Ivy Tech Waldron seeks nominations for community arts awards

Ivy Tech Waldron seeks nominations for community arts awards

Ivy Tech Community College’s Bloomington campus invites nominations from the public for a Community Arts Awards reception and fundraiser, honoring local arts advocates, educators, and businesses. The Community Arts Awards reception and fundraiser will be held on Saturday, March 7 and is planned in connection with the Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center’s centennial, which takes place this year, 2015.

There are four arts award categories. The Business Award will recognize a business for exemplary support of the arts. The Arts in Education Award will recognize an educator, school corporation, Parent Teacher Organization (PTO), or other entity directly influencing and engaging students through visual, literary or performing arts. The Arts Advocate Award will recognize an individual who has provided service, leadership, and/or substantial support to the arts. The Special Citation Award will recognize any individual or organization that deserves recognition for their contribution to the arts.

As Region 8 arts partner for the Indiana Arts Commission, Ivy Tech-Bloomington is accepting award nominations for individuals and organizations in Brown, Greene, Lawrence, Martin, Monroe, Morgan, Orange, and Owen counties.

Ticket sales are not yet open for the Community Arts Awards reception and fundraiser, but will benefit Ivy Tech-Bloomington’s building expansion, which includes new spaces for art, music, and movement.

Nominations can be made online at www.ivytech.edu/waldron and the deadline is Monday, February 2. For questions about award nominations, call the Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center at (812) 330-4400.

Ivy Tech Community College’s Bloomington campus is the Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) Regional Arts Partner for the IAC’s Region 8. Region 8 includes Brown, Greene, Lawrence, Martin, Monroe, Morgan, Orange, and Owen counties. For IAC region 8 news, visit www.ivytech.edu/bloomington and click on Indiana Arts Commission Regional Arts Partner.

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