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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
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Arts Grants Virtual Info Session – Sept. 21

Join us over Zoom for a free info session on funding opportunities for artists, arts groups and arts organizations available through the Manitoba Arts Council (MAC). When: Tuesday, September 21 from 7 to 9 p.m. (CDT) English session: from 7 to 8 p.m. (CDT) French session: from 8 to 9 p.m. (CDT) Where: Zoom Register:Read More

Arts Grants Info Session in Pinawa – Sept. 15

Come learn about funding opportunities for artists, arts groups and arts organizations available through the Manitoba Arts Council (MAC). When: Wednesday, September 15th Where: Pinawa Art Gallery Suite 20 W.B. Lewis Business Centre, 24 Aberdeen Ave, Pinawa, MB R0E 1L0 Presenters: Cathleen Enns and Cheryl Miki, Program Consultants at the Manitoba Arts Council Cathleen andRead More

Indigenous Arts Grants: Virtual Info Session – Aug. 17

Join MAC and the Canada Council for the Arts to learn more about our Indigenous-focused grants. When: August 17, 2021 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. CDT Where: Zoom Webinar Presenters: Tracey Longbottom, Program Consultant, Manitoba Arts Council J.L. Watson, Program Officer, Canada Council for the Arts MAC’s Indigenous 360 grant programs and CCA’s Creating,Read 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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