Dearborn Historical Museum Director Jack Tate, whose involvement with the museum spans 69 years of service, will be honored with the Mayor’s Award

On Wednesday, May 11 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. the City of Dearborn will host the Mayor’s Arts Awards, a ceremony to honor those who contribute to the City’s rich cultural life. The awards ceremony was last held in 2019.

2022 Awardees include:
• Mayor’s Award: Jack Tate
• Special Recognition: Dearborn Symphony
• Artist Performer: Bruce Harkness
• Arts Educator: Susan Briggs
• Patron: Ibrahim Alhasbani
• Organization: Arab American National Museum
• Volunteer: John Sczomak

Mayor Abdullah Hammoud will present the Mayor’s Award to Jack Tate, curator of the Dearborn Historical Museum in recognition of his long and dedicated leadership, starting in 1953 when he began to volunteer at the museum.

The event will be held in “Studio A” at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Ave. 48126 and will include performances by the Dearborn Youth Symphony Philharmonic Strings, Players Guild of Dearborn and the Thowra Dabke Troupe. A reception immediately follows in the Padzieski Gallery, which will feature the Gold Metal Juried Arts Awards Exhibition.

This enriching event is a project of the Dearborn Recreation Commission/Cultural Arts Committee. Additional generous support has been provided by: Beaumont (presenting sponsor), Jim Thorpe - Ameriprise Financial, Dearborn Federal Savings Bank, Park Place Caterers and Sczomak/Seidel.

More information is available by calling the Dearborn Community Fund office at (313) 943-5478. No registration or tickets are required.

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