MEDIA RELEASE Winnipeg, MB – $5.7 million in grants have been awarded to 166 arts and cultural organizations and 81 individual artists through the Manitoba government’s Arts and Cultural Sustainability Funds. The Government of Manitoba announced the new investment in the arts and cultural sector on March 26th, 2021. Administered by the Manitoba Arts Council,Read More
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
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 MoreSee All
Calling all Indigenous artists and Knowledge Keepers living in Manitoba! We’re hosting a virtual info session to talk about granting opportunities for Indigenous artists through the Manitoba Arts Council – including our new Indigenous 360 microgrants. When: March 23, 2023 from 12 to 1 p.m. Where: Zoom Webinar Presenter: Tracey Longbottom, Indigenous 360 Program Consultant,Read More
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
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 MoreSee All
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!
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