2012 GAA Honorees & Event Announced
Posted on 01/27/2012
The Nebraska Arts Council is pleased to announce the 2012 Governor's Arts Awards honorees and invite the public to share in the celebration at the upcoming dinner and awards presentation:
"The Arts Drive Nebraska"
Monday, April 2, 2012
Embassy Suites Hotel - Lincoln
1040 P Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
4 p.m. "Rally for the Arts" Advocacy Session
5 p.m. Cash Bar
6 p.m. Dinner and Awards Presentation
Business or biker attire
The biennial Governor's Arts Awards is the state's premier event in recognizing those who shape our artistic landscape. The impact of the arts, and these honorees, is felt in the classroom, the economy, and the community -- they drive Nebraska forward. We invite you to celebrate their achievements and recognize the power of the arts in improving Nebraska.
Presenting Our 2012 GAA Award Winners
The following Nebraska individuals and organizations will receive their awards at the 2012 Governor's Arts Awards event.
Emerging Leader: Anne Trumble
Excellence in Arts Education: Connie DIllow and Donald D. Ruleaux
Heritage Arts: African Culture Connection
Leonard Thiessen: Catherine and Terry Ferguson
Organizational Achievement: Blue Barn Theatre and Friends of the Midwest Theater
Outstanding Artist: Jun Kaneko
Thomas C. Woods III Partner in the Arts: Kathy and Marc LeBaron and Joan Squires
Please visit the 2012 Governor's Arts Awards section on this website to learn more about our honorees, the artists commissioned to create the awards, as well as how to order your tickets for the upcoming festivities.