Celebrating the District’s most talented artists, arts organizations and arts supporters! Presented by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Read more here.
With performances by Levine Music, Kendall Isadore, Split This Rock, Chamber Dance Project, and the cast of Arena Stage’s Five Guys Named Moe and Grammy-nominated recording artist Maysa. Mistress of Ceremonies: Andrea Roane, WUSA 9 News. See who wins the awards in the category of: Excellence in an Artistic Discipline, Excellence in Service to the Arts, Innovation in the Arts, Outstanding Contribution to Arts Education, Outstanding Emerging Artist and Excellence in Arts Teaching. Those receiving special recognition are: Dr. James Billington, The Librarian of Congress; Cathy Hughes, Chairperson, Radio One and TV One; Maida Withers, founder and artistic director of Maida Withers Dance Construction Company; Victor Shargai, theater advocate and interior designer, Victor Shargai and Associates Inc.; and Rebecca and Hugo Medrano, founders, GALA Hispanic Theatre.