Posted September 18th, 2020
Arts NS has added a new COVID-Response grant category for the October 15th Grants to Organizations & Small Groups deadline in order to support professional arts groups and organizations to continue to work and participate in the arts community in the context of COVID-19.
Posted September 14th, 2020
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are placing a temporary suspension on new applications for activities that involve restricted travel and/or in-person gatherings that exceed Public Health directives. If before any deadline, restrictions ease/adjust, we will allow for the new regulation to guide the application.
New applications for projects involving restricted travel or gatherings that exceed Public Health directives will be deemed ineligible.
Posted May 19th, 2020
We have extended the nomination deadline for the 2020 Creative Nova Scotia Awards until July 15th, 2020.
Posted May 8th, 2020
In response to COVID-19, Arts Nova Scotia is hosting an online Q&A for individual artists living in Nova Scotia.
Sign-up using the link below to receive an email invitation to the online Q&A.
To help things run smoothly, we're asking you to submit questions and concerns in advance. We've also included some optional questions to help us understand the impact that COVID-19 has had on Nova Scotian artists and how we can best serve you.
Posted May 7th, 2020
In response to public health recommendations, travel-based activities and presentations with large in-person gatherings are not eligible at this time.
Posted April 28th, 2020
As we adjust to working remotely, we ask that you submit your Arts Nova Scotia applications via email. We have developed a few resources to ease the transition to emailed applications. Instructions are also included on our program pages.
Posted March 20th, 2020
Posted March 15th, 2020
With the recent COVID-19 developments, we are extending the deadlines for Grants to Organizations and Small Groups and the Arts Equity Funding Initiative until Monday, March 23rd, 2020.
Please do not bring your application to our office. You may send your application in via Canada Post or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted March 12th, 2020
Arts Nova Scotia is aware that potential applicants and grant recipients may be impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. If you have plans to travel abroad, Arts Nova Scotia encourages you to make informed decisions in order to minimize risk and protect your health. The risk to Canadian travelers of exposure to COVID-19 will vary depending on the destination.
Posted November 3rd, 2019
Nova Scotia is home to many talented and skilled artists. This evening, Saturday, Nov. , 2, they were celebrated for their excellence in artistic achievement at the annual Creative Nova Scotia Awards Gala in Halifax.
Posted October 30th, 2019
Acadian touring artist, musical and artistic director, and educator Daniel LeBlanc is the 2019 recipient of the Prix Grand-Pré. The Prix Grand-Pré is part of the 14th Creative Nova Scotia Awards Gala being held by Arts Nova Scotia and the Creative Nova Scotia Leadership Council at the Halifax Central Library on Nov. 2.