The Department of Culture sponsors a variety of arts, music, literary, and cultural awards and contributions to cultural activities honouring and sponsoring the achievements of Bermuda’s creative community.  Bermuda is home to a remarkable group of gifted creators, working in many genres through a variety of contribution and sponsorship programmes.

Bermuda Arts Council

About Bermuda Arts Council The Arts Council was founded by an Art of Parliament in 1969 with the intent to promote public awareness of the value of arts and its continued development and growth to Bermudian society as it relates to our youth and all Bermudians and visitors alike. The Principal objectives of the Council is to develop and improve the knowledge, understanding and practice of the ... Learn More

Heritage Grant

Please find attached 2023-24 Heritage Grant Application (word document) for download. The Department of Culture invites museums and other institutions with cultural preservation as their primary mission to apply for a 2023-2024 Heritage Grant. Completed applications should be submitted to and copied to Deadline for applications is 31 May 2023. Please contac... Learn More

Bermuda Literary Awards

The Bermuda Literary Awards were inaugurated by the Bermuda Government in 1999 to honour literary achievement by Bermuda’s writers, and are administered by the Department of Culture. The aims of the Bermuda Government in offering these awards are: To recognize significant contributions to the development of Bermudian culture To honour creative works and uphold the writer’s role in soci... Learn More