Nominations Sought for 2017 Arts in the Community Awards

Arts Wisconsin seeks nominations for 2017 Arts in the Community Awards, presented in partnership with the League of Wisconsin Municipalities and made possible with funding from Heid Music, Redevelopment Resources and Vierbicher Associates.

The Arts in the Community Awards honor communities and civic leaders around the state for championing the arts as integral to economic, educational and community vitality. The deadline to submit nominations is Aug. 18.

The awards will be recognized at the League of Municipalities’ annual conference in Appleton on Oct. 19. The awardees will also participate in a conference panel discussion on the arts and creative economy in Wisconsin communities.

“The Arts in the Community Awards are a wonderful way to celebrate the visionary leadership in and for the arts and creativity in Wisconsin’s communities,” said Arts Wisconsin Board of Directors President Ann Huntoon. “We’re proud to partner with the League of Municipalities to present these awards, and appreciative of the sponsors who make the awards possible.”

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