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Nominations for Governor’s Arts and Humanities Awards

Saturday, June 8, 2024

Nominations for Governor’s Arts and Humanities Awards.
The Alaska State Council on the Arts (ASCA), the Alaska Humanities Forum (the Forum), the Alaska Arts and Culture Foundation, and the Office of the Governor are seeking nominations for the annual Governor’s Arts and Humanities Awards. These awards recognize and honor Alaskans whose noteworthy contributions to the arts and humanities have made a lasting impact on Alaska's social, economic, and civic life. They highlight individuals and organizations that have helped strengthen communities by forging connections between people across race, class, and cultural divides; those that have furthered traditional Alaska Native languages or cultures; and those that have contributed to a better understanding of the world, one another, and the human experience. Nominations by the public are accepted from April 15 through June 8, 2024 online at https://www.akgovawards.org/nominate.
Categories:
• Individual Artist: This award is for an individual who demonstrates artistic leadership and has received recognition based on merit and contribution to Alaska and/or their community. The nomination clearly shows that the individual has exhibited significant and successful impact on the arts in Alaska.
• Alaska Native Arts: This award is for an individual or organization that has successfully advanced Alaska Native languages or cultures through their work. The nomination demonstrates that the individual or organization’s efforts have significantly improved the preservation, perpetuation, and active practice of Alaska Native arts.
• Arts Education: This award is for an individual or organization that demonstrates a long-standing dedication to arts education in Alaska. The nomination clearly shows that the individual or organization has significant and successful impact on arts education in Alaska.
• Arts Advocacy: This award is for an individual or organization that is dedicated to promoting the arts through volunteer, administration, legislative or professional efforts. The nomination clearly shows that the individual or organization has a long-standing, significant and successful impact on the arts in Alaska.
• Outstanding Arts Organization: This award is for organizations that have made a notable contribution to the arts and community development in Alaska. The nomination clearly shows the organization has long-standing, significant and successful impact on the arts in Alaska.

The Positive Impact of the Arts Sector in Ketchikan

  • Impact of the Arts Sector in Ketchikan

    5,700,000 million annually

  • Direct employment by Arts Sector in Ketchikan

    73

  • Volunteer Hours for KAAHC in 2023

    1,920

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