Call for nominations: City of Hamilton 2017 Arts Awards
The City of Hamilton is pleased to announce the official launch of the 2017 Arts Awards program. The Arts Awards recognize the outstanding contributions and achievements of Hamilton’s established and emerging artists in the following 11 categories and presents $36,500 in cash awards:
Arts Education and Community Arts
Dance and Performing Arts
There are so many amazing artists, educators and community leaders so please take a moment to consider nominating someone deserving of special recognition for an Arts Award. Do they do excellent work? Do they further their artistic discipline in Hamilton or beyond? Do they share their experience and knowledge with others?
Artists and arts professionals can be nominated for two different types of awards: Established Artist Awards and Arts Community Leadership Awards. Each award has a different nomination process. We encourage nominators to work collaboratively with their selected nominee to prepare the nomination package. Nominees must live in Hamilton. Nominators can be an individual, organization or business residing in any city.
The recipients of the City of Hamilton Arts Awards will be announced at an event on the evening of Wednesday, June 7, 2017 as part of Hamilton Arts Week.
Submitting a Nomination (Deadline February 10, 2017):