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Kentucky Arts Council accepts nominations for the 2015 Governor’s Awards in the Arts


The Kentucky Arts Council is accepting nominations until Nov. 1 for the 2015 Governor’s Awards in the Arts, the state’s highest honor.
 
The awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made extraordinary and significant contributions to the arts in Kentucky. The nomination process is coordinated by the arts council.
 
“Governor’s Awards in the Arts nominations play a large role in shining light on the best the arts have to offer across the entire state,” Lori Meadows, arts council executive director, said. “I would encourage anyone who knows about significant contributors to the arts to make a nomination in one of the categories.”
 
Eligibility is specific to each of the nine award categories:
 
• Milner
• Artist
• Business
• Community Arts
• Education
• Folk Heritage
• Government
• Media
• National
 
Depending on the category, eligible nominees must be residents of Kentucky, organizations located in Kentucky or have close ties to Kentucky. Past recipients and posthumous nominees are not eligible.
 
For guidelines, instructions and nomination forms, click here. For more information about the nomination process, contact Dan Strauss at dan.strauss@ky.gov or 888-833-2787, ext. 474.
 
From KAC


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