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Submit your nomination by December 5, 2017!

Are you inspired by an outstanding Ontario artist or arts organization? Show them how much impact they’ve had on you and your community – nominate them for the Premier’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts!

These awards have two categories: an artist award of $35,000 and an arts organization award of $50,000. You can nominate an artist or arts organization engaged in any art form or artistic practice, including:

  • book and magazine publishing
  • cultural industries (such as digital media, film, television and sound recording)
  • craft
  • dance
  • film
  • literature
  • media arts
  • music
  • theatre
  • visual arts

NEW FOR THIS YEAR: Nominations are now submitted online using Nova, the Ontario Arts Council (OAC)’s online application system. Nominations are due December 5, 2017 at 1 p.m.

We hope you consider submitting a nomination. Please feel free to forward this message to others who may be interested.

For more information

The OAC manages the nomination and adjudication process for the awards on behalf of the Government of Ontario.

Questions about how to use Nova,
how to submit your nomination,
or for technical support:
General questions about the
Premier’s Awards for
Excellence in the Arts:
Rohana Buzamlak
1-800-387-0058 ext. 7416
Carolyn Gloude
Associate Officer
1-800-387-0058, ext. 7423

For more than 50 years, the Ontario Arts Council has played a vital role in promoting and assisting the development of the arts for the enjoyment and benefit of Ontarians. In 2016-17, OAC funded 1,657individual artists and 1,098 organizations in 212 communities across Ontario for a total of $50.8 million.

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