32nd Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards

Mayor Muriel Bowser presents

32nd Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards

DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Doors: 6:00 pm

The Lincoln Theatre

Washington, DC

Red Carpet Pre-Show: 6 pm

Ceremony: 7 pm

Please note admission is first come, first served. Tickets not required. RSVP's are for internal tracking purposes and do not guarantee admittance.

32nd Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards
The Mayor’s Arts Awards are the most prestigious honors conferred by the District on individual artists, teachers and nonprofit organizations. The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (CAH) will present the 32nd Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards at the Historic Lincoln Theatre on September 14, 2017.

At the public awards ceremony in September, three individuals will be recognized as special honorees. Wilhelmina Cole Holladay, co-founder of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, will receive the Mayor's Arts Award for Lifetime Achievement. Ari Roth, artistic director of Mosaic Theatre Company, will receive the Mayor's Arts Award for Visionary Leadership. Jazz musician and educator Davey Yarborough will receive the Mayor's Arts Award for Distinguished Honor.
In addition, twenty-four individuals and organizations are finalists for Mayor's Arts Awards across six categories: Excellence in the Creative Industries, Excellence in Performing Arts, Excellence in the Humanities, Excellence in Visual Arts, The Larry Neal Writers' Award and the Mayor's Award for Arts Education. All nominees for these award categories are publically submitted.
Venue Information:
The Lincoln Theatre
1215 U Street NW
Washington, DC, 20009
http://www.thelincolndc.com/