Do you know an exceptional artistic or musical leader in the Tri-Cities?
Nominations are being accepted until May 13 for the inaugural Lieutenant Governor’s Arts and Music Awards.
Part of Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, the accolades aim to recognize B.C. residents, groups and organizations that have shown
- outstanding leadership
- community engagement
in the fields of visual arts, music or performance.
A total of 20 individual prizes, worth up to $5,000 each, will be handed out plus up to five organizational awards valued at up to $15,000 each.
“We turn to music and the arts in challenging times to replenish our sense of joy, and inspire, elevate and move our spirits,” said Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin in a news release.
“Now, more than ever, we must value, nurture and support the brightest artists and musicians among us. I am honoured to have the opportunity to do so with the launch of the Lieutenant Governor’s Arts and Music Awards.”
To nominate a candidate and learn more about the program, go to https://ltgov.bc.ca/the-lieutenant-governors-arts-and-music-awards.