Viola Awards Logo_2015_webThe nominees for the 2015 Viola Awards have been announced. Forty-one nominees were selected in eight different categories. The nominees will be celebrated at the 7th Annual Viola Awards Gala on Saturday, March 7, 2015, at the High Country Conference Center in Flagstaff. Click here for the full list of nominees.

One of Flagstaff’s most popular arts events, the Viola Awards are Flagstaff’s Oscars for the arts and sciences community. Celebrating excellence in the arts and sciences, the Viola Awards recognize artists, educators, organizations and leaders who make positive contributions to the arts and sciences in Flagstaff. Over 500 people attend the gala event to celebrate and support these amazing folks. Click here for tickets and information on the 2015 Viola Awards Gala.

Nominations are sent to Flagstaff Arts Council by the community at large; anyone can nominate an artist, leader, organization, business or event for an award in one of eleven categories. From this pool of nominees, a Panel of past Viola Award winners and experts in the field select nominees in each category to be the Official Viola Award Nominees.

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