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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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Workshop Wednesdays – Oct. 3

Drop in to the Manitoba Arts Council office every Wednesday in October from 12 to 1 pm. Meet with MAC staff to ask all your questions about the new Online Application System and granting programs. These workshops are intended to be informal. The topics we cover will depend on who shows up and the questionsRead More

Celebrate Shawna Dempsey & Lorri Millan

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM  Polo Park Bowling Centre  1485 Portage Ave. CF – Lower level Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 0W4 Join the Manitoba Arts Council in celebrating the 30-year collaboration of Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan. The artist duo will be presented with the Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction, MAC’s award forRead More

Around the Campfire: Conversations about Artist Residencies

Join the Manitoba Arts Council on April 20th for a gathering on the topic of Artist Residencies (Multi-Disciplinary). Guest artists will cover a range of matters from running a residency and the unpredicted complications/joys of navigating creative energy through time and place; to survival notes, tips and true stories. Featuring: Kevin deForest, visual artist PeterRead More
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