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September 2020

Virtual Gallery Tour: A Year On The Water

September 1 - November 19

A virtual tour of Rosemary Dzus's "A Year on the Water" as seen in the Manawaka Gallery in Neepawa. For any families who might want to use this as a learning tool at home, here are some things to think about when viewing the exhibition:- What are some of the differences that you see in the paintings that show the passage of time? - Even though they’re all of the same place, do the paintings evoke different feelings? Why might…

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The Modernist by Catherine Opie & The Cedar, The Birch, Our Hands At Full-Mast, Behind The After by Kandis Friesen

September 1 - November 13
Plug In ICA, 460 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Free

Plug In ICA is excited to reopen our doors to the public starting on June 10, with the presentation of two solo exhibitions: The Modernist by Catherine Opie and The Cedar, The Birch, Our Hands At Full-Mast, Behind The After by Kandis Friesen. We will be open Wednesdays to Saturdays from 1-4 pm by appointment only. The Modernist Composed of over 800 black and white images, Opie’s debut film, The Modernist, presents a dystopic view of Los Angeles. The film…

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Lens Reflex

September 1 - October 28
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberlan Ave.
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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The Manitoba Craft Council has partnered with the Flash Photographic Festival to present Lens Reflex, a juried group exhibition exploring the intersection between fine craft and photography. Fine craft has an emphasis on slow, controlled, technique-focused handwork. While many craft mediums require extensive planning and methodical execution, photography offers opportunities for instant expression and experimentation. Photography offers controlled observation and, in the era of smartphone digital photography, immediate inexpensive documentation of our lives. Participating artists Sarah Crawley, Janine-Annette Littmann, Nicol…

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The Manitoba Rural & Northern Juried Art Show – Online

September 3 - October 20
Free

Despite the global pandemic, the online world will have the opportunity to take in the best contemporary visual art from across Manitoba this September. This year’s Manitoba Rural Northern Juried Art Show will feature 56 artists from the Central, Eastman, Interlake, Northern, Parkland, and Westman areas of the province, but, unlike previous years, will be hosted entirely online. The Manitoba Rural and Northern Juried Art Show stems from the desire to bring artists and their art together across geographic and cultural boundaries.…

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LURE

September 4 - October 31
C2 Centre for Craft, 1-329 Cumberland
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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The Manitoba Craft Council is pleased to present LURE, a solo exhibition of a new work in ceramics by Winnipeg artist Peter Tittenberger. His latest project follows a path that emerged from MCC’s Neurocraft in which Tittenberger was paired with neuroscientist Dr. Gilbert Kerouac to create work inspired by the brain. While the focus of that earlier work explored the role of the thalamus in fear and anxiety, this new series explores its opposite: desire. In this exhi- bition, Tittenberger…

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Online – Management Fundamentals

September 9 - October 21
$400

*This course runs Wednesdays, September 9, 16, 30, October 7, 14 and 21 (Readings and some coursework is required between online sessions) Elevate your HR management knowledge and skills by gaining a solid foundation to hire, develop and supervise non-profit staff in accordance with employment and safety legislation. This course is designed for those who are planning on, or have just begun leading a team of staff or volunteers. In this course you will develop skills to build and manage a…

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Miskwaabik Animiiki / Copper Thunderbird

September 11 - October 31
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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In partnership with Buhler Gallery, St. Boniface Hospital Ojibwe / English Mezinibii’iged / Artist Norval Morrisseau Miskwaabik Animiiki / Copper Thunderbird Ayizhiseg apii Sept 11 akoo Oct 31, 2020 akiiwang Running dates: September 11 to October 31, 2020 Celebrated Ojibway artist Norval Morrisseau was born in Fort William, Ontario, in 1932. Raised by his grandparents, he learned at an early age the teachings of his heritage from his grandfather Moses (Potan) Nanakonagos, a Midé shaman. The most widely recognized themes…

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Magpie Beauty

September 17 - September 29
Cre8ery, 2nd Floor, 125 Adelaide St.
WINNIPEG, MB R3A 0W4 Canada
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Free

