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Creating Sharing Knowing-Grant Info for Indigenous Artists

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 December 28, 2017
 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Workshop is FREE with registration!

Liz Barron, Program Officer of The Creating, Knowing and Sharing: The Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples granting section within Canada Council for the Arts, will be doing an information session on PORTAL, PROGRAMS and GRANTS.

Liz will do an overview of the new opportunities for Indigenous Artists within the Canada Council.

Creating – Creating provides support for research, production, and creation of new works of art.

Knowing – Knowing provides support for the retention, maintenance, innovation and transmittal of cultural knowledge and creative practice.

Sharing – Sharing provides support for the dissemination, exhibition, presentation and distribution of works of art by First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples, which enrich and engage communities in Canada and abroad.

The session will begin with an introduction on how to register in the new funding model portal.

Definitions of aspiring artist, requirements for aspiring artists, cultural carrier, knowledge keeper, crafter, dancer, singer, band…and more! There will be the starting of content for a small scale grant application. We encourage new/aspiring Indigenous artists and crafters working in all mediums to attend.

The course is open to any Indigenous Artist with an existing arts practice including actors, craftspeople, dancers, filmmakers, musicians, new media content creators, visual artists, crafts people, fashion designers, writers and the like.

Course participants will be expected to:

  • Attend the information session scheduled Dec 28, 2017 from 10 am–noon
  • Participate in filling out a program evaluation form.

There will be spots for 20 artists. Register soon and we will see you there.

Instructor: Liz Barron has been self-employed in the Indigenous arts and culture sector in Canada for more than 18 years. She was the Project Director for Close Encounters: The Next 500 Years, managing four international curators and over 35 artists, with five installation locations in Winnipeg, a major publication and an interactive website. Barron was the Project Manager for Métis 10, the VANOC (Olympics) Aboriginal exhibition, which featured a permanent display of contemporary works from 10 Métis artists from across Canada. She has motivated and consulted with organizations of all types and sizes, facilitated programs including business and community economic development, communication and management in the new economy and results-oriented leadership programs and active in the arts and culture community with business and community development groups and associations.

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 December 28, 2017
 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


181 Higgins Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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Registrants may cancel up to one week before the event to receive a full refund. No refunds will be issued to registrants who cancel within one week of the event start date. No refunds will be issued for registrants who do not attend.

Substitute participants are allowed in most cases, but not all. Please check with us ahead of time if you wish to send a substitute participant by calling 204-927-2787.

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