Press Releases

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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Events

All About Community Impact: Virtual Info Session – Dec. 6

This info session has already happened. Watch a recording on YouTube: Join us for an info session for arts and cultural organizations in Manitoba who are interested in applying for the new Support – Community Impact grant. When: Wednesday, December 6, 2023    English + ASL: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.    French: 5 to 6Read More

All About Operate: Virtual Info Session – Oct. 24

This info session has already happened. Watch a recording on YouTube: Join us for an info session for arts and cultural organizations in Manitoba who are interested in applying for the Support – Operate grant. When: Tuesday, October 24 English + ASL: 1:30 p.m. French: 3 p.m. Where: Zoom Webinar Presenter: Martine Friesen, Program Consultant,Read More

Artists in Schools: Virtual Info Session – April 18

We’re hosting two webinars on Tuesday, April 18 over Zoom to talk about the Artists in Schools grant, which funds collaborations between Manitoba artists and teachers to deliver high-quality, enriching arts experiences for Manitoba students. When: April 18, 2023 English + ASL: 6:30 p.m. French: 5 p.m. Where: Zoom Webinar Presenter: Cheryl Miki, Program Consultant,Read More
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News

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!

What’s New at MAC | July 2023

We’ve made a few changes to our website and in Manipogo, MAC’s online application system: New appointment booking app: Booking an appointment with a MAC program consultant has never been easier! Visit https://artscouncil.mb.ca/about-us/contact-us/book-a-meeting-with-mac/ to book an in-person or virtual consultation or feedback meeting. Preferred names: In Manipogo, you can distinguish between your legal name (whichRead More

Di Brandt | 2023 Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction

The Manitoba Arts Council is pleased to announce that Di Brandt is the winner of the 2023 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. DiRead More
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