Nominations are now open for the Marty Awards.

This is the 24th year for the annual awards, ones that celebrate the best in arts in Mississauga and honour those from a broad spectrum who contribute to the city in various expressive mediums. Categories include those in music, the visual arts, theatre and dance as well as those that honour contributions to the arts.

Following the selection process, winners will be announced at a gala reception on May 10 at the Mississauga Convention Centre.

“Winning a Marty Award has become a symbol of excellence in the arts,” said Mike Douglas, executive director of the Mississauga Arts Council, organizers of the event. “This year’s awards show will be bigger and better so get ready for arts celebration like no other in the city.”

The nomination process begins by clicking here. The deadline for nominations is March 9.