Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC)


The County Executive's Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities are the most prestigious honors conferred by Montgomery County on individual artists, scholars, organizations and cultural patrons.

Now in its 17th year, these Executive's Awards allow us to pay tribute to individuals and organizations that have made a difference in Montgomery County through the arts and humanities.

Event Details

Monday, October 29, 2018, 7:00 pm

Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center, Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
7995 Georgia Ave,
Silver Spring, MD 20910


- Parking Instructions

Attending the Event 

is Free and Open to All:

* If you require special accommodation such as seating for the mobility or low-vision impaired,  please e-mail Joe Frandoni at at least 48 hours in advance of the event.

Awards Conferred

Lifetime Achievement Award
Eleanor Epstein, Zemer Chai

Lifetime Impact Award
Dr. Winston Anderson, Sandy Spring Slave Museum

Artistic Excellence Award
William Wytold Lebing, Electric Cellist

Community Award
Kashi-Tara Barrett, The Finest Performance Foundation Inc.

Education Award
Linda Sato Adams, 
Montgomery County Public Schools

Emerging Leader Award
Debbie Ellinghaus, Olney Theatre Center

Outstanding Artist Award
Erwin Timmers,
Washington Glass School

Business Award
Curt Shackelford,

Volunteer Award
Mark Willen, Maryland Writers' Association/MCPL

For further information or questions, please contact Joe Frandoni at

801 Ellsworth Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20910
T: 301-565-3805 | F: 301-565-3809

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