The 2017 Arty Awards will take place on November 4th in Topeka at the Topeka Capital-Journal's warehouse. We will be partying the night away in the space formerly reserved for paper storage. Maggie & Dale Warren will be the recipients of the 2017 Liz Stratton Arts Patron Award. In other categories, three finalists will be announced in advance of the event and winners will be announced on November 4th.

Tickets are $55 until October 7th - remaining tickets are $65

Right now, you can nominate the best and the brightest of the arts in Topeka for an award in the following categories by filling out the form below!

See below for a full description of the award categories!
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Tell us your favorite stop on the artwalk! The business with the most votes (one per email address) is the winner!

Community Art Award: This award goes to an effort within the city that raises the standard of arts in our community. A neighborhood, a parish, a school or other community effort within our city all would qualify.

Performing Art Award: This award goes to a performing artist, company or group that has exhibited a commitment to increasing the quality of performance, audience engagement and makes Topeka a more entertaining place to live, work and play.

Visual Art Award: This award goes to an individual artist or group of artists who have exhibited a commitment to our community through their creation of visual artwork.

Literary Art Award: This award goes to a writer or group of writers who have a Topeka connection or who write about the city.

People’s Choice: Favorite First Friday Artwalk Location: Ballots are being collected online and across the city through October 20th. Ballots will be tallied and the winner will be announced at the 7th Annual Arty Awards!