Muriel Sherrin Award

Toronto Arts Foundation

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Greater Toronto Area (GTA)

Contact Information

Christy DiFelice

Award Program Manager


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All funds are available in English and French.

Grant Description

The Toronto Arts Foundation Muriel Sherrin Award is a $10,000 cash prize with finalists receiving $1,000. The award celebrates an artist or creator who has made a contribution to the cultural life of Toronto through outstanding achievement in music or dance. The recipient will also have participated in international initiatives, including touring, studying abroad and participating in artist exchanges. In addition to the prize money, the 2023 recipient will receive a complimentary week long stay at Valleyview Artist Retreat. The award rotates from music to dance in alternating prize years. In 2023, the award will be presented in the field of music. Those applying to the November 28, 2022 deadline are nominating for the field of music. The Muriel Sherrin Award is presented every two years at the Toronto Arts Awards Lunch.

    Additional Information

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    Eligibility Requirements

    Applicant Type
    Artistic Discipline
    Music and Sound | Performing arts - Dance
    Funding Type
    Priority Community
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