Dutchess County Executive’s Arts Awards Nominations are Now Open


Dutchess County Executive’s Arts Awards Nominations are Now Open
CONTACT: Lisa Fiorese: 845-454-3222: lifiorese@artsmidhudson.org
POUGHKEEPSIE, NY: Arts Mid-Hudson invites nominations for the 30th Annual Dutchess County Executive’s Arts Awards. Residents of Dutchess County and businesses or corporations that are based in Dutchess County are eligible to receive an award. The Dutchess County Executive, in collaboration with Arts Mid-Hudson, annually recognizes outstanding people and organizations contributing to the arts in Dutchess County.
This is the 30th Anniversary of the Awards, originally founded by then Dutchess County Executive Lucille Pattison in 1986 with a purpose to recognize the individuals and institutions that contribute to the area’s artistic quality.
Do you know someone in the Dutchess County Community who does good work in or for the Arts? Do you know an outstanding Dutchess County arts organization or business that supports the Arts? Do you know a student who excels in their art form? Nominate them for the 2016 Dutchess County Executive’s Arts Awards.

Categories for the awards are:

2015 Arts Awards for Art Organization
Ballet Arts Studio, 2015 Arts Organization Awardee
  • – Individual Artist
  • – Patron
  • – Arts Organization
  • – Business/Corporation
  • – Arts in Education
  • – Individual Artist
  • – Art in Public Places
  • – Special Citation
  • – Artivist
  • – Volunteer (New!)
  • – Student with Exceptional Promise in the Arts
Nominations must be received by Monday, May 2, 2016. 
Visit the web site at www.artsmidhudson.org for additional information and to submit a nomination.
Award winners will be recognized by Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro along with the county’s arts, cultural, civic and business leaders, and elected officials at an event on October 6, 2016 at Villa Borghese in Wappingers Falls.
For additional information call (845) 454-3222; or e-mail artsawards@artsmidhudson.org.
Arts Mid-Hudson is the preeminent nonprofit arts service organization in the Mid-Hudson region. Since 1964 our initiatives have engaged and promoted the arts benefiting our artists, arts organizations and communities. Arts Mid-Hudson provides vision and leadership to support thriving and diverse arts in the Mid-Hudson region.
For more information about Arts Mid-Hudson and future arts events, sign up for the weekly E-newsletter at www.artsmidhudson.org

Author: Harlem Valley News