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MAC Announces the Recipients in the 2019 Prizes in the Arts

Winnipeg, Manitoba – The Manitoba Arts Council has revealed the recipients of its first round of the Prizes in the Arts. The prize recipients have been selected by a peer jury and will each be awarded a $10,000 prize in recognition of the high quality of their work, and the contributions they have made toRead More

MAC Announces Randy Joynt as New Executive Director

Winnipeg, Manitoba – On behalf of the Manitoba Arts Council, Council Chair Roberta Christianson is pleased to announce that Randy Joynt has been hired as Executive Director.   “Randy has contributed immensely to Manitoba’s arts and culture sector throughout his career and we are thrilled to welcome him back to the province, now in theRead More

2018 Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction Recipients Announced

June 4, 2018 The Manitoba Arts Council is pleased to announce that the 2018 recipients of the Award of Distinction are the dynamic art duo Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan. This recognition awards $30,000 to the artist team, and is the Manitoba Arts Council’s award for the highest level of excellence and long-term achievements of an artistRead More
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Elvira Finnigan in Riding Mountain – July 23

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 at 7: 30 p.m. Wasagaming Community Arts 110 Wasagaming Drive, Wasagaming, MB R0J 2H0 Join Elvira on Thursday, July 25th, where she will give an artist talk and show images of her past work using the salt brine process in her artistic creation. About Elvira Finnigan Elvira Finnigan is an artistRead More

Vanessa Eidse in Riding Mountain – July 12

Friday, July 12th, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Wasagaming Community Arts 110 Wasagaming Drive, Wasagaming, MB R0J 2H0 Join Vanessa on Friday, July 12th, where she will talk about her artistic work and research on perpetual motion machines and chain reaction contraptions. About Vanessa Eidse Vanessa Eidse is an artist in residence at the Deep BayRead More

Amber O’Reilly in Riding Mountain – July 4

Thursday, July 4th, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. Poor Michael’s 322 MB-10 Onanole, MB R0J 1N0 Join Amber on Thursday, July 4th, where she will read excerpts from her work, talk about her creative process, and invite the audience to share stories about places that have influenced their lives. About Amber O’Reilly Amber O’Reilly is anRead More
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