Mayor's Arts Awards nominations accepted until end of year

Awards honor Bellingham contributors to the arts community

November 08, 2016 - by Shannon Taysi, Planning and Community Development

The Bellingham Arts Commission is accepting nominations for the 38th annual Mayor's Arts Awards from now until December 31, 2016.

The Arts Commission annually accepts nominations for Mayor's Arts Awards to honor Bellingham citizens who have significantly contributed to the arts in our community.  Accomplishments by individual artists, businesses, benefactors, organizations, arts educators, arts supporters, civic improvement leaders or notable events or achievements are all possible areas for Mayor's Arts Awards.

Once the nomination period is closed, staff will announce the date for the awards ceremony.  Nominations may be made using the on-line Mayor's Arts Award Nomination Form, or emailed to, or submitted in writing to Shannon Taysi, Planning and Community Development, 210 Lottie Street.

To access the online form and view a list of all previous awardees, go to

Media Contact

​Shannon Taysi, Program Specialist
Planning and Community Development

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