(Washington, DC) – Tonight, as part of #202Creates, Mayor Muriel Bowser and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) will present the 31st Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards at the Historic Lincoln Theatre. The Mayor’s Arts Awards are the most prestigious honors conferred by the District on individual artists, teachers, nonprofit organizations and patrons of the arts and humanities.
Individuals and organizations will be recognized in six categories: 1) Excellence in the Arts; 2) Excellence in the Humanities; 3) Excellence in Creative Industries; 4) Outstanding Student Award; 5) Excellence in Arts Teaching; and 6) Outstanding New Artist.
The following special honorees will also be recognized:
- Lou Stovall
Lifetime Achievement Award
- Julianne Brienza
Visionary Leadership Award
- E. Ethelbert Miller
Distinguished Honor Award
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Arthur Espinoza Jr., Executive Director of DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
Arts Award Honorees
Tonight at 7 pm
1215 U Street, NW
*Closest Metro: U Street/African-American Civil War Memorial/Cardozo Metro Station*
Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected].