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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

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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Ellen Peterson in Riding Mountain – Sept. 28

Saturday, September 28th, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Poor Michael’s 322 MB-10 Onanole, MB R0J 1N0 Join Ellen on Saturday, September 28th for a reading of her work and discussion of her unique creative process. About Ellen Peterson Ellen Peterson is an artist in residence at the Deep Bay Cabin for the 2019 Riding Mountain ArtistsRead More

Diana Thorneycroft in Riding Mountain – Sept. 14

Saturday, September 14th, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Wasagaming Community Arts 110 Wasagaming Drive, Wasagaming, MB R0J 2H0 Join Diana on Saturday, September 14th, where she will share images and talk about her touring installation “Black Forest (dark waters)” and the new work she’s made during her residency. About Diana Thorneycroft Diana Thorneycroft is an artistRead More

Sarah Crawley in Riding Mountain – August 24

Saturday, August 24th, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Deep Bay Cabin Join Sarah on Saturday, August 24th for a Slow Photography workshop. Participants will be guided through making their own pinhole camera and given instructions on where to place their camera to create a long-exposure Solargraph. About Sarah Crawley Sarah Crawley is an artist in residence atRead More
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