Awards & Honors
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2022 Governor's Arts & Heritage honorees announced
Executive Artistic Director Yvonne A.K. Johnson receives the 2022 Community GAHA Award from Governor Inslee and the Washington State Arts Commission.
2022 Greater Spokane Valley Chamber
Spokane Valley Summer Theatre and Spokane Valley Performing Arts Center are honored to accept Honorable Mention in Community Stewardship and Business Innovation, respectively!
2022 Women in Business Leadership
Executive Artistic Director, Yvonne A.K. Johnson is named one of the "2022 Women in Business Leaders" by Spokane Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine (April Issue).
Best Local Play, Live or Virtual, 2021
March 2022, Little House on the Prairie: The Musical (Regional Premiere) is voted "Best Local Play, Live or Virtual, in the past year" in the PNW Inlander's 2021 "Best Of" Readers Poll.
2021 Difference Maker
At the end of each year, The Spokesman-Review and its readers select area residents who have made a difference in the previous 12 months. In 2021, a year burdened with challenges, Executive Artistic Director Yvonne A.K. Johnson was honored.
2021 Governor's Arts & Heritage Luminary Award (GAHA)
Little House on the Prairie: The Musical (Regional Premiere) also won the Washington State Governor’s Arts and Heritage Luminary Award, through the Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA), which recognizes organizations that used the arts and humanities to shine a light for their communities during the darkness of the pandemic.
2021 Spokane Arts Nominations in Leadership
The Arts Awards recognize the accomplishments of creatives, arts and cultural organizations, and local individuals committed to enriching our community through the arts.