Nick Spitzer Honored at NEA National Heritage Fellowship Award Public Ceremony
American Routes host Nick Spitzer was honored along with the rest of the 2023 National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellows in a live ceremony in Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, September 29. The NEA National Heritage Fellowships is the nation’s highest honor in folk and traditional arts. Each year since 1982, the program recognizes recipients’ artistic excellence, lifetime achievement, and contributions to our nation’s traditional arts heritage. You can watch the whole ceremony here. The announcement of Nick’s award is at 42:00 and his acceptance is at 48:53.