Press Releases

MAC Announces 2021 Prizes in the Arts Recipients

MEDIA RELEASE Winnipeg, MB – Today, the Manitoba Arts Council (MAC) announced the recipients of its 2021 Prizes in the Arts, which celebrates achievements in the arts and honours the excellence, resourcefulness, and imagination of artists and organizations working in Manitoba across four categories. The Emerging Excellence Prize, which recognizes emerging artists for their achievementsRead More

Alan Greyeyes | 2020 Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction

Photo byElla Greyeyes The Manitoba Arts Council is pleased to announce that Alan Greyeyes is the 2020 recipient of the Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction. This $30,000 prize is awarded every two years to a professional artist or arts/cultural professional in recognition of the highest level of artistic excellence and contribution to the development ofRead More
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Events

All About Arts Grants with Canada Council for the Arts – Jan. 19

Join us for a free information with the Manitoba Arts Council (MAC) in partnership with Canada Council for the Arts. When: Thursday, January 19, 2023 from 12 to 1 p.m. Where: *UPDATE* Dave Barber Cinematheque, 100 Arthur St., Winnipeg Who is this for: Individual artists, arts/cultural professionals, and Indigenous Knowledge Keepers Presenters: Cheryl Miki, BilingualRead More

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 KeepersRead More

One-on-One Consultations with Canada Council for the Arts – Jan. 20

Paul and Éliane from Canada Council for the Arts will be hosting one-on-one consultation meetings with artists, arts/cultural professionals, and Indigenous Knowledge Keepers to speak about Canada Council’s arts grants. Consultations can be held in either English or French. WHEN: Friday, January 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. WHERE: MAC Office (525 – 93Read More
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News

2022 Holiday Office Closure

Photo: Tangled Lights by Mélanie Rocan (@melanierocan), 2021. Acrylic and oil on canvas. 37.5 x 31 inches. Happy Holidays from the Manitoba Arts Council! 🌟 Our office will be closed from Friday, December 23 at 12:30 and reopen on Tuesday, January 3. See you in the new year!

2021-2022 Statistical Overview

During the 2021-2022 fiscal year, the Manitoba Arts Council reviewed 1671 grant applications, up from 1139 in 2020-2021. Well over half of the applications (66 per cent) were successful. The total requested amount was $29.9 million, and $22.3 million was awarded. This overview presents: A break down of grants made by applicant type, granting program,Read More

MAC Office Closure – Sept. 19

The MAC office will be closed on Monday, September 19 to observe the federal holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday the 20th.
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