2023 Governor's Arts Awards
Call for Nominations
Deadline: Extended to April 28 April 14, 2023
Governor's Arts Awards recognize outstanding contributions made by individuals, organizations and communities to the cultural life of our state. While these contributions are usually made unselfishly, it is important to take the time to recognize and thank people for outstanding achievements.
Please take a moment to consider individuals, organizations and communities that deserve to be acknowledged with a nomination for a 2023 Governor's Arts Award. Nominations can be made by an individual, group, organization or business.
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Online Application System Instructional Video
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2023 Governor's Arts Award categories are listed below.
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Arts in Health
Distinguished Arts Leadership
Individual Arts Champion
Lotte Jacobi Living Treasure
Individuals nominated must be residents of New Hampshire or have made significant contributions to the arts while residents of the state.
Organizations and cities/towns nominated must be physically located in New Hampshire.
The following are not eligible:
Self-nominations (including nominations by members of an organization's current Board of Directors)
Nominations of or by currently serving Council members and employees of the New Hampshire Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
Selection and Presentation
Review and selection of the 2023 Governor’s Arts Awards will be made by a review panel appointed by the State Arts Council.
Nominees will be notified of the results of the review by mid-May, 2023.
The 2023 Governor’s Arts Awards will be presented at a formal ceremony this fall. Date, time and location will be announced as soon as possible.
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April 17, 2023