Recipients of Nation's Highest Honor in the Folk and Traditional Arts Celebrated at Free Concert and Awards Ceremony
The NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert will take place Friday, September 30, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. ET at George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium. The concert will feature performances and craft demonstrations by the 2016 Heritage Fellows and will be live streamed at arts.gov. Viewers can share comments and photos on Twitter using the hashtag #NEAHeritage16. Free tickets to the concert are available online at Lisner.gwu.edu or in person at the Lisner Auditorium Box Office.
The 2016 National Heritage Fellows will also be spotlighted in an episode of public radio's American Routes the week of Thanksgiving. The episode will feature performances from the concert and interviews with the artists as well as music and conversations with previous recipients of NEA National Heritage Fellowships. For more information, go to americanroutes.org in November 2016.