Cultural Leaders and Organizations to be Celebrated at the
2011 County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities
WHAT: 2011 County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities
WHO: The Executive’s Awards ceremony will celebrate recipients of FY2011 and FY2012 grants from the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County and the following awardees:
Lifetime Impact Award – Liz Lerman
Lifetime Achievement Award – William H. Graham, Sr.
Business or Individual Patron Award – Drs. Jeffrey and Carolyn Leonard
Community Award – Michael Friend, Soul in Motion
Education Award – John Taylor, The Kinderman
Emerging Leader Award – Kenneth A. Oldham, Jr., National Philharmonic
Outstanding Artist or Scholar Award – Christylez Bacon
Volunteer Award – Richard Spero, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at Strathmore
The evening will also feature performances and presentations from The Bog Band, Coral Cantigas, The Eubie Blake Jazz Ensemble, Eubie Blake Quartet, Lumina Studio Theatre, Christopher K. Morgan and the Washington Printmakers Gallery.
WHEN: The ceremony will be held on Monday, October 24, 2011 at 7:00 pm
WHERE: The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD 20852
PRICE: Free and open to all, no RSVP required
Silver Spring, MD, USA — Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC) announces the winners of the 10th Annual Montgomery County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities. The winners will receive their awards from County Executive Isiah “Ike” Leggett and Mrs. Catherine Leggett at a special ceremony that will take place on Monday, October 24, 2011 beginning at 7:00 pm at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda. Included on the program will be performances from arts and humanities organizations and recognition of individuals and organizations that have received grants for FY11 and FY12 from the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC). The event is free and open to all with complimentary parking provided in the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro garage. The attire for the event is business casual, and there will be a desert reception following the ceremony. More information is available at www.creativemoco.com/executives-awards.
The vision of the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County is to provide leadership that sustains arts and humanities organizations, artists and scholars and inspires participation in our County’s rich cultural assets.