Nominations open for The Buffy awards

The Arts Council of Wood Buffalo is accepting nominations for the 2024 Excellence in Arts Awards.

Called “The Buffys”, the awards recognize artists and arts organizations for their outstanding achievements and contributions to Wood Buffalo and the vital role the arts playin building our community.

This year the prestigious Arts Champion and Lifetime Achievement Awards will be open for public nomination.

“Opening the Arts Champion and Lifetime Achievement Awards to public nomination will broaden the scope of who is recognized at the Buffys,” says ACWB Programs Manager Jenna Fewer.

“We’re excited to hear the stories of artists who we might not otherwise see, but whose work deserves recognition.”

There are 15 categories of awards ranging from the Arts Administration Award to the Youth Art Leadership Award. The complete list of awards categories can be found at the Arts Council’s Buffy Arts Awards page.

The deadline to nominate an artist or arts organization is June 17, 2024 at noon. Entry materials and self-applications must be submitted by June 28, 2024 at noon.

All award recipients will be announced live at the Buffys 2024: Midnight in Miami Gala on October 19, 2024.

Additional information about the Buffys can be found at The Arts Council is also looking for sponsors to support Buffys 2024 awards.

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