Monday, October 23, 2017 6:30 p.m.
Cipriani 42nd Street
New York City

Join us for the 2017 National Arts Awards on October 23, 2017, and/or purchase a recognition advertisement in the evening's dinner journal to celebrate those who have exhibited outstanding leadership in the visual and performing arts, arts education, and philanthropy. Thus far, honorees include: 

Thelma Golden
Outstanding Contributions to the Arts Award
 
Gael Neeson and Stefan Edlis
Philanthropy in the Arts Award
 
William Lehr, Jr.
Legacy Award
 
Studio in a School 
Arts Education Award

More information and the full slate of honorees coming soon...

 

The 2016 National Arts Awards were a great success! On October 17, 2016, Americans for the Arts was pleased to honor:

Tony Bennett
Carolyn Clark Powers Lifetime Achievement Award

Doug Aitken
Outstanding Contributions to the Arts Award

Susan and David Goode
Legacy Award

The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation
Arts Education Award

Esperanza Spalding
Ted Arison Young Artist Award

Roselyne Chroman Swig
Philanthrophy in the Arts Award

View the great work of 2016 National Arts Awards honorees in the 2016 National Arts Awards Dinner Journal.

The 2016 National Arts Awards were sponsored in part by:
American Express
Arison Arts Foundation
The Broad Art Foundation
Carolyn Clark Powers
 

Nora C. Orphanides
The Rosenthal Family Foundation, Rick Rosenthal and Nancy Stephens, and Jamie Rosenthal Wolf and David Wolf
 


Special thanks to Delta Air Lines, official airline of the 2016 National Arts Awards

 



Celebrating Achievements of Arts Leaders Across the Nation

Our honorees are as diverse as their life’s work. Some are artists at the very beginning of their careers while others are lifetime achievers who serve as models of creativity and dedication. Some are citizen artists - advocates for artistry that is a positive force of change. Others are private or public sector leaders working to ensure that all Americans have access to the arts and arts education. We also honor individual and corporate leaders who financially support the arts.

At the National Arts Awards, more than 400 of the world's top artists and philanthropic leaders gather to recognize these achievements and applaud the accomplishments of a wide range of individuals that exhibit outstanding leadership in the visual and performing arts, arts education, and philanthropy.

View the National Arts Awards Archive to learn more about previous honorees.

 

Questions? Please contact us at naareservations@artsusa.org or 202-371-2830 x2057