Arts Education Awards

Monmouth Arts established the Arts Education Awards in 2000 to recognize and celebrate Leaders in Arts Education, Community Arts Education Leaders, and Community Champions of the Arts – those individuals and organizations who support our mission of enriching the community by inspiring and fostering the arts. Each May, students, parents, teachers and community arts supporters come together for a special evening to honor the awardees and acknowledge the power of art education.

Our 2014 Awardees are: 

 Leader in Art Education
  • Kevin Pryor, Shore Regional High School, Music Educator & Band Director
 Community Champion of the Arts
  • Lillian Burry, Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholder
 Community Arts Education Leader
  • Avis Anderson, Monmouth Museum
  • Gabor Barabas, New Jersey Repertory Company
Community Arts Education Advocate
  • Joede Persson, Dance Plus Little Silver 
  • Student Performers:
  • Shore Regional HS Musicians
  • Dance Plus dancers “Saigon”
  • NJ Rep/Young Playwrights “Shelter from the Storm” project participants

The 2014 Monmouth Arts Education Awards & Showcase will be held at the

Monmouth Museum, on the campus of Brookdale Community College,

on Thursday May 15, 2014, from 6-8pm.

Tickets ($10 adults, $5 students) are available online, and at the door.

Proceeds benefit Monmouth Teen Arts Festival and Teen Arts Connection.



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