Arts + Culture

Nova Scotia Masterworks Award announces its 2021 shortlist

Public sculptures and hand-bound books are in the running for the province’s biggest cultural award.

By Morgan Mullin

We might’ve been busy during COVID-19 making sourdough or doom scrolling, but Halifax’s creative class kept busy-busy during the pandemic, creating works of art that are thought-provoking, life-affirming and deserving of not only our attention but some serious kudos. Thankfully, the Nova Scotia Masterworks Award (the largest cultural award based in Nova Scotia, open to works in all mediums) agrees, and is armed with a recently announced shortlist of local artworks worth celebrating...

Get more Halifax

Our Thursday email gets you caught up with The Coast. Sign up and go deep on Halifax.