Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture 2012 winners

The 2012 recipients for the Mayor's Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture are...

1. Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe
2. Denver Ballet Guild
3. Emmanuel Gallery

2012 Mayor’s Award Categories and Descriptions

Youth Arts
This award will be presented to a person under 18 that has made a significant difference and/or impact in the community through the arts or an organization that has significantly impacted the lives of youth in the City and County of Denver through the arts.

Entrepreneurial Arts
This award will be presented to the individual or organization that is breaking new ground in the arts and whose contribution to innovation in the arts has been significant in 2012.

Impact Arts
This award will be presented to an individual or organization that has made a significant and lasting impact in the City and County of Denver.  This category requires that the nominee have at least 10 years history in the arts in the City and County of Denver.


Art District on Santa Fe • Denver, CO
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Denver Ballet Guild Tribute
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Emmanuel Gallery Tribute
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