The New Brunswick Arts Board is an arm’s length arts funding agency with a legislated mandate to facilitate and promote the creation of art as well as administering funding programs for professional artists in the province.
Lieutenant-Governor’s Award for High Achievement in the Arts
The call for nominations for the 2024 Lieutenant-Governor’s Award for high Achievement in the Arts is opening on January 1, 2023 and closing on July 1, 2023.
The Lieutenant-Governor’s Awards for High Achievement in the Arts are designed to recognize the outstanding contribution of New Brunswick artists.
One award of $20,000 may be conferred every 2 years, in each of the following four categories:
Visual Arts Award: including architecture, fine craft, media arts and photography
Performing Arts Award: including dance, music and theatre
Literary Arts Awards*: including literary translation, literary performance, spoken word and storytelling
Indigenous Artist Award: including visual arts: architecture, fine craft, media arts and photography; performing arts: dance, music and theatre; and literary arts: literary translation, literary performance, spoken word and storytelling
* Please note that awards in Literary Arts alternate between French and English from year to year. The next nomination period (2024), nominations in English language literary arts will be considered.
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As a provincial entity, the New Brunswick Arts Board acknowledges that it carries out its work on the traditional unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik, Mi’kmaq and Peskotomuhkati peoples. Read the full statement.