2024 Culture Awards Nominations are now open!
About the Culture Awards
The City of Nanaimo recognizes outstanding organizations, groups or individuals in the arts & culture fields. This is your opportunity to recognize people and groups that you believe have made a significant contribution to making Nanaimo a culturally vibrant city. We welcome nominations for the following categories:
Presented to an organization or individual that has achieved regional and/or national recognition in the field of arts and is recognized as a “Nanaimo Artist,” has demonstrated excellence in their field, and is a significant inspiration to others. View the Excellence in Culture Award page for more details, and to view a list of past recipients.
Presented to an individual, group or corporation known for their dedication and support of the development of Nanaimo’s cultural sector. View the Honour in Culture Award page for more details, and to view a list of past recipients.
Recognizes up-and-coming, Nanaimo-based cultural leaders. This award targets individuals under 30 years of age who have contributed significantly to the cultural life in Nanaimo. Recipients must be recognized by their peers and the community as a whole, to have given distinguished service in arts and culture and / or have been recognized for excellence in an arts or cultural field. View the Emerging Cultural Leader Award for more details, and to view a list of past recipients.
How to submit a nomination
Nomination forms must be received no later than Sunday, January 28th, 24 by midnight PST.
Please choose one of the following submission options:
1. Submit an online application form: 2024 Culture Award Nomination Form
2. Email a fillable PDF Nomination Form to: email@example.com
3. Submit via our drop box located at:
Bowen Complex - lower office
500 Bowen Road
4. Print and mail your nomination form to:
c/o Culture & Events
City of Nanaimo
455 Wallace Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5J6
Please reach out to the Culture & Events team using the info below.