Creativity was pushed to new lengths throughout 2020/21. Madison Arts Commission would like to honor the creativity, dedication, and perseverance that brought silver linings to our city during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Silver Lining Award nominations are closed. Nominations were received for one or more individuals or organizations who excelled in creative endeavors and/or the hospitality industry, large and small, during the pandemic, bringing a silver lining to the community in 2020/2021.
Nominations were accepted in three categories: Arts, Hospitality, and Community. Nominators should provide specific examples of ways in which the nominee gave you something to look forward to during a monotonous pandemic, expertly pivoted, kept the arts alive, kept your business afloat, expanded their practice or business, helped keep others safe, innovated like no other, simply brightened your day consistently, or the like.
Twenty Silver Lining Awards will be distributed to recipients at Garver Feed Mill.
7 PM | Doors and cocktail hour, featuring performances by Yid Vicious and Cycropia Aerial Dance, and “Defending Black Girlhood” mural display by Lilada Gee
8 PM | Awards program with emcees Cooper Talbot and Kia Karlen; DJ Femme Noir; and award statues by TetraPAKMAN.
8:45 - 10 PM | After party with DJ Femme Noir
9:30 PM | Film screening on the patio of: Winter is Alive, 2022, 20 min, by Aaron Granat and Gracie Wallner
Sliding scale tickets available, including a free ticket option. Ticket includes event admission, complimentary glass of champagne, and dessert buffet. Cash bar available.
Event proceeds will support public art projects in the City of Madison.
Sponsored by Destination Madison with additional support from Garver Events and Barbara Schrank. Promotional support provided by WORT 89.9 FM.