Mayor’s Arts Awards 2015

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Basement at Phoenix Center for the Arts, Phoenix AZ

City of Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and Phoenix Center for the Arts proudly present the Mayor’s Arts Awards, November 20, 2015, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. The event is now SOLD OUT!
BidOnItems_2015Our online auction is open to all, even those not attending Friday’s event. Bidding is already open on our auction website,
The Mayor’s Arts Awards serve to identify outstanding leaders in six areas; Visual Arts, Theatre, Music, Dance, Public Art, and Creative Writing. Nominees are chosen based on the criteria of innovation, impact, and integration.
2015 Award Finalists:
Innovative Arts Organization:
Phoenix Children’s Chorus
Phoenix Chinese Week
The Nash
The Trunk Space
Teatro Bravo
Dance Artist:
Liliana Gomez
Jeanna Snipes
Julie Akerly
Music Artist:
Ken Koshio
Karl Huff
Olivia Rojas
Jeff Libman
Visual Artist:
Rachel Bess
Brynne Dubin
Francisco “Enuf” Garcia
Mayor's Arts Awards
City of Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and Phoenix Center for the Arts proudly present the fourth annual Mayor’s Arts Awards, November 20, 2015, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Tickets cost just $75 and are available for purchase at the Phoenix Center for the Arts box office or by calling 602-254-3100.
Art lovers and community-minded individuals can reserve their spot in this interactive arts experience and show their support for Phoenix Center for the Arts.
Sponsored by Westlake Reed Leskosky, the event serves as Phoenix Center for the Arts’ signature fundraiser and enables the Center to continue providing vital arts and education opportunities for the Phoenix community year round. Additional event supporters include ‘Award Sponsor’ – The Connie W McMillin Trust, ‘Artist Sponsor’ – Dan Kammrath and the Delores Miller Charitable Endowment, Arizona Community Foundation, Hensley Beverage CompanyAPSSchuster Printing, and Anthill Events.
We’ll have wonderful appetizers sponsored by Carly’s Bistro and Short Leash’s Rollover Donuts, plus beer and wine, and a phenomenal silent auction full of amazing local artwork and more!
The Mayor’s Arts Awards event isn’t your typical rubber chicken gala. The event is interactive and exciting, with a behind-the-scenes tour of the facility, live performances in nearly every room, one-of-a-kind raffle prizes, and the Mayor himself on the Third Street Theater stage, presenting awards to this year’s deserving honorees. This year’s event will add the Lou & Evelyn Grubb Visionary Award to the list of commendations. The Visionary Award will be given to a community member who has demonstrated leadership by finding creative solutions for the Arts in the City of Phoenix.