The Hagerstown Arts & Entertainment District has won the Arts & Entertainment District Outstanding Achievement Award from the Maryland State Arts Council!
Below is the Governor's Citation:
Hagerstown Arts and Entertainment District, Greetings
Be it known: That on behalf of the citizens of this State, in recognition of Your commitment to advance Hagerstown Arts and Entertainment District’s role within its community and the region by successfully attracting local artists and artisans to reside and create in the district; by nurturing public-private partnerships that contribute to the revitalization and livability of downtown Hagerstown; by effectively promoting arts events and original festivals that spur community and economic vitality; and by creating unique and diverse cultural experiences that inspire residents and visitors alike to become actively engaged in the visual, performing, traditional and literary arts.
We express our sincere congratulations and best wishes and are pleased to confer upon you this Governor’s Citation. Dated: March 18, 2014