The Capitol Theatre announces nomination forms are available to submit names for inclusion in the 2020 class of the Rome Arts Hall of Fame. Theatre executive director, Art Pierce says forms are available from the Capitol office at 220 West Dominick Street. Completed nomination forms from the public must be submitted no later than February 7, 2020.
The induction ceremony for the 2020 class is open to the public and will be held Sunday, May 3, 2020 beginning at 4pm at the Capitol Theatre.
The Rome Arts Hall of Fame honors individuals who have a significant involvement in the literary, performing or visual arts and a strong connection to Rome. The Rome Arts Hall of Fame provides the opportunity to remember past contributors to the arts, to celebrate current outstanding artists and to inspire young people in future artistic endeavors. Inductees can be living or deceased. Once nominated, potential inductee names are automatically considered in subsequent years.
Members of last year’s class of 2019 are author, Carmen Amato; visual arts educator, Megan Anderegg; photographer, John Clifford; puppeteer/storyteller, Alice Dennis; barbershop singer/cartoonist/sketch artist, Bernie Hurlbut; musician/choral director/educator, Kimberly Nethaway; costumer, Gail Tucker.