Americans for the Arts is pleased to announce the BCA Hall of Fame and BCA Leadership Award honorees for 2016. The awards are presented annually by the Business Committee for the Arts (BCA), a division of Americans for the Arts.
Aetna, Inc., health care company, will receive the 2016 BCA Hall of Fame Award, which recognizes companies that have exhibited exceptional long-term vision, leadership, and commitment to developing alliances in the arts. Aetna, Inc. was a BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts honoree in 2011.
Robert Buchsbaum, Chief Executive of Blick Art Materials , will receive the 2016 BCA Leadership Award, which recognizes an individual for his/her extraordinary vision, leadership, and commitment to supporting the arts and for encouraging other businesses to follow in his/her lead.
The honorees will receive their awards at the BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America gala on October 5, 2016, a black-tie affair at the Loeb Boathouse in New York City’s Central Park.