Nominations Sought for W.Va. Arts Awards

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Division of Culture and History and the West Virginia Commission on the Arts are seeking nominations for the 2014 Governor's Arts Awards.

Officials say the awards honor artists and arts organizations that have made significant contributions to the state's culture.

The honors include: the Arts in Education Award, the Distinguished Service Award to the Arts, the Leadership in the Arts Award, the Artist of the Year Award, and the Governor's Arts Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Nominations must be postmarked or hand-delivered by Feb. 21. A panel of commission members and representatives will select the winners.

A ceremony and gala to present the awards will be held in the spring at the Culture Center in Charleston.

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