Other Programs and Outreach
As the designated arts organization for Salt Lake City, the Salt Lake City Arts Council provides access to arts opportunities in diverse disciplines, price points, locations, and depth of experience in order to promote public participation. In addition to providing accessible programming opportunities, the Arts Council creates connections between the arts and the public, cultivates future artists and arts organizations, and gives voice to community arts needs. Various opportunities to present programming or partner with other organizations arise throughout the year. Some of these opportunities may become ongoing offerings while others may be one-time events.
2017 MAYOR’S ARTISTS AWARDS
Salt Lake City Arts Council Seeking Nominations
Deadline, Monday, March 6, 2017, 5:00 p.m.
The Salt Lake Arts Council is currently seeking nominations for the Mayor’s Artists Awards for 2017. The Award is presented by the Mayor’s Office and the Salt Lake Arts Council and honors the contributions made by individuals and organizations to the cultural life of the Salt Lake community. Nominees must be residents of Salt Lake City, work in the city, or demonstrate their contribution to the arts in Salt Lake City. Cash awards of $500 will be presented to each of the five winning nominees at the 41st annual Utah Arts Festival in June.
Past winners have included numerous notable organizations of individuals across a wide range of artistic disciplines.
“The arts are a critical element of any thriving city. We look to artists to add vibrancy, expand our perspectives, and help us to better relate to each other and the world around us,” said Mayor Jackie Biskupski, “Salt Lake City has an abundance of talented artists and it is a privilege to recognize and honor the talent found here.”
Nominations must be received by Monday, March 6, 2017.