Here's the announcement from Americans for the Arts. What a great and well deserved honor!
Monday, October 15, 2012 6:30 p.m.
Cipriani 42nd Street
New York City
A Celebration of National Leadership in the Arts
Every October, Americans for the Arts leads the country as we celebrate our cultural riches through National Arts and Humanities Month. The Americans for the Arts National Arts Awards serves as the focal point for these nationwide celebrations. Americans for the Arts Board Member Maria Bell will once again serve as chair of this extraordinary event.
The National Arts Awards represents a unique opportunity for 500 of the world's top artists and philanthropic and corporate leaders to come together annually to recognize and celebrate the achievements of individuals and corporations who have exhibited outstanding leadership in the visual and performing arts, arts education, and philanthropy. View our list of past honorees here.
On October 15, 2012, join us for the National Arts Awards honoring:
Eli and Edythe Broad Award for Philanthropy in the Arts
Isabella and Theodor Dalenson Lifetime Achievement Award
Brian Stokes Mitchell
Outstanding Contributions to the Arts Award
Bell Family Foundation Young Artist Award
Arts Education Award
Corporate Citizenship in the Arts Award
Julie Mehretu - Featured Visual Artist