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2022 Orillia Regional Arts & Heritage Awards

November 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Nomination Portal Now Open

Together with the Orillia & District Arts Council (ODAC) and Orillia Museum of Art & History (OMAH), the City of Orillia’s Business Development, Culture and Tourism Department is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for this year’s 2022 Orillia Regional Arts & Heritage Awards. Categories include:

Education in the Arts, Culture and Heritage Award recognizes an educator, not necessarily a teacher by profession, whose knowledge and teaching skills inspire others to pursue their interest in the arts and heritage.

Emerging Artist Award recognizes an individual of any age who is in the early years (under five years) of launching a career in the arts. Nominees can be pursuing any genre of art including, but not limited to, visual arts, performance arts, literary arts and many more.


Jacqueline Surette

Manager of Culture
50 Andrew Street South,
Suite 300,
Orillia, ON L3V 7T5
T. 705-325-4530
F. 705-329-2176
C: 705-330-6479
Email: Email Contact
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Heritage: Restoration, Renovation and Publication Award recognizes an individual or group who brought to life regional history through a physical restoration or creation of a permanent public record.

Event in the Arts, Culture and Heritage Award recognizes an individual, organization, or corporation for their part in organizing a single or annual event that showcases the region’s creative talent or cultural heritage.

Qennefer Browne Achievement Award recognizes an individual or group of individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the cultural life of their community. It was named in honour of Qennefer Browne, who gave much of herself to support both arts and heritage organizations within the region.

Applications are due October 21 and being accepted online only through the 2022 Nomination Portal.  

Should you have any questions or issues, please contact Jacqueline Surette, Manager of Culture for the City of Orillia.

The 2022 Orillia Regional Arts & Heritage Awards

are proudly presented by

and organized in partnership with

Last Year’s Recipients


November 23
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm