Job Posting: Executive Coordinator

About Us: The Manitoba Arts Council (MAC) is an arms-length agency of the Province of Manitoba, established in 1965 “to promote the study, enjoyment, production and performance of works in the arts.” MAC grants approximately $11 million annually to Manitoba arts/cultural organizations and individuals. Position Summary: The Executive Coordinator has primary responsibilities as the Executive Assistant andRead More


What’s New at MAC | December 2022

We’ve made a few changes to some of our arts grants: Recognize – Prizes: The Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction will now be awarded annually! The four Prizes in the Arts, which were celebrated on “odd” years, will be discontinued for the foreseeable future. The deadline to nominate an artist, Indigenous Knowledge Keeper, or arts/culturalRead More


Life Cycle of a MAC Grant

What exactly happens during the wait-time between submitting a grant application and finding out whether it’s been awarded or declined? Here’s the breakdown of the life cycle of a MAC grant application: 1. Grant applications are checked for eligibility First, applications are looked over by a program consultant at MAC to make sure the projectRead More

Read MAC’s 2021-2022 Annual Report

We are pleased to present our 2021-2022 Annual Report! “Through several pandemic waves, artists and arts & cultural organizations were in a constant state of adaptation as they navigated the conditions of the day while planning for an uncertain future,” said MAC executive director Randy Joynt and Board Chair Roberta Christianson. “Yet, as the pandemicRead More

Deco Dawson using an overhead projector.

Deco Dawson | 2022 Riding Mountain Artists’ Residency

The Riding Mountain Artists’ Residency provides professional artists with time to focus on their work in the beautiful natural setting of Riding Mountain National Park, housed in the historic Deep Bay cabin. Follow along as we feature this years’ artists-in-residence and their exciting projects! MAC: Tell us a little about yourself as an artist andRead More

Daniel Peloquin playing a banjo.

Daniel Péloquin-Hopfner | 2022 Riding Mountain Artists’ Residency

The Riding Mountain Artists’ Residency provides professional artists with time to focus on their work in the beautiful natural setting of Riding Mountain National Park, housed in the historic Deep Bay cabin. Follow along as we feature this years’ artists-in-residence and their exciting projects! MAC: Tell us a little about yourself as an artist andRead More

Ila Barker with an acoustic guitar.

Ila Barker | 2022 Riding Mountain Artists’ Residency

The Riding Mountain Artists’ Residency provides professional artists with time to focus on their work in the beautiful natural setting of Riding Mountain National Park, housed in the historic Deep Bay cabin. Follow along as we feature this years’ artists-in-residence and their exciting projects! With her soulful voice and lyrics that wash over the mindsRead More