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Past Honorees
Inaugurated in September 2013, the Cornerstone of the Arts Award honors individuals who have had a significant and long lasting impact on San Jose’s art and cultural landscape.  The award is given annually to a person who has provided enduring leadership in the advancement of arts and culture in San Jose and increased the understanding of the value of the arts in creating a thriving community.

2015 Cornerstone Recipients


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Carmen and Al Castellano 


             2014 Cornerstone Recipient                                            2013 Cornerstone Recipient

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                          Susan Hammer                                                                                 Irene Dalis