Annual Awards Programs Arts Center Programs Piedmont Laureate Program
Annual Awards Programs
Betty Siegel Universal Access and the Arts Award
The Betty Siegel Universal Access & the Arts Award recognizes the substantial achievements of Arts Learning Community for Universal Access members who complete all three years of the program.
Gifts of Gold
More than 100 Wake County students ranging from kindergarteners to high school seniors are represented in the Gifts of Gold arts celebration each March. A visual component of the Pieces of Gold performing arts extravaganza, Gifts of Gold is a collaboration between Raleigh Arts, Wake County Public School System, and the WakeEd Partnership.
Medal of Arts
The Raleigh Medal of Arts is awarded for extraordinary achievement in the practice or support of local arts. Based on the National Medal of Arts program, the Raleigh award was inaugurated in 1984 by the Raleigh Arts Commission.
Arts Center Programs
The arts centers provide a creative environment for a variety of programs including a gallery exhibit program and programs suited towards adults, youth, teens, and families including Sensory Friendly Creative Saturdays.
Piedmont Laureate Program
Each year, writers creating work in a selected literary genre such as poetry, novels, plays, and more can apply to be the Piedmont Laureate. The Laureate's activities include readings, workshops, and other public appearances.