Our classes and workshops

Creative Manitoba presents a variety of workshops, events, seminars and courses throughout the year for both independent artists and those working in arts and cultural organizations. Take a look at what’s coming up!

Registration deadline: February 19, 2018
This art and educational gathering is an inclusive opportunity to learn about the Indigenous historical legacy of Canada using Land Based Experiential Learning for educators and artists in the schools.

  • Day 4
    February 25, 2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Registration deadline: February 28, 2018
A hands-on workshop to help you build and implement a successful fundraising plan that fits your organization and meets your goals.

  • March 1, 2018
    2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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.

  • March 3, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Application deadline: February 23, 2018
Working artists will gain the confidence and knowledge to successfully manage their careers in the cultural sector, developing an extensive business plan, marketing plan, and template for managing finances.

  • Session 1
    March 6, 2018
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Session 2
    March 13, 2018
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Session 3
    March 27, 2018
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Session 4
    April 3, 2018
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Session 5
    April 10, 2018
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Session 6
    April 17, 2018
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Session 7
    April 24, 2018
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Session 8
    May 1, 2018
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Session 9
    May 8, 2018
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Session 10
    May 15, 2018
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Session 11
    May 22, 2018
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Session 12
    May 29, 2018
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Creative Manitoba Indigenous Programs and Manitoba Moon Voices will host bi-weekly hand drum circles with guest speakers, artists, elders and musicians at Thunderbird House. We will honour traditional knowledge, practice the art, and sound the drum.

  • Drum circle #10 - Lisa Muswagon guest artist
    March 8, 2018
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Drum circle #11-NO CLASS THIS EVENING
    March 15, 2018
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Drum circle #12 - Red Robe Drum Society +Songwalk Showcase - Final Evening
    March 22, 2018
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Registration deadline: March 12, 2018
Learn how to trust your gut and tame your ego in this interactive and inspiring workshop on Creative Confidence.

  • March 14, 2018
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Application deadline: March 9, 2018
This course covers both business and cultural topics from an Indigenous perspective. We will have ASL interpreters available on-site.

  • Session 1
    March 15, 2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Session 2
    March 16, 2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Session 3
    March 17, 2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Session 4
    March 18, 2018
    10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Registration deadline: March 16, 2018
Pro Bono Lawyer students present the top 10 legal issues faced by independent artists today. Let lawyers-in-training decipher the law jargon for you!

  • March 21, 2018
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Registration deadline: Early bird: March 16, 2018 / Final deadline: April 6, 2018
The Festival and Event Management Masterclass is an intensive 2 day programme designed to inform and inspire anyone involved in the business of creating, managing and developing festivals and events.

  • Day 1
    April 12, 2018
    10:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Day 2
    April 13, 2018
    10:00 am - 4:30 pm