Posted October 17th, 2022

Arts Nova Scotia and the Creative Nova Scotia Leadership Council congratulate Inverness County Centre for the Arts as the winner of the $10,000 Creative Community Impact Award for 2022.


Inverness County Centre for the Arts

Inverness County Centre for the Arts is a regional hub for the arts on the west coast of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Situated in the town of Inverness in an area famous for unspoiled beaches, vibrant music, visual arts, and world-class golf, the 8,640 square foot centre houses a gallery, a gift shop, a performance space, a studio, along with an outdoor performance venue. Exhibitions, concerts, workshops, and other arts-related events at the centre celebrate the creative spirit of the artists of Inverness County as well as those from across Canada and beyond.

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About the Award

Arts Nova Scotia and the Creative Nova Scotia Leadership Council recognize that artistic and cultural expression are fundamental to the collective well-being of Nova Scotians. Programs that encourage artistic and cultural development help to build creative communities that foster innovation, generate social change, and nurture cultural diversity. The Creative Community Impact Award recognizes an organization or program that has made a positive impact on a community through arts and culture. Funded from the Nova Scotia Arts Endowment Fund, the award carries a cash value of $10,000.

The prize will be presented at the Creative Nova Scotia Awards on November 10, 2022. 

November 1, 2022 Update

In light of the uncertainty of live events in the past three years, we booked a smaller venue than usual for our in-person 2022 Creative Nova Scotia Awards Celebration. We were delighted to discover all the seats will be filled with the award winners for 2021 and 2022, their families and friends, presenters, and performers. Demand for these seats has been higher than expected and as a result, we no longer have tickets for the in-person show to offer to the general public. However, we encourage all to join in for the awards presentation online on November 10 at 7:30 pm at

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