2016 Award Winners

CULTURAL PLANNING AWARD

City of Hamilton, ON - Transforming Hamilton Through Culture

 

Hamilton’s Cultural Plan takes a holistic and integrative approach to planning and establishing goals in which City departments work together to achieve high level city-building to create and celebrate a vibrant city including spaces, places and people.

 

PUBLIC ART AWARD

City of Winnipeg, MB - Winnipeg Arts Council Public Art Program

 

Winnipeg’s Public Art Policy was developed by the Winnipeg Arts Council on behalf of the City of Winnipeg in 2002. The Policy was approved in 2004 and has evolved into an ever-expanding Public Art Program that includes local, national and international commissions, artist residencies and an innovative collaborative community art program.

 

*Honourable Mention, City of Hamilton, ON - The Eagles Among Us

 

CULTURAL EVENTS AWARD

City of St Albert, AB - The Northern International Children's Festival of the Arts

 

Celebrating 35 years and attracting 50,000 people annually from throughout Central and Northern Alberta, The Northern Alberta International Children’s Festival is one of North America’s longest-running arts festivals for children.

 

*Honourable Mention, City of Richmond, BC - Richmond Maritime Festival

 

CULTURAL LEADERSHIP AWARD

Burke Taylor, Taylor-Harvey Inc., and Co-director, Centre for Cultural Planning and Development, UBC

 

Burke founded and was the first President of the Creative City Network of Canada – an initiative to create and support a community of practice among Canadian municipal staff with arts and cultural development responsibilities.

 

Thank you to our 2016 jurors!

 

Katherine Kerr
Public Art Director,
Edmonton Arts Council, AB
 
Kevin Kitchen
Community Development Manager
City of Saskatoon, SK
 
Kirsten Schrader
Arts and Culture Division Manager
Cowichan Performing Arts Centre
Cowichan Valley Regional District, BC
 
Rebecca Cann
Cultural Planning Supervisor
City of St. Catharines, ON
 
Angela Watson
Cultural Development Officer
City of Fredericton, NB

 

Background Photo Credit:
Lab de Dance, Ottawa, ON