Each year, countless individuals and organizations contribute to the vitality and diversity of our local arts scene, which we call the community's "arts constellation". The Annual Awards are an opportunity to recognize these champions, and to celebrate them at The Arts Council’s Annual Meeting.
Arts Council Award
The Arts Council established the Arts Council Award to recognize an individual that exhibits a significant commitment to volunteer service and has made a lasting impact on our arts community.
The Arts Council Award Nomination Form for the 2020 is being developed and will be available soon.
Arts Educator Excellence Award
In 2015, The Arts Council established the Arts Educator Excellence Award to recognize an educator or teaching artist who has enriched the education of our community’s youth and inspired the next generation of artists, patrons and creative individuals.
The Arts Educator Excellence Award Nomination Form for the 2020 is being developed and will be available soon
Arts-Integrated Workplace Award
In 2016, The Arts Council established the Arts-Integrated Workplace Award to recognize a local company for their exemplary efforts to integrate the arts into their corporate culture and employees’ lives.
The Arts-Integrated Workplace Award Nomination Form for the 2020 is being developed and will be available soon.
R. Philip Hanes, Jr. Young Leader Award
The R. Philip Hanes Junior Young Leader Award recognizes an individual under 40 whose time, talent and energy have furthered the mission of promoting the arts and culture of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, leaving a legacy of service for future young leaders and for the future of the arts in this community.
The Young Leader Award Nomination Form for the 2020 is being developed and will be available soon.
If you have any questions or need more information about these awards, please contact: