Business & Arts NL

Spotlight On Partnerships

Call for Artist Submissions – Piano Project

Call for Proposals – Visual Artists Deadline Sunday, October 4th Street Pianos are a rapidly growing international phenomenon. To date, over 1300 pianos have been displayed in 45 cities across the world in order to help create moments of connection, community and beauty within our urban lives, promoting the value of art by increasing access… Read more »

Spotlight on Stewart McKelvey

While many view the legal world as “all business,” local law firm Stewart McKelvey’s longstanding support for the arts in the province goes above and beyond, encompassing groups such as Lady Cove Women’s Choir, Newman Sound Men’s Choir, the Tuckamore Festival, and Kiwanis Music Festival, among others. “As Thomas Merton once said, ‘Art enables us… Read more »

Spotlight on Fishers’ Loft Inn

Our strong artistic and cultural history is part of what brings visitors to this province. Perhaps nobody knows this better than the folks at Fishers’ Loft Inn, a hotel and conference space located in Port Rexton. Fishers’ Loft Inn is a collection of structures including rooms and suites, dining facilities, and conference and meeting space,… Read more »

Spotlight on Cahill Group

St. John’s is a musical town, from its big festivals, arena shows, and smaller acts playing George Street, to mid-day harbourside concerts in the summer. “Music in the Courtyard,” an initiative which the Cahill Group started in 2013, builds on this reputation by offering quality outdoor concerts to its own employees and visitors alike. “We… Read more »

Spotlight on Quidi Vidi Village Plantation

There is no shortage of must-see destinations for tourists and residents alike when they visit historic Quidi Vidi Village, from the picturesque harbour itself to nationally-recognized restaurant Mallard Cottage. But the Quidi Vidi Village Plantation, opened after the city’s 2006 acquisition of Eli’s Wharf, is a standout even among those stars. The Plantation provides working… Read more »

Spotlight on Artist Will Gill and 351 Water Street

The opening of 351 Water Street in 2014 brought with it not just the first new office building in downtown St. John’s in more than 25 years, but also a first for the province’s arts community: a private-sector juried art competition. The winning entry, Black Island Punt, now hangs in the lobby of the East… Read more »

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