Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC)

2013 Montgomery County Executive's Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities


The County Executive's Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities are the most prestigious honors conferred by Montgomery County on individual artists, scholars, organizations and cultural patrons.

Now in its 12th year, these Executive's Awards allow us to pay tribute to individuals and organizations that have made a difference in Montgomery County through the arts and humanities.

Event Details 

Monday, October 21, 2013, 7:00 pm
Cultural Arts Center Montgomery College - Directions

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Free and Open to All. Reservations Required.
Reserve tickets HERE.* 

*Registering for a ticket does not guarantee entrance. Only the first 500 guests to arrive will be admitted due to the capacity constraints of the venue. All unclaimed tickets will be released to the public 30 minutes prior to the event beginning. Please arrive no less than 30 minutes prior to ensure your ticket is not released.

** If you require special accommodation such as seating for the mobility or low-vision impaired,  please e-mail Janice Hill at at least 48 hours in advance of the event.

Award Recipients

Lifetime Achievement Award
Nilimma Devi, Sutradhar Institute of Dance and Related Arts

Lifetime Impact Award
Busy Graham, Community Arts Advocate

Individual Patron Award
Thomas D. Murphy, EagleBank

Community Award
Patricia Woolsey, ArtsStream

Education Award
Betty Scott, Strathmore

Emerging Leader Award
Heena Genti, CREATE Arts Center

Outstanding Artist or Scholar Award
David R. Minton, Lumina Studio Theater

Volunteer Award
Maritza Rivera, Mariposa Poetry

Further Information, Questions or Special Accomodations

Please contact Janice Hill at

801 Ellsworth Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20910
T: 301-565-3805 | F: 301-565-3809

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