Art Awards

Arts Awards Banner of sculpture "Ceramic" by Christopher Reid Flock

Service at a Glance

What are the Art Awards?

The City of Hamilton Arts Awards is one of the oldest programs of its kind in Canada and has been at the forefront of recognizing creative talent since 1976.

The purpose of the program is to:

  • celebrate and build awareness of the incredible contribution that artists make to Hamilton
  • foster growth in the arts sector
  • develop the talent that drives this vital part of our city
Nominations for the 2017 City of Hamilton Arts Awards are now closed

Thank you to all those who nominated Hamilton's deserving artists and arts professionals!  

Winners will be announced at the City of Hamilton Arts Awards presentation event taking place Wednesday June 7, 2017.

2017 Arts Awards Nominees

This year’s Arts Awards event will celebrate the accomplishments of artists in 11 categories. 

Arts Awards Recipients (1976-Present)

Congratulations to the City of Hamilton Arts Awards Recipients.