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Innovation Awards

The Arts Walk Innovation Awards were created to honor and support excellence and innovation in community engagement through the arts.

In 2023, up to five awardees will be selected for each the spring and fall events. Projects will be selected based on how well they exemplify innovation/creativity and community engagement through the arts. Registered participants are automatically considered for the award based on the information included in their registration form by the corresponding event registration deadline.

Projects can include but are not limited to: new works of art; performances; and art activities designed to engage community members in unique ways. Projects must be free and open to the public.

Selected awardees are highlighted in event publications and receive a complementary Olympia Arts Walk registration for the following Arts Walk.

Join us in celebrating the Fall 2023 Honorees: Community Print, Olympia Artspace Alliance - Art in Storefronts, Our Local Yarn Shop, Sparrow Studios, and YMCA (Plum St.)

Fall 2023 Innovation Awardees

Past Honorees

Spring 2023 Innovation Awardees

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