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2017 Governor's Awards Nominations Open

COLUMBUS, Ohio—The Ohio Arts Council (OAC) announces the 2017 Governor’s Awards for the Arts in Ohio nomination process opens Monday, September 12, 2016. The deadline to complete a nomination is Monday, October 24, at 5 p.m.

Nominate an individual or an organization to celebrate and showcase artistic and philanthropic excellence in your community. This year’s categories are: Arts Administration, Arts Education, Arts Patron, Business Support (Large and Small), Community Development & Participation, Individual Artist, and the Irma Lazarus Award. Category descriptions are available online at oac.ohio.gov/GovernorsAwards.

images from the 2016 awards ceremony

All nominations are accepted through an online form. Nominators will write a 350-800-word narrative, collect up to five support letters electronically, and upload the files to the online nomination form: oac.ohio.gov/GovernorsAwards/Nominate.

The Arts Day & the Governor’s Awards Luncheon Ceremony is a partnership between the OAC and Ohio Citizens for the Arts Foundation. The event will take place Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at the Columbus Athenaeum in downtown Columbus. Sign up for the ArtsOhio newsletter to receive updates and registration information to your inbox. Join the conversation on social with #OHGovAwards17 and #ArtsOhio.

ABOUT OHIO CITIZENS FOR THE ARTS FOUNDATION
Ohio Citizens for the Arts Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was founded to leverage funds and support for the arts and arts education statewide. The Ohio Citizens for the Arts Foundation, in partnership with the Ohio Arts Council, present the annual Governor's Awards for the Arts in Ohio & Arts Day Luncheon.

ABOUT THE OHIO ARTS COUNCIL
The Ohio Arts Council is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to strengthen Ohio communities culturally, educationally, and economically. Connect with the OAC on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, or visit our website at oac.ohio.gov.

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OAC News & Events Schedule

We found 2 events in January 2018
Jan12
Reminders
Friday, Jan 12, 2018 - Friday, Feb 23, 2018
ONLINE at oac.ohio.gov, 30 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
The Ohio Arts Council (OAC) is seeking women artists who are serving or have served in the military and who currently live in Ohio.
Jan24
Event
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
OAC Offices, 30 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215, United States
Ohio Arts Council Board Meeting