Artists-Run Art Spaces and Galleries from across Canada Invited to Apply for the 2023 Lacey Prize.

The call for applications is now open.

Lacey Prize 2023

The National Gallery of Canada (NGC) invites artists-run centres and community-focused galleries from cities and towns from across Canada to submit their applications for the 2023 Lacey Prize. In its third edition since its inception in 2019, the Prize provides financial assistance and recognizes the essential contributions of these art organizations to Canada’s cultural sector. The first-place winner will receive $50,000, and two runners-up will receive $20,000 each. The deadline to submit applications is Sunday, September 24, 2023.

The three winners will be selected by an independent jury and announced in early December 2023. For more information and to download the application form, go here.

There are more than 180 artists-run centres in the visual and media arts, contemporary craft and architecture, throughout Canada.