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Annual Meeting/Mayor's Awards for the Arts

Thursday, July 18, 2024
5:30 pm7:30 pm
Benton Club
402 North 7th Street
St. Joseph , MO 64501
Mayor's Awards for the Arts/Annual Meeting

On Thursday, July 18, 2024 the Allied Arts Council will host the Annual Membership Meeting and The Mayor’s Awards for the Arts at the Benton Club. For over 30 years the Mayor’s Awards have honored and celebrated people and organizations that contribute to the vibrancy of the arts and/or increase access to arts experiences in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Awards in six categories will be presented during the event. They are: Artist of the Year; Arts Educator of the Year; Youth Artist; Organizational Achievement in the Arts; Individual Leadership and Outstanding Volunteer.

“The Mayor’s Awards for the Arts and annual meeting is a night to celebrate the arts, to bring together people who create, value, and support the arts”, according to Executive Director Jessica Agnew.

Tickets to the event are available for purchase at or by calling the Allied Arts Council office at 816-233-0231.

The event will be July 18, beginning with cocktails at 5:30 p.m. at the Benton Club, 402 North 7th Street, in conjunction with the Allied Arts Council’s Annual Meeting.

  • St. Joseph Convention and Visitors Bureau

  • Provides financial support to the Arts Council.

  • The Allied Arts Council is the City's official arts agency.