The Austin Parks and Recreation Department invites the media to attend the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center’s Awards of Excellence Ceremony on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. This event will be held at the Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC) located at 600 River Street, Austin, Texas.
This year’s ceremony will recognize the 2017 Awards of Excellence recipients. This event is an historical moment for the Department, the Center and our community and will bring great joy and affirmation for the importance of the MACC and those who serve to preserve its mission.
Established in 2009, the Awards of Excellence recognizes remarkable Latinos for the artistic excellence they bring to the cultural arts of Austin. Individuals or groups from any artistic discipline who have demonstrated the highest and distinguished service, leadership, dedication, outstanding performance and a lasting contribution in the arts may be considered for this honor.
For additional information on this event, please call 512-974-3772.
Communications and Public Information Office
301 W. 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701