Emerging Cultural Leader Award

The Emerging Cultural Leader Award recognizes up-and-coming, Nanaimo-based cultural leaders. The award targets individuals under 30 years of age who have contributed significantly to the cultural life in Nanaimo. They may be recognized by their peers and the community as a whole to have given distinguished service and/or for excellence in the arts and culture field. Recipients are honoured at a special awards ceremony held at the Port Theatre and their portraits are displayed in the Strongitharm Gallery.

Nomination someone today!

We are currently accepting public nominations for the 2020 Culture & Heritage Awards.  The awards recognize outstanding organizations, groups and individuals in the arts, culture & heritage fields. The deadline for nomination submission is Wednesday, October 30, 2019 (4:00 pm).

This is your opportunity to recognize people and groups you believe have made a significant contribution to making Nanaimo a culturally vibrant city.

Past Recipients

Shayd Johnson (2014)
Amanda Scott (2015)
Alyssa Glassford (2016)
Nico Rhodes (2019)

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