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Site: Barrie - 56 Mulcaster St

Service: Creative Economy Department - Barrie Arts Awards

Description (Service) The Barrie Arts Awards program is designed to raise the profile of our dynamic arts community and provide local artists with well deserved recognition * Barrie Arts Awards program is made possible by the City of Barrie Creative Economy Department and the generosity of several local businesses that have provided either financial or in-kind donations 
Nominees can be recognized for contributions in one of five areas:  
* Excellence in the Arts 
* Contribution to the Community 
* Emerging Artist 
* Most Promising Youth 
* Best Business 
* NEW IN 2017: Artist Without Barriers 
The Arts Awards program was also the inspiration for the Poet Laureate program that rolled out in 2010 when the Department crowned it’s first Poet Laureate, Dr. Bruce Meyer * current Poet Laureate is Victoria Butler
Service Details
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Dates Arts Awards take place in November - please visit the City's website
Areas Served Barrie ; Simcoe County
Eligibility Artist or business owner, see website for details
Application Names of nominees are submitted to the Arts Awards Committee and selections for awards are made by a Jury Panel, for further information contact Amanda Dyke.
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
City of Barrie
56 Mulcaster St
Barrie, ON L4M 3M3
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Intersection Mulcaster St and Worsley St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-739-4299
Fax 705-739-9160
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Amanda Dyke, Culture Officer Development; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 4593; Email:
Alternate Contact Elaine Britnell, Supervisor of Creative Economy Administrative Support Services; Email:
Primary Executive Karen Dubeau, Director; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 4763; Email:
Mailing Address c/o City of Barrie 
PO Box 400 
Barrie, ON L4M 4T5

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