All About Arts Grants for Francophone Artists – Jan. 19

Join us for a free information session with the Manitoba Arts Council (MAC) in partnership with Canada Council for the Arts.

When: Thursday, January 19, 2023 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Where: La Maison des artistes visuels francophones (219 Provencher Boulevard, Winnipeg, MB)

Who is this for: Francophone artists, arts/cultural professionals, and Indigenous Knowledge Keepers


  • Cheryl Miki, Bilingual Program Consultant, Manitoba Arts Council
  • Paul Thinel, Program officer, Explore and Create, Canada Council for the Arts
  • Éliane Daoud, Associate Program Officer, Arts Across Canada and Arts Abroad, Canada Council for the Arts


Come learn about funding opportunities offered by MAC and Canada Council for the Arts.

Cheryl will present a few of MAC’s grants and explain the basics on how to apply for funding. Paul will show you Canada Council’s Explore and Create program which supports artists in investigating creative processes and taking risks to develop their work. Éliane will tell you about Canada Council’s Market Access Strategy (part of the Arts Abroad program) which helps Francophone applicants increase their access to a diversity of markets and publics.

Learn more about Canada Council for the Arts:

If need any accommodations to make this event more accessible to you, please contact or call toll free 1-866-994-2787 and we will do our best to accommodate you.

This session will be held in French only. The English session will be held on January 19th from 12 to 1 p.m. at the Manitoba Arts Council office, 525-93 Lombard Avenue.

This is a free event. Light refreshments will be served.