Touring Performances

Manitoba Arts Council, helping to build creative communities by connecting communities and artists.

Touring Performances

The Manitoba Arts Council’s Touring Directory contains profiles of performing artists and organizations that are available to tour Manitoba. The directory is designed to assist in the selection of performers and programs by community presenters, arts groups, and schools. School and community presenters should contact the performance groups directly to book a performance. For a full description of the touring performances available and full contact details please click here:


MAC supports CONTACT, an annual showcase, presented in co-operation with the Manitoba Arts Network and the Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism.
For further information please contact the Manitoba Arts Network.

The Artists in the Schools Program

Bringing together the unique vision and energy of artists with the creative potential of students and teachers. This is achieved through short-term (one week) and long-term (two to 10 weeks) residencies, integrated in the school’s daily schedule.
For further information: Artists in the Schools


Supports the collaboration of schools and local artists to develop projects that integrate art activities into non-arts subject areas. Projects can involve one class, several classes, one whole school, or several schools. Projects may involve one or more local, professional artists of the school’s choosing.
For further information: ArtsSmarts

Touring grants are available to assist individual artists, companies and small ensembles to tour Manitoba.

Individuals/small ensembles: Please click here for touring guidelines.

The guidelines and criteria can also be mailed or faxed to you by calling 204.945.2237 or e-mailing

Organizations: Guidelines are not available to download. Please contact a Program Consultant for guidelines.