Annual Awards

Each year, countless individuals and organizations contribute to the vitality and diversity of our local arts scene. The Annual Awards are an opportunity to recognize these champions, which will be celebrated at The Arts Council’s Annual Meeting on September 25th.

Nominations are due by Friday, September 15.


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.

Nomination Form


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.

Nomination Form


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.

Nomination Form


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.

Nomination Form

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