The Arts Council celebrates the accomplishments of the council, and arts and artists in York County at our Annual Celebration each June.
Early each spring, the Arts Council accepts nominations for the Ben Ardrey Volunteer Award and for the Business & the Arts Partnership Award. | more info
The Ben Ardrey Volunteer Award was established in 1992 to recognize those individuals who have committed themselves to arts and culture during the past year. Past recipients include Mike Baker, Teresa Rector, Karen Collins, Mrs. Sandy Johnson, Dr. Sarah Lynn Hayes, Barre Mitchell and Joe Zdenek.
The Business and the Arts Partnership Award was created in 1992 to recognize businesses whose dedicated partnership with the arts has been demonstrated during the calendar year. The judges represent business, the arts, and government. Past recipients of the Business and the Arts Partnership Award include: Carolina Fresh Farms, Bi-Lo, Founders Federal Credit Union, O'Darby's Fine Wine & Spirits, The Herald, Williams & Fudge, and Comporium Communications.
The winners of each award are honored at the Arts Council of York County's Annual Celebration.