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December 17, 2018
For More Information Contact:
Michele Peon Casanova, Lincoln Arts Council, 402-434-2787

Nomination Deadline Extended for Mayor's Arts Awards

The nomination deadline for the 41st annual Mayor's Arts Awards has been extended from December 18 to Thursday, January 3. The celebration, presented by the Lincoln Arts Council (LAC), is scheduled for Thursday, May 9, 2019. For the third year, the event will be held at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Nominations may be submitted using the online form at, and more information is available by calling the LAC at 402-434-2787. A panel of community members will select the winners for these awards:

Nominators are asked to select a category or categories they feel would be most appropriate for their nominees, but the judges may consider the nominee for other categories as well. Nomination forms from the previous year are automatically resubmitted, and updates are accepted. A list of previous winners is available by contacting the LAC at 402-434-2787.

The public is encouraged to submit names of members of the arts community who have died since the last awards ceremony in May 2018 for memorial recognition.

Those interested in sponsorships for the event may contact the LAC at 402-434-2787.

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