The Manitoba government is investing $6 million for the creation of new Arts and Culture Sustainability Funds to provide financial support for Manitoba’s art and culture sector, which has been significantly impacted throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Premier Brian Pallister announced today.
“This funding is very welcome news for the arts and cultural sector,” said Randy Joynt, executive director, Manitoba Arts Council. “The importance of arts and culture has never been more evident than during the COVID-19 pandemic yet the arts and cultural sector has been devastated by the profound disruption in its core work – bringing people together. We thank the government for this critical support towards the sector’s recovery.”Read the full news release
The Manitoba Arts Council anticipates program details will be available in May. Please visit our website and social media pages for further information in the weeks to come.