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 Visual Arts Award, Performing Arts, and Literary Arts Awards is nowclosed.
The nomination period for the Indigenous Artists Award category has been extended to September 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.
To nominate to the Indigenous Artist Award, please contact artsnb Indigenous Officer :
Corrina Merasty – Wapisiw Tiphithimis Iskwew, Indigenous Outreach Officer New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) (506) 238-4071 firstname.lastname@example.org www.artsnb.ca
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.