Magpie Beauty by Patrick Treacy I am someone who dislikes clutter. I am also an artist who makes things using innumerable found materials, mostly from books and magazines. As a magpie gatherer, I am always conscious of the need for containment and organization or face chaos in my workspace. Thus there are many images of boxes in this work. On a general level, the concept of containment can include notions of mastery, control, discipline and entitlement. However the studio, as…

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FemFest 2020: Engaging Community

September 19 - September 26
$15 – $50

Featuring a laugh-out-loud music sketch revue, a solo show about inter-generational trauma, and pieces about grief and self-identity, Sarasvàti Productions’ FemFest 2020: Engaging Community will again put the stories of women centre stage. The annual festival of life-changing plays for everyone runs from September 19 – 26. This year's featured shows are Tita Jokes, bug, Monstrous, and Alice and the World We Live In. In addition, local performers will shine in cabarets, readings, and unique theatre performances set in downtown…

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Lavender Menace

September 20 - November 30
Graffiti Gallery, 109 Higgins Ave
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0B5 Canada
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Lavender Menace, a term first rooted in the American lesbian women’s movement for inclusion within feminism, now allows two pairs of Indigenous artists to gather, connect, and nourish each other’s growth to thrive as natural beings in ever-changing, estranged, rigid, urban environments. Metis artist, Chanelle Lajoie, mentors Ella G. in photography, capturing medicine and bodies amongst varying landscapes. Anishinaabe artist, Kiana Compton, mentors Sadie H.-C. in painting, referencing the natural and native elements of the nearby location, painting floral patterns…

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra Jazz at Preservation Hall

September 22 - November 17
Preservation Hall, 655 Empress St, Winnipeg, MB R3G 3P7
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 3P7 Canada
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$25

September 22, October 6, October 20, November 3 & November 17 Enjoy live jazz with members of the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra this fall at Preservation Hall! Book your table of 2, 4, or 6 people for dinner at Preservation Hall, prepared by renowned chef Tristan Foucault, and listen to trio jazz played by some of Winnipeg's finest musicians. Chef Foucault's journey has taken him from Winnipeg to Vancouver, to California – where he worked at the famous Michelin 3-star French…

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Master Class with Award Winning Filmmaker: Alan Zweig

September 24 at6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$20 – $40

 *Note:  This workshop will take place on Zoom. You will receive an email with the link to participate. About the Instructor Alan Zweig is one of Canada’s most acclaimed filmmakers. His work freshly escapes from the usual information and fact-based style of many documentary films and Zweig’s work bears his unique stamp. This special online Master Class will feature Zweig as he discusses his distinguished career and even addresses the issue of making his latest film (a sequel to his…

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Network Speaker Series – Meagan Byrne

September 24 at6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Are you working with Indigenous content? Our next session in the Network Speaker Series will focus on why digital projects that touch on Indigenous content should develop proper structure and Protocols. When we work with Indigenous content in the digital medium we often don’t consider the unique problems it presents. Meagan Byrne, an Âpihtawikosisân (Métis) Narrative Mechanics Designer and founder of Achimostawinan Games will share her knowledge about working with Indigenous content in the digital industry and why it’s important…

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Culture Days

September 25 - October 25

Join us for a national celebration where arts, culture, and creativity intersect. Indoors, outdoors, and online—discover the world of arts and culture across Canada. Reimagined to engage and delight despite the times, Culture Days has extended beyond the traditional Weekend to a 4-week interactive, immersive arts and culture experience happening across Canada in-person where possible, and online. From September 25 to October 25, 2020, lose yourself in a labyrinth of hundreds of virtual concerts, live shows, exhibits, demonstrations, workshops and…

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Needle Felting with Bison Hair – Culture Days 2020

September 26 - October 24
C2 Centre for Craft, 1-329 Cumberland
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

Needle felting with bison hair? Learn how to needle felt or experiment with an unusual fibre in this short craft session for beginners to experts. This activity was inspired by three pieces in MCML’s collection that were made from bison hair. During WWII, members of the Manitoba Craft Guild collected bison hair from the Assiniboine Park Zoo to experiment with alternatives to sheep wool, which was rationed at the time. The bison hair being used in this activity was collected…

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Conduct Interviews (Delivered Online)

