The City of Evanston and the Evanston Arts Council are seeking nominations for the 2016 Mayor’s Award for the Arts. The award recognizes individuals and/or organizations that have demonstrated excellence in artistic expression, performance, service, or advocacy throughout the past year.

Nomination forms, available at, are due Aug. 31.

All nominations will be reviewed by Evanston Arts Council members, and finalists will be sent to Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl for selection. Awards will be presented to one individual and one organization at the 2016 Bright Night for the Arts.

Anyone wishing more information may contact Jennifer Lasik at or 847-859-7835.