Auspicious Arts Incubator

Registration deadline: April 25, 2018
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Websites for Artists–Spring 2018

Registration deadline: April 3, 2018
From top to bottom we’ll work through the process of planning, building and perfecting your website and you’ll walk away with a fully functional WordPress based website, the knowledge of how to use it and the ability to modify it in the future.


March 2 – 31, 2018 Gallery Hours: Wednesday to Saturday, 12 – 4 pm Opening Reception: Friday, March 2, 5 – 9 pm Free admission and wheelchair accessible. An exhibition of work inspired by the brain. Curated by Seema Goel. Artists ash alberg, Dana Kletke, Heather Komus, Chantel Mierau, Lesley Nakonechny, Ann Stinner, Gaëtanne Sylvester, Peter Tittenberger, Michelle Wilson Neuroscientists Dr. Melanie Martin, Dr. Tiina Kauppinen, Dr. Kristine Cowley, Dr. Jerry Krcek, Dr. Mike Jackson, Dr. Tabrez Siddiqui, Dr. Eftekhar Eftekharpour, Dr. Gilbert Kirouac, Dr. Marc Del Bigio What is Neurocraft? Neurocraft surfaced from the subconscious of the Manitoba Neuroscience Network as part of its initiative to bring neuroscience to the public without the heavy garments of scientific jargon and reams of data. The scientists were looking for visual storytellers who could angle a mirror on neuroscience, what it is, their research, their zeal for the discipline, and then simply let other people look, allowing an intermingling of reflections. While neuroscience and craft appear wholly unconnected, their choice to yoke themselves to the intimate materials of daily life was insightful. Craft, after all, is rooted in the tactile and familiar; it pulls on desire and reveals narratives in sideways processes rather than through direct expository. It reinforces a larger culture but retains personal meaning. Much like neuroscience, it’s the ultimate personal and ubiquitous arena. Most of the artists and scientists in this project have a personal connection to the research subject matter. Their interests rise out of their own stories. The artists in this show pull at the runaway threads of fear and anxiety, retrace the identities of those blurred by Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, reveal intimate meditations on the loss of a child and the mortality of a parent, revel in the wondrous patterns and imagery of the brain in the everyday, and ask us to navigate the darkness of a tangled mind and put our tremulous fingers on the precise points we cannot touch. Artists and scientists both work to try to make sense of things, to find rhythms and patterns, and from these create narratives of experience, and draw conclusions. They are very different, but they come from the same place; the place of questions. – Seema Goel

Creative Entrepreneurship

Registration deadline: March 2, 2018
Creative Entrepreneurship is a one-day symposium for emerging artists to learn essential skills to further their arts career, learning from experienced local artists.

Spring Break Art Camp

Ages 6-12 • $50 for non-members/$45 for members, per day Registration on now, sign up, click here. Camp from 9am-4pm • Early drop-off/late pick-up from 8:30am-5pm Get creative with a new theme every day! Campers will have fun experimenting with new art forms, playing active games, and seeing art in the galleries. Monday • A Day of Clay: Learn everything you ever wanted to know about clay in this one-day clay camp. A tour through the Gallery will inspire your imagination to create a masterpiece out of clay. Tuesday • What can I Paint? Explore the Gallery looking for new techniques and exciting subject matter to paint and then head to WAG Studio and get creative and paint crazy! Wednesday • Super Art Heroes:  Who are your heroes and what are their super powers? Search through the Gallery collecting interesting ideas and turn them into your very own Super Art Hero. Thursday • I didn’t know I could make art with this! Take a tour though the Gallery and find out what interesting things artists use to make art. Back at WAG Studio you will use unconventional materials to create your own masterpiece. For programming questions please contact Allison at 204.789.1762 or For registration inquiries please contact Katryna at 204.789.1766 or

Tax Prep for Artists with Kathe Meseman

Registration deadline: February 13, 2018
You may hate taxes, but we love taxes. Join Creative Manitoba and Kathe Meseman to discover how getting organized for tax season doesn’t have to be so hard.

100th Day Of School

Attention Teachers! It’s time to celebrate 99 days of hard work – join us on February 14, 2018 for our 100th Day Of School event! Enjoy our special 100th Day-themed craft and discover 100+ things to do in the museum’s galleries. Students can add what they have learned to our Giant Balloon Tree and watch it grow!

Franco-Fun Day

At the Children’s Museum, Louis Riel Day is the opportunity to celebrate French Canadian Culture. On February 19, the festivities begin at 11:00AM and run until 3:00PM. Kick things off with a performance from l’Ensemble folklorique de la Riviere Rouge at 11:00AM, create your very own Franco-Fun Day postcard with Graffiti Gallery, and enjoy our special themed crafts, activities, and French story times throughout the day. Don’t miss our very special Franco-Fun Day!

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