Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council
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The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council (NLAC) is a non-profit Crown agency created in 1980 by The Arts Council Act. Its mission is to foster and promote the creation and enjoyment of the arts for the benefit of all Newfoundlanders and Labradorians. The NLAC receives an annual grant from the Province to support a variety of granting programs, office administration, and communications. It also seeks support from the public and private sector. It supports the following artistic disciplines: dance, film, multidiscipline, music, theatre, visual art, and writing.

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The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council
Mail: P.O. Box 98, St. John's, NL, A1C 5H5
Office Location: The Newman Building
1 Springdale Street, St. John's, NL

Tel: (709) 726-2212     Fax: (709) 726-0619
Toll Free: 1 (866) 726-2212 (NL only)
E-mail: nlacmail@nlac.ca

Labrador Cultural Outreach Office
Mail: P.O. Box 2243, Station B
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL, A0P 1E0
Office Location: Elizabeth Goudie Building
141 Hamilton River Road
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL

Tel: (709) 896-9565     Fax: (709) 896-9564
Toll Free: 1 (888) 896-9565 (NL only)
E-mail: droberts@nlac.ca

Mummers Festival

Location: St. John's, NL

The Mummers Festival, just completed its third year, and is a participant-focused, community-based festival aimed at the reinvention and preservation of traditional arts.  It coordinates a series of free, family-oriented public events that lead up to the Mummers Parade. Other festival activities included Hobby Horse and Ugly Stick Making workshops, a "Rig Up" (the province's largest disguise dress up party), forums, a school touring program and a Mummers Scuff 'n Scoff.

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