The Americans for the Arts National Arts Awards serves as the focal point for these nationwide celebrations and stands out as the highlight of the year for Americans for the Arts. Board Member Maria Bell will once again serve as Chair of this extraordinary event.
The National Arts Awards represents a unique opportunity for 500 of America's top artists and philanthropic and corporate leaders to come together once a year to recognize and celebrate the achievements of individuals who have exhibited outstanding leadership in the visual and performing arts, arts education, advocacy, and philanthropy. View our list of past honorees.
Join Americans for the Arts for the National Arts Awards on October 5, 2009 to honor:
Lifetime Achievement Award
Kitty Carlisle Hart Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Arts
Artistic Excellence Award
Frederick R. Weisman Award for Philanthropy in the Arts
Anne Finucane, Bank of America
Corporate Citizenship in the Arts Award
Young Artist Award -- www.gagosian.com