Recognize – Prizes

The Prizes program celebrates achievements in the arts, honouring the excellence, resourcefulness, and imagination of individuals, groups, and organizations working in Manitoba.

Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction

Recognizing the highest level of artistic excellence and contribution to the development of the arts in Manitoba by professional artists and arts/cultural professionals.

Who can be nominated?

Prize amount

$ 30,000

Connecting Creative Communities

Recognizing professional arts groups and organizations for exceptional collaboration.

Who can be nominated?

Prize amount

$ 10,000

Emerging Excellence

Recognizing emerging artists for their achievements and potential.

Who can be nominated?

Prize amount

$ 10,000

Indigenous Full Circle

Recognizing Indigenous artists or Knowledge Keepers for their achievements.

Who can be nominated?

Prize amount

$ 10,000

Rural Recognition

Recognizing rural artists, arts groups, or arts organizations for their achievements.

Who can be nominated?

Prize amount

$ 10,000

Who can nominate?

  • Individuals, groups, or organizations that have no conflict of interest with the nominee

Deadline

December 13, 2018 – All prizes except for the Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction

December 15, 2019 – Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction only

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