The Mayor Announces the 39th Annual Mayor's Arts Awards Recipients

​Artwork by Johnny Mac

​Mayor Kelli Linville announced today the recipients of the 39th Annual Mayor's Arts Awards. A reception and awards ceremony honoring the awardees is scheduled for May 2, 2018.

This year the Mayor is honoring a broad range of artists, advocates, organizations, and performances that have significantly contributed to the arts in our community. Award winners were chosen based on nominations submitted by community members.

Mayor's Arts Awards will be presented to the following recipients:

  • Alma Alexander
  • Dr. Mitchell Kahn and Sherrie Kahn
  • Yaniv Attar
  • Amanda Grove, Marla Bronstein and Peter Roberts
  • CASCADIA International Women's Film Festival
  • Julian MacDonough
  • Mary Jo Maute
  • Mike and Elaine McRory

 To learn more about each awardee and their accomplishments, please attend the celebration scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday May 2, 2018 at the Mount Baker Theatre in the Walton Theatre, located at 104 N. Commercial Street in downtown Bellingham.  This ceremony is open to the public.

Media Contacts

​Shannon Taysi, Program Specialist

Planning and Community Development Department