Objects of the Legislation

Arts Nova Scotia Act


Arts Nova Scotia Objects of Legislation

The objects of the Board are to:

(a) strive to make the arts integral to the lives of all Nova Scotians;
(b) advance the arts by investing in creativity, fostering innovation and promoting the value of the arts;
(c) foster artistic excellence throughout the Province; 
(d) encourage creative expression by funding activity in the arts;
(e) invest in the creativity of all artistic disciplines;
(f) design and administer programs to support professional artists and arts organizations;
(g) utilize peer assessment processes to determine artistic merit and the allocation of funding;
(h) communicate to the community at large the cultural, social and economic importance of the arts;
(i) conduct research on matters relating to the arts; and
(j) advise the Minister on the development of programs in support of the arts.