Cleveland Arts Prize Nominations are accepted each year from March 1 to May 1.
Arts Prize recipients are announced the first week of August.
The Cleveland Arts Prize staff and board actively encourage nominations from a broad range of community leaders, arts organizations and the community. It is only through the CAP online nomination process that candidates can be submitted for consideration.
INELIGIBILITY: incomplete or late forms, past winners, self-nominations, nominations that do not meet the criteria will not be considered.
Robert P. Bergman Prize
The Robert P. Bergman Prize is awarded to an individual whose life and work are illuminated by an energetic and inspiring dedication to democratic vision of art. The Bergman Prize recognizes the highest possible expression art stewardship through long term commitment.
Martha Joseph Prize for Distinguished Service to the Arts
The Martha Joseph Prize is awarded to an individual or an organization that have made a significant contribution to the vitality and stature of the arts in northeast Ohio through exceptional commitment, vision, leadership, and/or philanthropy.
Barbara S. Robinson Prize for the Advancement of the Arts
The Barbara S. Robinson Prize is awarded to an individual or organization for extraordinary commitment to the advancement of the arts through leadership in policy, legislation, arts education and community development.