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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

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
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An invitation to our Arts Leaders Speaker Series and info session on January 26 with Alexia McKinnon.

Arts Leaders Speaker Series – Jan. 26 with Alexia McKinnon

We’re hosting another virtual speaker series and info session for our new Arts Leader programs!   When: Tuesday, January 26 at 10:30 a.m. Where: Zoom Join: ID: 854 7953 1120 Password: 945394 We’ll be joined by arts professional Alexia (Lexi) McKinnon. As Associate Director of the Indigenous Leadership and Manangement program at the BanffRead More

Arts Leaders Speaker Series – Jan. 19 with Alan Greyeyes

We’re hosting a virtual speaker series and info session for our new Arts Leader programs!   When: Tuesday, January 19 at 7:00 p.m. Where: Zoom ID: 873 6759 1661 Password: 536808 Our first speaker is arts professional Alan Greyeyes. Among his many accomplishments, Alan established the sākihiwē festival with the goal of making the artsRead More
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COVID-19 | Frequently Asked Questions

The Manitoba Arts Council recognizes that the COVID-19 outbreak may affect potential grant applicants and grant recipients. If you are a potential applicant or grant recipient, please consult the FAQ below for details related to COVID-19. Q: I have received a project grant and now must make changes or cancel the project due to COVID-19.Read More
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