New Residency Program: Churchill Artists’ Residency

The Churchill Artists’ Residency supports professional artists from Manitoba to undertake two week residencies in Churchill, Manitoba, at the Churchill Northern Studies Centre (CNSC).

Founded in 1976, the CNSC is an independent, non-profit research and education facility located 23 km east of the town of Churchill, Manitoba. CNSC provides various services to researchers working on a diverse range of topics of interest to northern science.

The Grant includes:

  • Accommodation, meals, and workspace at the CNSC
  • Cost of travel and shipping of artistic supplies (maximum $2,000)
  • CNSC logistical and technical support

Application deadline: November 15, 2014
Residency dates: February or July, 2015

Read the Program Guidelines

Learn more about the Churchill Northern Studies Centre

Visit Travel Manitoba’s Everything Churchill portal and the Assiniboine Zoo’s Journey to Churchill website to learn more about life and attractions in Churchill, Manitoba.

Questions? Contact Kristen Pauch-Nolin, Program Consultant | 204 945-2237 |

Other MAC Residency Programs  

Each year, more than 300 Manitoban Artists participate in MAC supported residencies in Manitoba, Quebec, and New Brunswick.

  • Since 2006, over 80 artists have experimented and created new art in the beautiful natural setting of Riding Mountain National Park. The Deep Bay Residency Program provides a rare glimpse for the park visitors and residents of the community of Clear Lake (Manitoba) into how new works of art are created.
  • Last year alone, over 42,350 students in 305 schools throughout Manitoba participated in the Artists in the Schools and ArtsSmarts residencies.
  • In 2014, eleven communities received received support from the Manitoba Arts Council through the Artist in the Community Residency Program. The program supports communities that face barriers to accessing the arts to engage in creative collaborations with established and professional artists.
  • The Manitoba/New Brunswick/Quebec Creative Residency is a multidisciplinary program that assists professional Manitoba artists to undertake a creation-based or professional development residency in New Brunswick or Quebec. The program began in 2009 as a partnership between Manitoba and New Brunswick. It expanded in 2011 to include Quebec. Since 2009, 12 artists have participated in this program.

The Brooklyn Visual Arts Residency supports professional and curators from Manitoba to undertake a three-month residency in Brooklyn, New York, at the International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP).  Divya Mehra was the first artist-residence in June of this year.