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.