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2019 Nova Scotia Art Bank Acquisition Now on Exhibition


Latest acquisitions of the Nova Scotia Art Bank now on at the Anna Leonowens Gallery.

Exhibition runs until Wednesday October 16th, 2019.

Announcing the new Mi’kmaq Arts Program


Arts Nova Scotia is pleased to announce the new Mi’kmaq Arts Program, a funding stream through the Arts Equity Funding Initiative. Full program details including eligibility, guidelines, and application forms are available on the program page.

Awards deadline extended!


One week left! Nominate an artist or art org. for an award. Winners of the Portia White Prize, Prix Grand Pré, Established, Emerging, & Indigenous Artist awards, and the Creative Community Impact are honoured at a gala in the fall. Collectively, the awards are worth $95,000.

New award for 2019


New for 2019! The Creative Communities Impact Award recognizes an organization or program that has made a positive impact on a community through arts and culture. The award has a cash value of $10,000. Apply by June 15th.