Arts NL

Address: 1 Springdale Street, the Newman Building. P.O. Box 98. St. John’s, NL A1C 5H5 

Tel: (709) 726-2212
Fax: (709) 726-0619  
Toll-Free: 1 (866) 726-2212 (NL only) 
YouTube: @NLArtsCouncil
Facebook: @Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council
LinkedIn: @ArtsNL
Email Contacts
For Communications officer contact 
A complete list of staff contact information can be found here:  
Twitter: @NLArtsCouncil
Instagram: @nl.arts.council


To foster and promote the creation and enjoyment of the arts for the benefit of all Newfoundlanders and Labradorians. It supports dance, film, multidiscipline, music, theatre, visual art, and writing.

Target Population:

Professional artists at varying stages of their careers, across all artistic disciplines.

Highlights of Programs/Services Offered:

  • ArtsNL offers a variety of grant and funding opportunities for professional artists, or professional arts groups. For more information on the Grants click here
    • Professional Project Grants Program  
    • Sustaining Program for Professional Arts Organizations 
    • Annual Operating Program for Professional Arts Organizations  
    • Community Arts Program 
    • Professional Artists’ Travel Fund  
    • ArtsSmarts 
    • Equinor ArtsSmarts Scholarship
    • School Touring Program 
  • All applications to any ArtsNL program must be submitted through the online application system, located here:  
  • Annual deadlines for grant programs are available on the ArtsNL website:   
  • ArtsNL offers four awards that are presented annually for emerging artists, professional artists, arts groups, or organizations, as well as the Arts Awards, BMO Winterset Award, the Rhonda Payne Theatre Award, and the Ross Leslie Award. For more information, click here:  
  • To view the list of resources listed on the ArtsNL website click here