September 30 at11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$50

You’ve designed an interview tool – now it’s time to gather the data. Join us to learn and practice strategies and techniques to conduct good interviews. This workshop will help you: • use good interviewing principles (e.g. probing vs. leading questions) • capture discussions (e.g. recording, note taking) • practice interview techniques Group: P&E Foundation Lead/Co: Sara, Erin

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October 2020

Leading4Impact

October 1, 2020 - March 31, 2021
$3200

Plan. Learn. Adapt. As a leader, you build your organization’s planning and evaluation culture – developing a shared direction, aligning efforts and sharing results.   Leading4Impact is a co-learning opportunity designed to increase your ability to plan, implement and sustain organizational planning and evaluation practices.   Leading4Impact equips you with change management knowledge, theories and approaches to effectively guide planning and evaluation initiatives. Focused on strengthening your organization’s planning and evaluation culture, Leading4Impact will explore: – how change impacts, and is affected by, individuals…

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Online: Fundamentals of Qualifying for Charitable Status

October 2 at9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$95

What is involved in applying for charitable status and being a registered charity, and is it right for our organization? What are the four heads of charity recognized at law, and do our purposes qualify? What is the difference between charitable purposes and activities? This workshop will answer these questions and help participants to understand the terminology used by lawyers and the Charities Directorate of Canada Revenue Agency when discussing incorporation, charitable purposes and the Application for Charity Status. We…

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Canada’s Music Incubator: Artist Manager Program

October 6 - November 12

Canada’s Music Incubator Moves Remaining 2020 Core Programs Online. CMI assists emerging artists, artist managers, and industry professionals through customized business development and ongoing mentorship. CMI’s Artist Entrepreneur and Artist Manager programs help to build businesses and grow careers by offering invaluable knowledge and experience to musicians and managers. The online programs are a new form of mentorship and an affordable alternative to their in-person programs. Artist Manager Program now Accepting Applications Artist Manager helps emerging managers, self-managed artists and transitioning…

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Online: Roles and Responsibilities of a Non-Profit Board

October 6 at4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$95

Board members of an incorporated, non-profit organization are legally responsible for the governance of the organization and are expected to develop, implement and monitor policies that will allow the organization to carry out its mission. Beyond their legal duties, board members are also important resources - they contribute to the culture, effectiveness, and strategic focus, as well as act as ambassadors and advocates for the work being done by the organization. While a board may appoint staff and/or committees to…

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Analyze Qualitative Data (Delivered Online)

October 7 at11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$50

Qualitve Data can tell a rich story about your program’s progress and impact. Join us to learn qualitative analysis concepts and processes, and have an opportunity to practice coding sample data. This workshop will help you: • manage qualitative data (e.g. preparing, cleaning and organizing your data) • understand qualitative analysis approaches • code and theme data Group: P&E Foundation Lead/Co: Cassie

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Online – Designing Volunteer Training & Orientation

October 8 at9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$95

Appropriate orientation and training is essential for volunteers to be successful in their role. This workshop is more than creating a checklist of information to include in your training program. You'll learn the key components of a solid training plan including how to evaluate the type of learning that needs to take place and matching it to the best delivery formats such as reading, testing, face-to-face, scenario-based, on-line, video, or on-the-job. Topics include: Developing an orientation and training plan Identifying…

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Basic Camera & Lighting with Quan Luong

October 10 - October 11
Black Lodge – Winnipeg Film Group, 304-100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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This course is designed for beginners and intermediate filmmakers who are interested in camera & lighting. Over the span of 2 days, you will learn basic camera knowledge, how to film with no budget with natural light, and low budget lighting practices. Saturday, Oct. 10th & Sunday, Oct. 11th | 2-5pm | Black Lodge (304-100 Arthur Street) Day 1: Iso/shutter/Iris/temp Focal length Camera movement Composition/depth Finding natural light Shoot a doc scene hands-on assignment Day 2: Front/fill/back light Mixing temperature…

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Online – Writing Persuasive Proposals – Oct. 15 & 20, 2020

October 15 - October 20
$145

*This course runs on Thursday October 15 AND Tuesday, October 20, 9:00am - 12:00pm (Readings and some coursework is required between online sessions) Join us for this workshop on persuasive proposal writing and learn how to take your proposal from paper to approval! Proposal writing is one of the most challenging but also rewarding parts of working in the non-profit world. We all operate on very tight budgets, so the opportunity to pursue new programs or projects can be very…

