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July 2021

Lavender Menace

July 1 - November 30
Graffiti Gallery, 109 Higgins Ave
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0B5 Canada
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Free

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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Expressive Arts Certificate

July 1 - August 31
WHEAT Institute, 580 - 70 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1G7 Canada
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$7900

Explore the therapeutic use of Mindfulness, Poetry, Drama, Movement, and Music!  WHEAT Institute's Expressive Arts Certificate features a variety of talented expressive arts educators and artists, sharing knowledge born of years of practicing their crafts and honing their skills as artists, educators and helpers. The program can be done in one or two years, during weekend and summer courses, and includes Multi-modal Studio classes, Therapeutic Arts Weekends in the Content Areas of Music, Movement, Drama, Poetry and Mindfulness, as well…

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Earth’s Mother: Artist Mothers at MAWA Virtual Exhibition

July 1 - September 28
Free

A Virtual Exhibition of Works by Artist Mothers May 7 - August 28, 2021, on Facebook and Instagram Artist mothers juggle motherhood and the balance of their artistic practice. Caregiving can be associated with not being taken seriously as artists. Sadly, some women give up artmaking completely. Some return once the nest becomes empty. Some refuse to choose. Regardless we remain creators. The acts and demands of child-rearing are exhausting and challenging, but we make it work. Mothers stand united. We are giving back,…

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“Mide-wigwas: Transmediating” Angelina McLeod

July 2 at12:00 pm - August 7 at5:00 pm
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Free

*Please note that closures of our gallery, based on Manitoba Gov’t precautions, may arise. To be on the list for appointment visits contact info@urbanshaman.org or check our website for updates urbanshaman.org Main and Marvin Francis Media Gallery "Mide-wigwas: Transmediating" Director: Angelina McLeod Running dates: July 2 to August 7, 2021 Artist Talk: TBA Online virtual gallery can be viewed on www.urbanshaman.org *English info to follow after Ojibwe Ningikendaamin okwiinowang omaa gigeteminaanig odakiiwaang Agwi'idiwin Bezhig aki. Wiisaakodewininiwag owe odakiiwaan. Ningikendaamin ondinamaang…

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Stillness – Art Exhibition by Trish O’Sullivan

July 26 at10:00 am - September 9 at3:00 pm
Prairie Fusion Arts & Entertainment, 11-2nd Street NE
Portage la Prairie, Manitoba R1N 1R8 Canada
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Free

Stillness by Trish O’Sullivan Inspired by our Canadian landscape, capturing moments of stillness. Each painting represents a feeling of awe and tranquility that is freely given. One only needs to look around to see it. Artist Statement: My paintings are inspired by our Canadian landscape, how light plays across the water, or highlights a tress. I try to express how it makes me feel through my paintings. My feelings towards my surroundings are always changing and evolving and is represented…

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August 2021

Through the Eyes of an Artist: Retrospective by Jean Wiens

August 5 - August 17
Cre8ery, 2nd Floor, 125 Adelaide St.
WINNIPEG, MB R3A 0W4 Canada
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Free

Jean Wiens was interested in people and their behaviour as well as nature and our environment. She never realized how much she was influenced by others and their life experiences; however, it became evident in her art. She tried to create real and sometimes unreal worlds which she hoped would represent people from different walks of life and ages to build an understanding and an appreciation of and for. Much of her work deals with women’s issues – being a…

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Who’s at the Party, a solo exhibition by Alice Crawford

August 6 at8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba, 102 - 329 Cumberland Av
Winnpeg, MB R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

AANM is proud to present “Who’s at the Party” a solo exhibition by Alice Crawford. The exhibition will be available to view after August 6, 2021 on our website: aanm.ca/online-exhibitions Join AANM and Alice Crawford for a social distanced, outdoor opening reception of “Who’s at the Party”. The reception will take place at 329 Cumberland Ave. in the East parking lot. We will be projecting the artwork onto the side of our building in large format. Free snacks and drinks!…

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Literary Arts | Emerging Writers Intensive Online 2021

August 28 - September 3
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Box 1020 Box 1020
Banff, Alberta T1L 1H5 Canada
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$25

This workshop-based online program focuses on providing structured support for new fiction writers wanting to improve their writing skills. What does the program offer? An energizing, transformative experience designed to help participants take their fiction to a new level, this program is a perfect entry point into Banff Centre’s full suite of Literary Arts programs. This program offers new writers of fiction the opportunity to work on a portion of a manuscript in a workshop setting with editorial faculty. Participants will…

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November 2021

Literary Arts | Fall Writers Session Online 2021

November 29 - December 6
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Box 1020 Box 1020
Banff, Alberta T1L 1H5 Canada
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$25.00

Overview This 7-day online residency provides thematic teaching from faculty members, Q&A sessions and one-on-one workshopping. Instructors will discuss ideas, experiences, and obstacles that participants may be encountering with their writing across genre. What does the program offer? This program session will allow writers across genre to explore craft, voice and workshop their manuscripts with exceptional faculty Farzana Doctor and Orlando White. Faculty will share their own work, present talks and field questions about craft, and work with writers to…

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