The City of Middletown Commission on the Arts (MCA) presents an Arts Advocacy Award annually to an individual, group and/or organization group who has significantly contributed to the cultural and artistic enrichment and/or has shown extraordinary support and initiative for the arts in Middletown.
The Middletown Commission on the Arts is seeking public input on nominations for the award. The nominee(s) need not live in Middletown, but should be an individual or group that has made an outstanding impact on the arts in the city.
Suggestions, which should include the sender's town and information about the nominee, can be emailed to the Arts & Culture Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org by December 2nd 2019. The MCA will be presenting its award honoring next year's recipient in a local ceremony coinciding with The National Arts Action Summit, March 30 - 31, 2020, in Washington, D.C.
Past Recipients of the Arts Advocacy Award:
2019 - Klekolo World Coffee & Stephan Allison
2018 – Vintage Players & David Schulz
2017 – Middlesex Vocal Chords & Pierre Sylvain
2016 – MAC 650, Arthur Meyers & Pam Tatge
2015 – Kidcity Artist & John Basinger
2014 – Artist for World Peace & Deborah Moore
2013 – Community Foundation of Middlesex County & Carolyn Kirsch
2012 – Greater Middletown Concert Association & The Buttonwood Tree
2011 – Mayor’s Ball Committee & Neely Bruce
2010 – Greater Middletown Chorale & Marco Gaylord
2009 – Art Guild of Middletown & Peter Loffredo