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2022 Nova Scotia Art Bank Exhibition Opening

Posted September 26th, 2022

Please join us for the opening reception of the 2022 NS Art Bank purchases on Monday September 26 at 5:30pm at the Anna Leonowens Gallery. We will be going ahead as planned and look forward to seeing you, if you are able to make it. The exhibition runs until October 8.

 

Important Update for Emailed Applications

Posted September 21st, 2022

Arts Nova Scotia now has an application auto-confirmation policy:

All applications sent to ArtsNS Submissions should receive an auto-reply confirmation. If you do not receive confirmation within one week, please contact a program officer. You must contact the program officer within two weeks of the deadline for us to consider your application. Applications will only be considered if there is proof of email being sent by the deadline.

New Artists in Communities Program Announced

Posted August 30th, 2022

Arts Nova Scotia has created a new Artists in Communities program that will support organizations, groups, and individuals to develop and carry out community-based arts projects.

The intention of the program is to: 

April Information Session for Individual Artists

Posted April 12th, 2022

Are you applying to our Grants to Individuals program this May 15th?

Join David and Enrique for a virtual information session where we will cover everything you need to know to apply.

The Details

Date: Tuesday, 19 April, 2022

Time: 7:00pm

Winter Information Sessions

Posted February 16th, 2022

Come shake off the winter chills with some hot tips for your next Arts Nova Scotia grant application. 

Catherine Anne Martin Wins 2021 Portia White Prize

Posted November 25th, 2021

Nova Scotia’s artists promote expression and creativity, offer new perspectives and help create positive change in our culture. The Creative Nova Scotia Awards celebrate a select few of these artists each year, highlighting their excellence in artistic achievement.

Wonder'neath Art Society Wins 2021 Creative Community Impact Award

Posted November 24th, 2021

Arts Nova Scotia and the Creative Nova Scotia Leadership Council congratulate Wonder'neath Art Society as the winner of the $10,000 Creative Community Impact Award for 2021. Wonder'neath was selected by peer artists in recognition of their outstanding contribution to their community through accessible, community-engaged art practices.

Zeqirja Rexhepi wins 2021 Established Artist Recognition Award

Posted November 22nd, 2021

Arts Nova Scotia and the Creative Nova Scotia Leadership Council congratulate Zeqirja Rexhepi who has been selected to receive the 2021 Established Artist Recognition Award. Zeqirja was selected by a committee of his peers for his excellence in artistic achievement, momentum for the future and professional recognition in Nova Scotia and beyond.

Emerging Artist Recognition Awards Announced

Posted November 22nd, 2021

Arts Nova Scotia and the Creative Nova Scotia Leadership Council congratulate four emerging artists who have been selected to receive Emerging Artist Recognition Awards in 2021. Carrie Allison, Dawn Shepherd, francesca ekwuyasi, and India Gailey were selected by a committee of their peers for their excellence in artistic achievement, momentum for the future and professional recognition in Nova Scotia and beyond.

Prix Grand-Pré

Posted November 19th, 2021

Arts Nova Scotia and the Creative Nova Scotia Leadership Council are proud to announce Productions pour le peuple as the winner of the 2021 Prix Grand-Pré.

Michelle Sylliboy Wins 2021 Indigenous Artist Recognition Award

Posted November 18th, 2021

Arts Nova Scotia and the Creative Nova Scotia Leadership Council are pleased to announce that Michelle Sylliboy has been awarded the 2021 Indigenous Artist Recognition Award.

Michelle will join Jeff Douglas on CBC Mainstreet NS today,Thursday, November 18 at 4:13 PM to discuss her work and the win.

Shauntay Grant Awarded Inaugural Black Artist Recognition Award

Posted November 17th, 2021

Arts Nova Scotia and the Creative Nova Scotia Leadership Council are pleased to announce that Shauntay Grant has been awarded the 2021 Black Artist Recognition Award.

Hear Shauntay speak about her win on CBC Mainstreet NS with Jeff Douglas at 3:08 PM Wednesday, November 17.