Peter Sargent to be Honored for Arts Leadership Award March 7

| March 4, 2014

The City of Webster Groves declared March 7 Peter Sargent Day.

UPDATE: After the event, see photos of the tribute to Peter Sargent on Facebook here.

Peter Sargent, dean of the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, was recently named a Missouri Arts Awards honoree in the Leadership in the Arts category, recognizing Sargent’s more than four decades as an indefatigable advocate for the arts and arts education.

The Missouri Arts Council, in partnership with the City of Webster Groves and Webster University, invite members of the Webster community to attend the local presentation of the state’s prestigious Leadership in the Arts Award to Sargent on Friday, March 7, at 4 p.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium.

A reception will following the award presentation. RSVP to Nancy Higgins at 314-968-6959 or

Among the many organizations in which Sargent has played or continues to play a leadership role are the College Theatre Council of Greater St. Louis, INSIGHT THEATRE COMPANY, St. Louis Black Repertory Theatre, Young Audiences of St. Louis, Dance St. Louis, Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis, and the Arts and Education Council.


Category: St. Louis Campus News, The Arts

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