The 2017 Governor's Arts Awards
Presented by Arizona Citizens for the Arts in partnership with the Office of the Governor
The 36th annual Governor's Arts Awards will be held
May 4, 2017
at The Phoenician Resort, Scottsdale.
The Selection Process
Each year, three volunteer selection panel comprised of community, business and arts leaders from across the state review the nominations for the Governor's Arts Awards based on the following criteria:
The significance of the contributions and achievements of the nominee
The range of individuals or groups served by the contributions of the nominee
The length and degree to which the nominee is dedicated to the arts
The Selection Panels:
Finalist Panel | Determines three finalists in seven categories from all nominees
Honoree Panel | Determines the honoree in seven categories from the finalists
Philanthropy Panel | Determines the Philanthropy Honoree
The 2017 Event
A “by invitation” reception for nominees, nominators, major event sponsors and other major supporters of Arizona Citizens for the Arts will be held in Phoenix on February 20, 2017, to honor all nominees, announce three finalists in eight categories and announce the Philanthropy Honoree.
The official image of the 2017 Governor's Arts Awards was announced at the nominee reception:
Love Your Earth, 2016
From the artist:
A symphony plays inside each of us, the harmony within, radiating outwards like music from an instrument
The earth speaks … listen to her song in the breeze
The earth gives, it is beauty … an open heart with all the colors of the rainbow
Deep shadows dance with light and become moments of change. Forms are born, then become a memory as new forms emerge
Earth’s pure essence is revealed in canyons, mountains, and deserts, … silence … the language of the earth’s soul
Protect Your Earth …
Love Your Earth
Governor's Arts Awards Gala
May 4, 2017
The Phoenician Resort
6000 E Camelback Rd | Phoenix, AZ
5:00-6:30 – Pre-Awards Cocktail Reception
6:30-8:30 p.m. – Dinner and Awards Presentation
8:00 – 8:30 p.m. – Silent Auction Checkout
Host a table
Governor’s Circle Sponsor | $5,000
A premium reserved table of 10 at the dinner, a half-page, full-color ad in the Arizona Capitol Times commemorative program, the opportunity to host a state legislator and his/her guest, special listing on the event website and the event program; year-round recognition as a Partner on the AzCA website. (We respectfully note that hosting arrangements for members of the Legislature will be coordinated by Arizona Citizens for the Arts.)
Arts & Culture Leaders | $2,500
A reserved table for 10 at the dinner, the opportunity to host a state legislator and his/her guest, a special listing in the event program; and a special listing in the event program.
For non-profits arts and culture organizations who are current with their dues to Arizona Citizens for the Arts, a reserved table for 10, the opportunity to host a state legislator and his/her guest, and a special listing in the event program
Contact Kristyn to learn about becoming a member with us
Major Sponsorships Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more
AzCA also is offering major sponsors and media recognition partnership with ON Media Publications which will produce the commemorative program. AzCA also is providing year-round recognition of major sponsors through its website.
Individual tickets will be available beginning March 1, 2017. Join our mailing list to be notified when they become available.
Advertise or Honor Someone
Purchase a full or half page ad in the commemorative program. Advertise your organization, performance season, upcoming special event or pay tribute to the finalists and the inaugural Philanthropy Honoree.