The Mayor's Arts Award


Nominations Sought for Mayor’s Arts Awards

LAKE CHARLES – The Arts Council of SWLA and the City of Lake Charles are currently accepting nominations from the public for persons to be honored at the 2015 Mayor’s Arts Awards ceremony which is scheduled for Friday, October 9th at 6 p.m. in the Benjamin W. Mount Auditorium at Central School.

The Mayor’s Arts Awards honors those working in the arts by recognizing the contributions of Southwest Louisiana’s creative workers, patrons, and artists to the region’s culture. Mayor Randy Roach of Lake Charles presents the awards to each recipient.

Categories include Artist of the Year, Citizen of the Arts, Citizen of the Humanities, Arts Educator of the Year, Arts Organization of the Year, and Patron of the Year. The Keystone Award is also given to an individual who works diligently behind the scenes, without whom programs and performances would not be possible.

Those who wish to nominate an organization, individual, or group can download a nomination form at, or email directly to

Nominations must be received by the Arts Council office no later than Monday, September 21st, 2015. For more information about this year’s Mayor’s Arts Awards, call the Arts Council at 439-2787.

Jody Taylor
Project Coordinator
Arts Council of SWLA
Central School Arts & Humanities Center
809 Kirby Street, Suite 202, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Office 337-439-2787 | Fax 337-439-8009

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