Mayor's Arts Awards Nominations Accepted Until Year End

Awards honor those who make significant contributions to the arts in Bellingham

November 14, 2017 - by Shannon Taysi

The Bellingham Arts Commission is accepting nominations for the 39th annual Mayor's Arts Awards until December 31, 2017.

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, nomination criteria and view a list of all previous awardees, go to

Media Contact

​Shannon Taysi, Program Specialist

Planning and Community Development



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