacks. The award ceremony and following reception are open to the public and free for all to attend.
Doors open at 6:30 PM
Ceremony begins at 7:00 PM
Community Reception follows at 8:30 PM
Congratulations to the 2019 MAA Nominees!
Nominations have been accepted in 8 categories!
Arts Advocate – Arts Leader – Arts Educator – Corporate Arts
Artist in the Community – Next Generation Artist – Maker – Lifetime Achievement
Jack Lee Christeon III
Dr. Galit Gertsenzon
Brian and Genny Gordy
Ronald E. Groves
Juniper Violet Koontz
Open Door Health Services
Sheila K. Piazza
Krista Sides/Chameleon Salon
Lynette K. Waters-Whitesell
Looking to add a bit more celebration to your evening? Join us for the VIP Reception at 6:00 PM and enjoy a number of special Mayor’s Arts Awards moments, including early access to the event, specialty drinks, and the opportunity to meet the 2017 Mayor’s Arts Awards recipients and all 2019 nominees.
Attending the VIP Reception through an MAA Sponsorship not only supports the Mayor’s Arts Awards program, but also helps ensure the longevity of Muncie Arts & Culture Council and our vision for a Muncie that thrives with arts & culture central to everyday life. Sponsorships secured by Friday, August 23, 2019 will be recognized in the MAA event program, on MACC’s website, and through social media.
We look forward to celebrating with you as we recognize the individual and collective contributions of Muncie’s citizens to our robust arts community!
The 2019 Mayor’s Arts Awards is presented by Old National Bank. The VIP Reception is sponsored by First Merchants Bank & First Merchants Private Wealth Management. The Community Reception is sponsored by Mutual Bank.
The 2019 Mayor’s Arts Awards are made possible through support from the Muncie Arts and Culture Council, the City of Muncie, Presenting Sponsor— Old National Bank and VIP Reception Sponsor— First Merchants Bank & First Merchants Private Wealth Management.
NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED.
2017 Mayor’s Arts Awards
The 2017 Mayor’s Arts Awards are made possible through support from the Muncie Arts and Culture Council, the City of Muncie, Presenting Sponsor— Old National Bank, VIP Reception Sponsor— First Merchants Bank & First Merchants Private Wealth Management, and Community Reception Sponsor— Mutual Bank.
2015 Mayor’s Arts Awards
The Mayor’s Arts Awards are made possible through support from the Muncie Arts and Culture Council and the City of Muncie.