Community Arts Awards Celebration

Since 1985, the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo has honored local artists, arts organizations, and supporters through the Community Arts Awards. Nominations open on September 1, 2020 through Slideroom. Deadline is September 30, 2020.

The Community Arts Awards will be announced in November 2020, and honorees will be celebrated at a presentation on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, at 5:30 pm in the Jolliffe Theatre at the Arts Council’s Annual Meeting. If you have any questions about the nomination process, please contact Kristen Chesak at or by phone at (269) 342-5059.

Award Categories:
Community Medal of Arts
Theodore C. Cooper Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service
Adam F. Carter Young Artist Award
Business Arts Award
Patron Award
Epic Award
Gayle Hoogstraten Arts Leadership Award

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