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203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,

February 2018

Missing or Forgotten : Akonessen, Zitya, Tina, Marie and all the others

February 2, 2018 - March 10, 2018
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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February 02 – March 10, 2018 Curator: Sylvie Paré Artists: Hannah Claus, Nadia Myre, Sylvie Bernard, Mariette Manigouche, Diane Blacksmith, Lise Bibeau, Annette Nolett, Diane Robertson, and Akienda Lainé This traveling exhibition, produced in partnership with Les Productions Ondinnok Inc. and Commissioner Sylvie Paré, is a tribute to Aboriginal women who have been forgotten by history and silently disappeared. Hannah Claus, Nadia Myre, Sylvie Bernard, Mariette Manigouche, Diane Blacksmith, Lise Bibeau, Annette Nolett, Diane Robertson and an anonymous artist. In…

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June 2018

Jamison Chās Banks “Crypsis: Eradication Methods Laboratory”

June 1, 2018 - July 7, 2018
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Image: Jamison Chas Banks, serigraph on paper, “Kickapoo Indian Oil Bottle” Opening reception: Friday June 1 - official reception at 8pm-11pm. Open for First Fridays at 5pm. Runs: June 1 -July 7, 2018 Jamison Chās Banks is a multi-disciplinary artist who creates films, paintings, performances, and installations. His works often explore the history of war and territorial expansion, both literal and psychological. Banks appropriates and alters symbols employed in propaganda and popular culture and redeploys them in contexts that subvert…

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July 2018

Voices of Indigenous Youth: A Healthy Neighbourhood, Urban Garden Project Brandon University

July 20, 2018 - August 11, 2018
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Opening reception: July 20, time TBA Exhibition: July 20 till August 11, 2018 “Planting Seeds of Change: Voices of Indigenous Youth" is a collection of photographs and stories about how urban community gardens contribute to holistic health of individuals and by extension, healthy neighbourhoods. The Medicine Wheel is used as a framework for understanding the holistic health benefits of urban gardening. As part of the Urban Gardens/Holistic Health Project, Indigenous youth in Brandon and Winnipeg, Manitoba, ages 18-29 years, designed, installed,…

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A Turtle’s Dream – Landscapes and Mindscapes

July 20, 2018 - August 11, 2018
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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A Turtle's Dream – Landscapes and Mindscapes: by the youth through the programming at Ndinawe Resource Centre Opening reception: July 20, time TBA Exhibition: July 20 - August 11, 2018 The earth, sky, and water has always been the great storytellers. The landscape with its diverse regions and habitats through sounds, color, textures, tastes and smells influences and evokes the languages we speak and how we communicate verbally and creatively. Through the landscape and language of its inhabitants comes story…

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 A Turtles Dream – Landscapes and Mindscapes

July 20, 2018 - August 11, 2018
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Runs July 20 till August 11, 2018 The Earth, sky and water has always been the great storytellers. The landscape with its diverse regions and habitats through sounds, color, textures, tastes and smells influences and evokes the languages we speak and how we communicate verbally and creatively. Through the landscape and language of its inhabitants comes storytelling, the rhythm of songs, dance, and arts and craft. The four elements of air, water, fire, earth, and the four directions communicates through our consciousness, voices, hearts,…

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September 2018

The Ephemerals: Outpost

September 7, 2018 - October 20, 2018
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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In the Main and Marvin Francis Media Gallery   The Ephemeral   Opening reception: Friday, September 7 at 8 pm Artists’ talk: Saturday, September 8 at 3 pm   Running dates: Friday, September 7 - Saturday, October 20, 2018 "The Ephemerals: Outpost" exhibits the accumulated work of The Ephemerals (Jaimie Isaac, Niki Little, and Jenny Western), from films, performance documentation, interventions, collaborations, related material culture and generated output such as clothes, zines, and installations. In addition, The Ephemerals will open a commercial gallery…

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November 2018

14th Annual 50 to 500 Members Exhibition + Sale

November 2, 2018 - December 1, 2018
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Details Reception for 50 to 500: Friday, November 2, 8pm-11pm Exhibition: November 2 to December 1, 2018 Art drop-off deadline:  October 27 Hours of gallery are Tuesday to Friday 11am to 5pm, Saturday 12-5pm. US is a non-profit arts organization that is dedicated to the Aboriginal arts community and the arts community at large. Through it’s programming, US promotes discourse about contemporary Aboriginal art on local, national, and international levels. Through this discussion, it brings together Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities,…

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July 2019

[shooger-koht-ed] / ZiizibaakwadAgoke / Ésíwinikátéki

July 7, 2019 - August 19, 2019
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Out of the twenty thousand to one hundred thousand words the typical English speaking adult knows, the word sugarcoated is a go-to description used by different people in different situations to describe the rhetoric surrounding indigenous rights. Many agree. From works of four artists, our attention sways between the different thoughts and emotions that are felt when unpacking that sugar coated language. The selected artworks are only a few prototypes of basic level categories of indigenous cognition that are often…

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September 2019

These Tiny Helpers – Dee Barsy

September 6, 2019 - October 26, 2019
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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For this solo exhibition, Dee has transformed the gallery space into an immersive mural that features her unique visual language. This language is distinguished by her iconic blue background, her bright and contrasting colour palette, and her rhythmic lines and shapes. For this site-specific artwork, Dee has created abstract representations of various arachnids and insects that are native to the Manitoba area. These species include the Monarch Butterfly, the Red-Belted Bumblebee, the Field Cricket, the Common Green Darner Dragonfly, the…

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November 2019

Book Launch! Wordless – The Performance Art of Rebecca Belmore

November 16, 2019 at8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Celebrating the launch of Belmore’s new publication “Wordless – The Performance Art of Rebecca Belmore”. "Wordless" features full-colour photos and stills, including the new photo series "nindinawemaganidog (all of my relations)" and essays by Richard William Hill, Curtis Collins, Kathleen Ritter, Wanda Nanibush, Jessica Jacobson-Konefall, Glenn Alteen, Jen Budney, Dan Pon and Florene Belmore. Edited by Florene Belmore. Presented by grunt gallery and the Audain Art Museum. Published by Information Office. Wordless was funded through Canada Council for the Arts…

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December 2019

15th Annual Member’s Exhibition & Sale 50 to 500

December 1, 2019 - December 29, 2019
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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English/Ojibwe/Cree Urban Shaman Gallery’s 15th Annual Member’s Exhibition & Sale 50 to 500 / 15 endasowaki 50 akoo 50 eyaawaad waabanda’iwewaad / 15 Askíya óma 50 isko 500 ká tasicik ká wápatiniwécik éko ká atáwákécik é natomicik NOTE CHANGE OF DATE! Opening night celebration: Saturday, November 16,  2019, 8-11pm. (Opening night free for members, $10 suggested donation at door for non-members) Exhibit dates: November 16 - December 14, 2019 US is a non-profit arts organization that is dedicated to the…

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February 2020

Endurance…..Patience

February 7 - March 21
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Endurance…..Patience is programmed in conjunction with the national Beading Symposium – Ziigimine-shin, taking place from February 6-9, 2020 in Winnipeg. Basing Urban Shaman’s group exhibition on the title of Francesca Hebert-Spence’s group exhibition at the Manitoba Craft Council, May the Land Remember You as You Walk Upon Its Surface, four Indigenous artists were chosen as part of Urban Shaman’s group exhibition and each individual explores conceptual politics in relation to the land. In this show, Carrie Allison’s work, Red River…

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