2016 Award Winners
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!
|Public Art Director,|
|Edmonton Arts Council, AB|
|Community Development Manager|
|City of Saskatoon, SK|
|Arts and Culture Division Manager|
|Cowichan Performing Arts Centre|
|Cowichan Valley Regional District, BC|
|Cultural Planning Supervisor|
|City of St. Catharines, ON|
|Cultural Development Officer|
|City of Fredericton, NB|