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ST. JOHN’S, NL – ArtsNL has awarded its annual operating program for professional arts organizations grants for 2018.

In all, $150,000 was presented to 18 professional arts organizations from across the province.

The grants available to professional not-for-profit arts organizations in all artistic disciplines and support the costs involved in operating the organization, and creating, presenting or producing artistic works including artist and technician fees, venue rentals, administration cost, and travel expenses.

Applications are reviewed by a multidisciplinary peer assessment committee.

“This program supports professional arts organizations as they develop and produce new artistic and creative works, plan and coordinate nationally renowned festivals, and offer professional development and networking opportunities for our artists,” ArtsNL executive director Reg Winsor said in a news release.

“The arts organizations receiving these grants do professional work that strengthens the arts and cultural sector for our province, by employing our artists and connecting them with audiences, as well as other artists and audiences from across Canada, and around the world.”

The recipients are:

Cape St. Mary's Arts

St. John's

$9,000

April 15, 2018 to April 14, 2019

The Cape St. Mary's Performance Series

Craft Council Gallery

St. John's

$8,000

April 15, 2018 to April 14, 2019

Programming & Exhibitions at the Craft Council Gallery

Friends of Writers at Woody Point

Corner Brook

$6,500

August 14 to 19, 2018

Writers at Woody Point Literary Festival 2018

Gros Morne Summer Music

Corner Brook

$10,000

June 28 to July 30, 2018

GMSM 2018

Irish Newfoundland Traditional Music Foundation

St. John's

$9,000

April 15, 2018 to April 14, 2019

9th annual Feile Seamus Creagh

Labrador Creative Arts Festival

Happy Valley-Goose Bay

$10,000

November 20 to 27, 2018

Transformation - 43rd Labrador Creative Arts Festival

Lawnya Vawnya

St. John's

$8,500

April 15, 2018 to April 14, 2019

Lawnya Vawnya 8

Museum of the Flat Earth

Seldom Come By, Fogo Island

$4,600

April 15, 2018 to April 14, 2019

Tectonic Shift

The New Curtain Theatre Company

Milton

$9,000

April 15, 2018 to April 14, 2019

2018-19 Theatre Season

Persistence Theatre Company

St. John's

$8,500

July 1, 2018 to March 1, 2019

Maiden Mother Crone, Aspects of the Goddess Female

Riddle Fence Publishing

St. John's

$10,000

April 15 to December 31, 2018

Publish Issues 29, 30, and 31

St. John's Storytelling Festival

St. John's

$9,000

May 1, 2018 to April 14, 2019

15th Annual St. John's Storytelling Festival and Yearly Events

Trails Tales Tunes Festival

Norris Point

$9,000

April 15 to July 31, 2018

Trails Tales Tunes Festival 2018

White Rooster Theatre

St. John’s

$10,000

April 15, 2018 to April 14, 2019

White Rooster Theatre 2018-19 Season

Winterset in Summer

Eastport

$9,000

August 6 to 12, 2018

Winterset in Summer Literary Festival 2018

Wintertide Music Festival

Corner Brook

$5,000

January 10 to 13, 2019

Wintertide 2019

Women's Work Festival

St. John’s

$5,900

March 4 to 7, 2019

13th Women's Work Festival

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