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Hand-Drawn Animation with Leslie Supnet

October 17 at1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$30 – $60

 *Note:  This workshop will take place on Zoom. You will receive an email with the link to participate. Create fast & fun hand-drawn GIFs between 3s – 10s long during this remote workshop with Leslie Supnet. Learn the basics of animation such as squash & stretch, easing, timing through the creation of animated GIFs. No experience necessary- just patience and willingness to learn! We will be drawing on paper – not in Photoshop. Afterwards, we can upload them to GIPHY…

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Online: Meeting Management and Minute Taking for Boards

October 20 at4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$95

Workshop delivered virtually via web conferencing! A well planned board meeting helps ensure effective board minutes are captured. Board meetings and minutes are a tangible record of the meeting for the board of directors and a source of information for those who were not able to attend. If the Board Chair and the Secretary work together to ensure that the agenda and meeting are well thought out, then capturing the minutes becomes a lot easier. This workshop is designed to…

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imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival

October 21 - October 24

The imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival is the world’s largest Indigenous festival showcasing film, video, audio, and digital + interactive media made by Indigenous screen-content creators. The Festival presents compelling and distinctive works from Canada and around the globe, reflecting the diversity of Indigenous nations and illustrating the vitality and dynamism of Indigenous arts, perspectives, and cultures in contemporary media. This year the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival will take place online from October 21-24, with Indigenous-focused panel…

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Carpathian Blues

October 25 at1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

Jazz music, since its humble beginnings in Congo Square, has been a fusion of folk, classical and popular music. As the artform spread, jazz embraced and adapted music from all over the world, giving us countless flavours and variations. To help the WJO explore folk music in jazz, six-time Juno nominee John Stetch joins the group as our special guest. Stetch, over the span of his 15 recordings, has fused classical and folk music with his own fearless creativity, boundless…

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Change Management Practitioner Certification

October 26 - October 30
$2800

Change Management Practitioner Certification An opportunity to enhance your ability to plan, implement and manage the impact of change CM500 and CM510 | Foundations 3 days | Practitioner 2 days APMG International Change Management   As change is inevitable, we need to develop our ability to deal with it – before, during and after it happens. Developed in partnership with the Change Management Institute, APMG Change Management certification is designed to equip you with knowledge, theories and approaches to implement successful change initiatives. This course…

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Online: Introduction to Volunteer Management (3 Days)

October 27 - November 10
$400

This workshop will provide staff and volunteers an opportunity to examine and practice the organizational and HR skills necessary to meet the challenges of a changing volunteer environment. October 27, November 3 & 10, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm each day. Readings and short assignments between sessions. Over the course of 3 sessions, this workshop will focus on imparting current best practices in volunteer management while helping participants develop and improve the competencies required to manage a strong volunteer program.…

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Online – Enhancing Relevance: Strategies for Building Partnerships

October 28 at9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$95

Partnerships are a strategic approach to enhance the relevance of your organization. In this online workshop, explore the types of partnerships that further your mission and are needed to build upon the changing demands and new mandates challenging your non-profit and community. Participants will be encouraged to bring ideas of potential partnerships to the workshop and work through the steps to build these partnerships to be meaningful and successful. This workshop is required to complete Volunteer Manitoba's Emerging Leaders Program. Who should attend: Executive…

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November 2020

Online – Proving Your Impact Through the Power of Story

November 4 - November 12
$145

*This workshop runs November 4 and 12 (Readings and some coursework is required between online sessions) Storytelling is identified as one of the essential competencies required of today's non-profit leaders. In this workshop participants learn to use stories to build strong connections, to engage their team, their funders and their clients, and to call more people to action. You will get hands-on practice, listen to great examples of powerful storytelling, and take away tools that will help you shape stories for…

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Online: Financial Responsibilities of a Non-Profit Board

November 17 at4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$95

Workshop delivered virtually via web conferencing! The number one job, and often the most puzzling and perplexing, of every board member is to understand financial statements and maintain the financial health of their organization. Board members must ensure that the organization is well-managed and that its financial situation remains sound. This workshop will help you gain a better understanding of your financial responsibilities as a board member, mitigating the risk to both you and the organization, and ensuring the financial…

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