The NWT Arts Council is looking for new members

Public Service Announcement

Yellowknife — June 3, 2024

The Government of the Northwest Territories is seeking individuals from the South Slave, Dehcho, North Slave, and Tłı̨chǫ regions with a passion for the arts, culture, and heritage to join the NWT Arts Council for a two-year term starting December 1, 2024.

Council members provide recommendations to the Minister of Education, Culture and Employment on financial awards for arts projects in the visual, literary, media and performing arts, and on issues and policies associated with the arts and artists.

To be eligible:

  • You must live in the region you apply for;
  • You or your spouse cannot be currently receiving NWT Arts Council funding; and
  • Experience and knowledge in the arts, culture and/or heritage is an asset.

Previous board experience is not needed.

Application deadline: August 15, 2024

Learn more at or call 867-767-9347 ext. 71474.


For media requests, please contact:

Briony Grabke

Manager, Public Affairs and Communications

Department of Education, Culture and Employment

Government of the Northwest Territories

867-767-9352  Ext. 71073