Museum of New Mexico Media Center Press Release

Deadline Extended in Nominations for Governorís Awards for Excellence in the Arts

New Mexico Arts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 30, 2020

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SANTA FE, N.M. – The last day to submit nominations for the 2020 Governor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts has been extended. The new deadline is May 30, 2020.

Nominations must be submitted by individual state residents or representatives of businesses or organizations in New Mexico. Self-nominations are discouraged

Eligible nominees include individual living New Mexican artists working in any discipline who have demonstrated outstanding achievement; individuals who have consistently made significant or distinguished contributions to the arts in New Mexico; and businesses, nonprofits, or foundations with sustained involvement in and support for the arts.

All nomination submissions must be mailed to New Mexico Arts, Suite 270, 407 Galisteo St., Santa Fe, NM 87501. Nomination forms are available online at http://nmarts.org/governors-arts-awards/, contact New Mexico Arts at 505-827-6490 or 800-879-4278 (statewide), or email michelle.laflamme-c@state.nm.us.  

Administered by the New Mexico Arts Commission and New Mexico Arts, a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, the annual Governor’s Arts Awards are New Mexico’s highest and most prestigious artistic honors and are intended to celebrate extraordinary achievement in the arts. 

Events for the 2020 Governor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts are scheduled for September 2020 in Santa Fe.

About New Mexico Arts

New Mexico Arts, a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, is the state arts agency. New Mexico Arts administers the state’s One Percent for Public Art program, awards grants to nonprofit organizations for arts and cultural programs in their communities across the state, and provides technical assistance and educational opportunities for organizations, artists, and arts educators throughout New Mexico.

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