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Nominations Sought for
2016 Mayor's Award for the Arts
The City of Evanston and the Evanston Arts Council are seeking nominations for the 2016 Mayor’s Award for the Arts. The award recognizes individuals and/or organizations which have demonstrated excellence in artistic expression, performance, service or advocacy throughout the past year.
If you would like to nominate a deserving individual and/or organization, please submit the form located below. Nominations will be accepted until August 31, 2016.
2016 Nomination Form
All nominations will be reviewed by Evanston Arts Council members, and finalists will be sent to Mayor Tisdahl for selection. Awards will be presented to one individual and one organization at the 2016 Bright Night for the Arts. If you have further questions, please contact Jennifer Lasik at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 847-859-7835.
2015 Mayor's Award for the Arts
(presented at the Bright Night For the Arts on November 5, 2015.)
Marilyn Price, Puppeteer
Evanston Art Center
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Previous Mayor's Award for the Arts Winners
2014: Jack Weiss, Design Evanston
etc. Music School directed by Michael O'Mara
2014 Arts & Business Leadership Award
The Evanston Arts Council's Arts and Business Committee awarded its eighth annual Leadership Award to The Merion and Allegro Dance Boutique. The award was presented at the Mayor's State of the City Luncheon on Friday, March 20, 2015.
To read more about the award and this year's recipients, please read the full press release here.
Previous Leadership Award Winners
2013: Koi Fine Asian Cuisine & Lounge
2012: The Autobarn Ltd. of Evanston
2011: Hecky's Barbecue
2010: First Bank & Trust
2009: Jim Nash
2008: Romano Brothers
2007: Whole Foods
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"The Big Draw Evanston"
- Celebrate Día de los Muertos at the Levy Center October 30
- Free Public Art Workshop with Indira Freitas Johnson October 20
- "The 43" Exhibit to Open at the Noyes Gallery on October 21
- 2016 Mayor's Award for the Arts Nominees Announced
- Celebrate Evanston's Vibrant Arts Community at the 3rd Annual "A Bright Night for the Arts" October 6