Arts Awards

Arts Awards

2020 Arts Awards

Service at a Glance

City of Hamilton Arts Awards

The 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.

NEW! Shirley Elford Emerging Artist Commission Prize

Showcase your work at the City of Hamilton Arts Awards! The call for artists has now closed.

Nomination period for the 2021 Arts Awards is complete

Thank you to all who nominated! Shortlisted Nominees will be contacted in the coming weeks, announced in the spring and celebrated at a public event in June where recipients will be announced.

2020 Arts Awards Recipients

The City Hamilton is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 City of Hamilton Arts Awards.

Arts Awards Recipients (1976-Present)

Congratulations to the City of Hamilton Arts Awards Recipients, past and present.

Arts Awards Sponsors

The Arts Awards Program is made possible due to the generous support of companies and foundations that understand the transformative impact the arts have on Hamilton.