Mayor's Awards in the Arts nominations now open
Iris Siegler is seen here with Coeur d'Alene Mayor Steve Widmyer after being presented with an Arts in Education award in 2018. Nominations for the Mayor's Awards in the Arts are now open.
| May 14, 2021 1:00 AM
COEUR d’ALENE — Nominations are now being accepted for the 25th annual Mayor’s Awards in the Arts.
The Mayor’s Awards in the Arts are presented by the Coeur d’Alene Arts Commission and the city of Coeur d’Alene to recognize and encourage excellence in the arts throughout the city.
The categories are:
• Excellence in the Arts
• Supporter of the Arts
• Arts in Education
• Student Arts in Education
Nomination deadline is Aug. 31.
Nominees may be businesses, organizations or individuals who have, through distinguished service or creative accomplishment, made a significant contribution to the arts in Coeur d’Alene. Nominees do not need to be based or have residence actually within city limits. Current arts commissioners and family members are not eligible, nor are staff and committee chairpersons for the commission.
Past recipients are ineligible to be nominated who won in the same category. For instance, someone who won Supporter of the Arts in the past can be nominated for Excellence in the Arts.
Recipients will be honored at an awards ceremony held from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 6 in the Hagadone Event Center. The awards ceremony is a free gala event for the public with a social hour featuring live music prior to the awards presentations.
Find nomination forms here: www.cdaid.org/arts