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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

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
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Climate Change and the Arts Webinar – March 18

Join the Manitoba Arts Council for a webinar with Julie’s Bicycle, a leading global charity with 12 years of experience in supporting the cultural and creative community to take action on climate change and the environment. When: March 18, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Where: Zoom Webinar Presenter: Lucy Latham, Julie’s Bicycle’s ArtsRead More

Arts Leaders Speaker Series – Feb. 3 with Allison Yearwood

We’re hosting one last virtual speaker series and info session for our new Arts Leader programs!   When: Wednesday, February 3 at 12:30 p.m. Where: Zoom Join the meeting: ID: 854 7953 1120 Password: 945394 We’ll be joined by arts professional and Executive Director of Plug In ICA Allison Yearwood. Allison returns to her hometown,Read More
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
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Manitoba Government Announces $6 Million Investment to Support Sustainability of Manitoba’s Arts and Culture Sector Impacted by COVID-19

The Manitoba government is investing $6 million for the creation of new Arts and Culture Sustainability Funds to provide financial support for Manitoba’s art and culture sector, which has been significantly impacted throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Premier Brian Pallister announced today. “This funding is very welcome news for the arts and cultural sector,” said RandyRead More

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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