2019 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 17:30

WHAT: National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Mary Anne Carter and members of Congress will honor the 2019 National Heritage Fellows at an awards ceremony, which will include a presentation of medals and short remarks by the recipients. Hosted by the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, the ceremony will open with a performance by Sheila Kay Adams, ballad singer, musician, storyteller and 2013 National Heritage Fellow, and will be followed by a reception.

WHEN: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 from 5:30–6:30 p.m. ET

WHERE: Library of Congress's Coolidge Auditorium in the Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First Street SE, Washington, DC.

TICKETS: This event is free and open to the public and no tickets are required.