30th Annual Mayor's Arts Awards
The Mayor's Arts Awards are the most prestigious honors conferred by the city on artists, teachers, nonprofit organizations and patrons of the arts.
Honoring 25 Finalists in
Excellence in an Artistic Discipline
Outstanding Service to the Arts
Innovation in the Arts
Outstanding Contribution to Arts Education
Outstanding Emerging Artist
Excellence in Arts Teaching
Peggy Cooper Cafritz — Mayor’s Art Award for Lifetime Achievement
Molly Smith —Mayor’s Arts Award for Impact on Culture and Humanities
Dr. Sachiko Kuno & Dr. Ryuji Ueno — Mayor’s Art Award for Visionary Leadership
Dolores Kendrick — Mayor’s Art Award for Special Recognition
Street Sense — Humanitarian Highlight
Red Carpet Pre-Show 6 - 7 pm
Ceremony 7 - 9 pm
Reception 9 - 11 pm
Admission is Free. Creative formalwear suggested. Valet Parking Available.
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