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Arts Education

Ar2016-Arts-Ed-Brochure-Cover-webtists in the Schools and ArtsSmarts are two MAC programs specifically aimed at facilitating partnerships between professional Manitoba artists and K-12 schools in Manitoba.

These programs are a vital part of MAC’s commitment to serving the people of Manitoba in the North and rural areas as well as in Winnipeg. In the 2013-2014 school year there was a total of 305 Artists in the Schools residencies in Manitoba schools; 33 of them were north of the 53rd parallel; 155 in rural communities in Southern Manitoba; and 117 in Winnipeg. A total of 42,350 students participated in residencies.

Artists in the Schools has a directory of over 60 professional artists who travel to schools all over Manitoba, working with teachers and students to enrich the existing arts curricula.Search the 2016 Artists in the Schools Directory.

View the 2015-2016 Artists in the Schools Residencies Schedule.

ArtsSmarts helps schools collaborate with local artists of their choosing to integrate the arts into the teaching of other curriculum areas.
View the 2015-2016 ArtsSmarts Projects Schedule.

For more information about our Arts Education programs, Download our 2016 Arts Education brochure.