Arts Wisconsin, Wisconsin’s statewide community cultural development organization, announces the eleventh annual Arts in the Community Awards. The awards will be presented to the honorees on Thursday, October 24, 2019 during the League of Wisconsin Municipalities’ 121th annual conference, at the KI Center/Hyatt Regency in Green Bay, WI.
The awards, presented by Arts Wisconsin in partnership with the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, honor civic leaders and communities throughout the state for championing the arts as integral to economic, educational and community vitality.
The 2019 honorees are:
- Mayor Brendan Pratt, Mayor, City of Altoona, WI
- Waupaca Cultural Plan – a community-based public/private partnership
Generous sponsors of the 2019 awards:
- Heid Music, a music education center and a full line music playground, in Appleton, Green Bay, Madison, Oshkosh and Stevens Point
- Redevelopment Resources of Madison, WI, providing customized economic development and strategic planning solutions for the development and redevelopment of communities
- Vierbicher of Madison, Pewaukee, Prairie du Chien, and Reedsburg, WI, providing consulting services to guide and deliver quality land and community development.
- Wisconsin Downtown Action Council, advocating for strong, vibrant downtowns statewide.