Category Archives: Awards

2011 National Endowment for the Arts Opera Honors Award Ceremony

2011 National Endowment for the Arts Opera Honors Award Ceremony Takes Place Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 7:30 PM at the Harman Center for the Arts, 610 F St. NW The NEA Opera Honors is the nation’s highest award in opera. … Continue reading

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Humanities Council – 2011 Distinguished Service to the Humanities Awards

This Year’s Honorees Are: Professor Ira Berlin, American Historian Charles Fishman, Founder, DC Jazz Fest Tony Gittens, Director, Washington International Film Festival Philippa P.B. Hughes, Founder, PinkLine Project Sharon Percy Rockefeller, President and CEO, WETA TV/FM Howard Shalwitz, Artistic Director, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company The evening’s program will … Continue reading

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DC Choreographer Receives Iranian Arts Award

TORONTO, Ontario. – Laurel Victoria Gray, Artistic Director of Washington DC’s Silk Road Dance Company, received the prestigious Arash Award at the closing gala of Toronto’s Tirgan Festival, the world’s largest Iranian cultural celebration, held July 21-24, 2011. The honor is … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2011 DC Community Heritage Project Grant Awards Ceremony!

Announcing the 2011 DC Community Heritage Project Grant Awards Ceremony! This year the following organizations will receive funding for projects aimed at preserving and disseminating the history and culture of Washington, DC neighborhoods. *    John Eaton Elementary School Home School … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Winners of the 28th Annual Larry Neal Writers’ Competition

The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities congratulates the following winners of the 28th Annual Larry Neal Writers’ Competition.  The competition commemorates the artistic legacy and vision of cultural understanding of Larry Neal, a renowned author, academic and former … Continue reading

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DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities’ FY12 Budget Hearing

On behalf of the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities, I would like to sincerely thank those of you who supported DCCAH during our Agency Performance Hearing last month. With your help, I am proud to say that the … Continue reading

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Please Join Us in Congratulating The 26th Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards Finalists

Please Join Us in Congratulating The 26th Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards Finalists. The winners will be announced Wednesday April 20, 2011 – 6:00 pm at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall. Tickets are distributed on … Continue reading

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