Inductees will be honored with an unveiling of their plaque and induction ceremony the night before the annual Mainstreet Short Film Festival at the Esquire Theater on Friday, February 18, reception at 6:00pm, induction at 7:00pm.

See the inductees and their bios

Launching a new Downtown Carthage tradition celebrating
the unique achievements of individuals in the arts
Hailing from Panola County, having spent their formative years here, or significantly contributing to the Carthage and Panola County community, inductees will be selected for achieving excellence in the arts, in all of its forms. The Arts Walk of Fame will celebrate and build connections with the incredible artistic and creative talent, while inspiring the next generation of artists and creators to follow in their footsteps. 
Benefits of Creating an Arts Walk of Fame:

  • Honor Individuals who have achieved excellence in the arts
  • Encourage Community Pride and Foster Local Identity
  • Promote Tourism
  • Guide visitors through Public Spaces
  • Create Alternative Wayfinding Opportunities
  • Beautify sidewalks
  • Can be added to in Future Years
  • Inspire young artists