The Art of Storytelling

We believe in supporting the arts because artists have a unique lens on life. When storytellers shed light on new perspectives, they inspire us all to think bigger together. That’s Enriched Thinking. 


Scotiabank is a proud supporter of the arts community and the stories they tell across the country.

Scotiabank Giller Prize

The Scotiabank Giller Prize highlights the very best in Canadian fiction year after year. 

Hot Docs Film Festival

Each year, Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival presents over 200 cutting edge films from around the world.

Scotiabank Photography Award

The Scotiabank Photography Award recognizes the achievements of established mid-to-late career artists, by engaging Canadians and raising awareness through photographic art of the issues and forces of our time.

National Gallery of Canada

The National Gallery of Canada, located in the capital city of Ottawa, Ontario, is Canada's national art museum.

New Generation Photography Award

The New Generation Photography Award is the only one of its kind, dedicated to Canadian artists 35 years of age and under, and specific to lens-based art.

CONTACT Photography Festival

2024 will mark the 28th edition of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, and is proud to be one of the largest photography festivals in the world with over 750 artists in 140 exhibitions

Vancouver International Film Festival

Over its 40-year history, VIFF has become a pillar institution in the provincial film community. Through community marketing and novel initiatives, VIFF worked with cultural groups and other charities to bring value to the city as a whole.

Soulpepper Theatre Company

Soulpepper is Canada’s leading artist-driven theatre company, believing that stories have the power to connect and are vital to understanding, compassion and knowledge. 

Canadian Opera Company

The Canadian Opera Company is the largest opera company in Canada and one of the largest producers of opera in North America.

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

As an internationally-renowned fine art museum, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, is a pillar in the Montreal arts community for Scotiabank to support.

Generations: The Sobey Family & Canadian Art

Generations: The Sobey Family and Canadian Art offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the collection. 

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