Arts and Culture

Musicians performing at the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk FestivalA desirable city for residents, visitors and businesses is one that has a mosaic of artists – from writers, musicians and actors to painters, sculptors and dancers. St. John’s is that City – rich with artists whose creativity is key to shaping the vibrancy of this place. The creative and innovative nature of artistic pursuits is one of the elements central to the quality of life in St. John’s. As a creative City, St. John’s recognizes that the cultivation of art is important to social cohesion and community development, which are necessary for a healthy society. For further information, refer to the Arts and Culture section of the website.