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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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Artists in Schools Program Launch *in French* – March 21st

Please join us/ Register for the launch of the Manitoba Arts Council’s arts-in-education program, Artists in Schools.   Thusday, March 21st, 2019 From 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM La Maison des artistes visuels francophones 219 Provencher Boulevard Winnipeg, MB R2H 0G4 This is a chance to learn about all the opportunities now available to Manitoba professionalRead More

Information Session in Brandon – March 12

You’re invited to come learn about MAC’s new granting programs and Online Application System. March 12th, 2019 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba 710 Rosser Ave (entrance from Princess Avenue parking garage) A key initiative under Manitoba Arts Council’s (MAC) 2017-2022 strategic plan, Designed to Thrive, is the review of itsRead More

Office Hours in Brandon – March 12-13

The Manitoba Arts Council will be in Brandon in March 2019. A program consultant will be available at the following times: March 12th, 2019 -1:00 to 3:00 p.m. March 13th, 2019 – 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. A.R. McDiarmid Civic Centre, 638 Princess Avenue (entrance off of 6th Street, beside the urban garden) Brandon, Manitoba DropRead More
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