Nominations Open For The Barrie Arts Awards

There are six awards categories.

Nominations are being accepted by the City of Barrie for the annual Barrie Arts Awards. The event, which is presented by TD, has six awards categories in which all members of the community may be nominated.

The nominations must be submitted to the Creative Economy Department by Monday, October 28 at 11:59 p.m. Each award winner will be invited to accept their handcrafted award statuette, created by a local artist at a gala evening held at Liberty North on Wednesday, November 27.

Nomination forms and category descriptions are available at the City of Barrie website or by contacting the Creative Economy Department at 705-739-4299 or

Nominations are being accepted for the following categories:

  • Artist Beyond Barriers
  • Business Champion
  • Emerging Artist
  • Excellence in the Arts
  • Most Promising Youth