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Doorway to Integrating the Arts in Your Work

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Venue:  

Address:
245 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3B 0S6

Date: Thursday, November 22, 2018, 12-4 pm
Registration deadline:
 Thursday, November 15, 2018, 5 pm
Free. Donations to Winnipeg Harvest will be accepted at the door.

You are invited to a lively afternoon gathering for non-profit service providers and community arts practitioners, hosted by Creative Manitoba and the Manitoba Federation of Non-Profits!

We’ll begin with a lunch presentation highlighting local stories of the transformative power of the arts. Next, we’ll break the ice with some arts-based fun! Then we’ll talk in small groups about what we need to collaborate. Are there ways that Creative Manitoba and the Manitoba Federation of Non-Profit Organizations can open more doors? The session will end with a facilitated full group debrief. Following the gathering, a short report will be shared with participants.

This gathering is for:
Community-engaged arts practitioners; arts organizations who are delivering programs supporting social change; and for non-profit service providers working with or within:

  • healthcare settings
  • educational institutions
  • the justice system
  • newcomers; refugees; New Canadians; and ethno-cultural communities
  • marginalized populations such as Indigenous and LGBTTQ+ people
  • families, children and youth
  • older adults and seniors
  • activist groups
  • specific geographical communities

Participants will:

  • recognize how the arts have the unique ability intersect all sectors
  • discover what arts-engaged practices are and imagine how they can be used in their organizations’ contexts
  • experience fun arts-based activities
  • form new business relationships for possible future projects—Bring your print materials and business cards for 50 people and we’ll set up the tables!

About the organizers:

The Manitoba Federation of Non-Profit Organization Inc. is the umbrella body for a network of non-profit community-based organizations, coalitions, and groups. We bring non-profits together to work on common challenges, identify opportunities, and build our collective strength. Our partnerships have a range of services and activities to help ensure healthy organizations.

 

Creative Manitoba strengthens, represents and connects Manitoba’s arts and creative industries. We unite and engage employers, workers, educators, professional associations and government in a strategic alliance, enabling the arts and cultural sector to thrive.

Cancellation policy

Creative Manitoba reserves the right to cancel or postpone any event where a minimum registration level has not been met. Participants registered for an event that is cancelled by Creative Manitoba will receive a full refund.

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.

It is our intent that Creative Manitoba programs and events foster a supportive, nonthreatening environment for everyone to participate and share in - regardless of gender, ability, ethnicity or cultural differences. We ask that you please be welcoming and respectful of world views that differ from your own.

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