Hello all!


Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation (MAAF) is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2020 Alan Cooper Leadership in the Arts Award. Named after MAAF's Executive Director from 1994-2017, the Alan Cooper Award honors an active arts leader who has impacted the arts sector in meaningful ways including creating model programs, developing innovative partnerships, and embodying dedication to the arts and diverse creative expression. Though not necessary for nomination, MAAF is interested in recognizing an arts leader who has made significant contributions via public-private partnerships or in international cultural exchange.


Nominations are being accepted through Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Eligible nominees will have demonstrated impactful leadership in the arts within MAAF's nine state region of DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA, USVI, VA, or WV. For more information please go to http://www.midatlanticarts.org/grants-programs/alan-cooper-leadership-in-the-arts-award/


The awardee will be selected in spring 2020 and will be recognized in May 2020. In addition to the acknowledgement event, the awardee will receive a cash honorarium of $2,500.


For more information, please contact me, Adam “Bo” Plantz, at adamp@midatlanticarts.org or via telephone at 410.539.6656 x 102.



Thank you,




Adam “Bo” Plantz  |  Executive Assistant  |  he/him/his

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

201 North Charles Street, Suite 401  |  Baltimore, MD 21201

adamp@midatlanticarts.org  |  410.539.6656 . 102