DEADLINE EXTENDED! 2019 Alan Cooper Leadership in the Arts Award

Nominations Due November 30, 2018

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation (MAAF) has extended the nomination deadline for the 2019 Alan Cooper Leadership in the Arts Award. Named after MAAF’s Executive Director from 1994-2017, the Alan Cooper Award honors an arts leader who has impacted the arts sector in meaningful ways including creating model programs, developing innovative partnerships, and embodying dedication to the arts and diverse artistic expression. Though not necessary for nomination, MAAF is interested in recognizing an arts leader who has made significant contributions via public-private partnerships or in international cultural exchange.

Nominations are now being accepted through Friday, November 30, 2018. Eligible nominees will have demonstrated impactful leadership in the arts within MAAF’s nine state region of DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA, USVI, VA, or WV. For more information please go to

The awardee will be selected in spring 2019 and be recognized at the May 2019 MAAF board meeting. In addition to the acknowledgement event, the awardee will receive a cash honorarium of $2,500.

For more information, please contact Adam Plantz at or via telephone at 410.539.6656 x102.