Arts and Letters Awards Program Celebrates 70 Years as Applications Open

  • Tourism, Culture, Arts and Recreation

September 21, 2021

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador invites artists across the province to submit their creative works to the 2021 Arts and Letters Awards Program.

The Honourable Steve Crocker, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Arts and Recreation, is pleased to announce this annual competition that inspires artists to share their original creative works.

Celebrating 70 years, the Arts and Letters Awards Program encourages the creation of new works of art by both professional and non-professional artists of all ages in Newfoundland and Labrador.

The program provides an opportunity to submit works for adjudication at an annual competition and recognizes excellence through the awarding of monetary prizes and the exhibition of meritorious entries, where appropriate and feasible. Original creative work in literature, music, visual art, and digital multimedia are eligible.

The submission deadline for this year’s competition is November 19, 2021.

Applications and further information on the program can be found here.