Margaret Shaw-MacKinnon at Minnewasta School

Margaret Shaw-MacKinnon at Minnewasta School Artists in the Schools Residency Program April 29 – May 3, 2013 The K-2 students at Minnewasta School had a fun-filled week with writer Margaret Shaw-MacKinnon exploring storytelling, writing, dramatic theatre, and drawing. Each class worked collectively to brainstorm a story, create characters, and write and illustrate their own book.Read More

Hugh John Macdonald School

Ursula Neufeld & Annie Bergen at Hugh John Macdonald School Artists in the Schools Residency Program January 17 – April 19, 2012 Hugh John Macdonald School sits at the corner of Bannatyne Avenue and Kate Street in Winnipeg’s culturally rich inner city. As part of the ArtsSmarts program, and with major funding from the UniversityRead More

Inglis School

KC Adams at Inglis School Artists in the Schools Residency Program October 24 – 28, 2011 Visual artist KC Adams spent a week at Inglis School in the township of Inglis, home of the National historic site of the Inglis Elevators, teaching students in grades K-8 how to work with clay and create pots reminiscentRead More

Lord Nelson School

Bud Gillies at Lord Nelson School Artists in the Schools Residency Program November 28 to December 16, 2011 Visual artist Bud Gillies, spent 3 weeks working with students in Grades K – 6 from Lord Nelson School in Winnipeg’s North End. The students worked to create a tile mural installation to celebrate the school’s 100yearsRead More

Hapnot Collegiate

Cameron Forbes at Hapnot Collegiate Artist in the Schools Residency Program February 11-15, 2013 The city and youth of Flin Flon came together to build a skate park in their community with a grant from the Aviva Fund in 2011.  Then in 2013, Hapnot Collegiate was awarded an Artists in the Schools residency to haveRead More

Domain Elementary School

Kate Ferris at Domain Elementary School  Artists in the Schools Residency Program May 6 – 10, 2013 In the small rural school of Domain Elementary, songwriter, and storyteller Kate Ferris spent a week in May leading students in grades K-8 through the journey of songwriting, drum-making, and storytelling. The 26 students in the school workedRead More

Taylor School

Leigh-Anne Kehler at Taylor School Artist in the Schools residency program April 28 – May 9, 2013 Kindergarten to Grade 5 Professional storyteller and playwright, Leigh-Anne Kehler brought her Artist in the Schools project Our Story Voice to Taylor School in Swan River. The project began with performances by Leigh-Anne based on topics each classRead More