Arts and Daily Life: Blog

Jennine Krauchi | 2024 Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction

The Manitoba Arts Council is pleased to announce that Jennine Krauchi is the winner of the 2024 Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction. This $30,000 prize is awarded annually to a professional artist or arts/cultural professional in recognition of the highest level of artistic excellence and contribution to the development of the arts in Manitoba. JennineRead More

MAC’s 2024-2026 Strategic Priorities

We’re pleased to share with you MAC’s Strategic Priorities for 2024 to 2026. In 2021, the Manitoba Arts Council released “Arts & Culture for All Manitobans” – our Strategic Priorities for 2021 to 2023. This document, which included a new vision, purpose, and values, has provided the framework for MAC to begin shifting towards aRead More

2023 Holiday Office Closure

Photo: “Installation” by Yisa Akinbolaji, 2022. Acrylic mixed media on mesh ground, 30×30″. Happy Holidays from the Manitoba Arts Council! Our office will close on Friday, December 22 at 12:30 and reopen on Tuesday, January 2. See you in the new year!

2022-2023 Statistical Overview

During the 2022-2023 fiscal year, the Manitoba Arts Council reviewed 1191 grant applications, down from 1671 in 2021-2022. Half of the applications (50 per cent) were successful. The total requested amount was $18.03 million, and $11.1 million was awarded. The decrease in the number of applications in this year compared to last year is directlyRead More

Read MAC’s 2022-2023 Annual Report

We are pleased to present our 2022-2023 Annual Report! “As we reflect on a year that is marked by the beginning of a post-pandemic period, we acknowledge the challenges ahead for the artists and arts and cultural organizations that contribute so much to our province,” says MAC Board Chair Roberta Christianson and Executive Director RandyRead More