Mayor’s Arts Awards

10th Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards

SAVE THE DATE – October 13, 2022

The 10th Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards will take place on Thursday, October 13, 2022 at Hance Park Urban Plaza from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

City of Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and Phoenix Center for the Arts are honored to have this opportunity to recognize the important impact Phoenix artists make in our community.

An evening dedicated to recognizing Phoenix’s outstanding arts leaders, this fundraising event benefits Phoenix Center for the Arts in support of our mission to provide arts and culture opportunities to all.

Ticket and Table Sales Coming Soon!

Call for Artist Nominations Open through August 31, 2022:

Nominations may be submitted by members of the community or by the artists themselves. Winners are chosen by a judging panel of community leaders using the criteria of innovation, impact, and integration.

Donate an item to the silent auction. Get your products in front of our community:

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become a sponsor today:

View the MAA22 Sponsorship Packet to find out how to become an event sponsor. For additional sponsorship questions contact Sandra Bassett, CEO at s.bassett(at)phoenixcenterforthearts.org.

For promotional opportunities, contact Renee Aguilar, Marketing Director at renee.aguilar(at)phoenixcenterforthearts.org .


APARTA LA FECHA – 13 de octubre de 2022

La décima edición de los Premios Anuales de las Artes de la Alcaldía se llevará a cabo el jueves 13 de octubre de 2022 en Hance Park Urban Plaza. La alcaldesa de la ciudad de Phoenix, Kate Gallego, y el Phoenix Center for the Arts tienen el honor de tener esta oportunidad de reconocer el importante impacto que los artistas de Phoenix tienen en nuestra comunidad.

Una noche dedicada a reconocer a los líderes artísticos destacados de Phoenix, este evento de recaudación de fondos beneficia al Phoenix Center for the Arts en apoyo de nuestra misión de brindar oportunidades artísticas y culturales a todos.


Congratulations to the MAA 2021 Winners and Finalists

Lou & Evelyn Grubb Community Innovator Award:
Taylor Buttrey
Danielle Foushee – Winner
Clottee Angela Hammons

Jerry Lawson Memorial Performing Artist Award:
Julia Chacón
Jorge Edson (House) Magana – Winner
Phoenix Boys Choir

Dr. Eugene Grisby Visual Artist Award:
Kathryn Russum
Lucretia Torva – Winner
Joanne L Gallery

Young Artist Award:
Shaeleigh O’Brien – Winner


MAA 2021 Collaborating Partner

West Side Blues and Jazz Night Club Logo


MAA 2021 Program


View Past Winners