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March 2021

Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts: How Many Roads

March 2 at6:30 pm - March 16 at8:30 pm
$75

HOW MANY ROADS ADULTS 16+ TUESDAYS: 6:30 – 8:30 PM | March 2 – 16 COST: $75 | INSTRUCTOR: John Einarson | CLASS LENGTH: 3 Weeks From Folk to Folk Rock – Learn the ways that Bob Dylan changed the musical universe. This 3 week multi-media course analyzes the early career and rise of Bob Dylan and his influence on both folk music and the advent of folk rock (The Byrds et al) between 1961 and 1968. Sit back and…

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Into the Nexus, The continuing voyage into the Dark & Surreal Artworks of Dan Hawksworth

March 4 - March 16
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

Into the Nexus is a follow up to Dan’s 2019 “Nexus of Realities” show held at cre8ery gallery and studios. This show, like many events, has been shaped by the changes in the world in the past couple of years with Dan continuing to channel his artistic vision through the interplay of beauty and darkness. These works showcase bizarre dream-like worlds that illustrate the pull between what is beautiful, what is ugly, what is life and its interactions with technology.…

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Online: Meeting Management and Minute Taking for Boards

March 4 at4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$95

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 help board members work as a…

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Henna: Traditions, Techniques, and Tips with Hanan Ahmed

March 4 at7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Hanan Ahmed will lead a fun, interactive demonstration and discussion about this traditional and modern art form. Hanan Ahmed lived in Egypt for many years and is originally from Sudan. She moved to Canada in 2013 and has been doing henna for brides, friends, family and festivals since 2007. She lives in Altona with her husband and 6 lovely daughters. Everyone is welcome to watch and learn! If you are interested in trying the techniques for yourself prepare by picking…

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Yesterday, by Elliana

March 5 - March 31
Free

Local artist Elliana works in a variety of mediums, her favorite being photography and textiles. Her textile works are on permanent display at The Centre of Hope and Union Gospel Mission and worn by various individuals around the world. Elliana’s paint and pottery works were showcased during a group show in 2019 at Artbeat Studio Inc. and can be found in various homes. Yesterday is her first solo show and the first  exhibition showcasing her love of photography. Artist Statement: The photographs in…

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“Swarm” Online Exhibition Program

March 5 at8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

Throughout Spring of 2021, Gallery 1C03 is pleased to host SWARM, an online exhibition program of the SWARM artist collective. In addition to a film screening, public discussions, performances, and community workshops, SWARM includes the launch of a digital exhibition on May 1 that features the work of 9 artist-researchers who explore possibilities for building cross-species networks of care and kinship through beading technologies, digital interfaces, embroidery, sculpture, storytelling, sound and performance works. Artworks are created by: Dallas Cant, Roewan Crowe,…

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Baby Beats (Music for Babies)

March 8 - March 31
Free

A class intended for parents and their infants/toddlers to explore pitch, rhythm, and sounds while developing fine and gross motor skills. The class will use common nursery rhymes and movement to expose little ones to musical foundations while bonding with their parent. Open to infants, toddlers, and their parents, this class is on Mondays and Wednesdays from January 11 - March 31, 1:00-1:30pm Brought to you by the Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts and Safe at Home MB For…

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Arts Unite – National Launch

March 8 - March 31
Free

artsUNITE / UNITÉ des arts is a free, centralized and comprehensive wayfinding service that connects artists and creatives to the resources they need. Our National Launch starts March 8 until March 31 with a jam-packed schedule of fun featuring a showcase from our first virtual artist residency, workshops on how to craft an artist bio, artist discussions on the unforgettable (or forgettable) year 2020 and the future of live online performances. We’re on a mission to unite the national Canadian…

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Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts: Irish Songs for Ukulele

March 14 at2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$25

This ukulele workshop is for beginner/intermediate players who have an interest in and/or love of Celtic music and want to add to their personal catalogue of songs. In this 90 minute workshop, you will learn: • A brief history of Celtic/Irish music. • Four (4) traditional songs, including ballad, waltz, jig, and folk style. • How to choose an accompaniment style to best suit each song. • Strum options: arpeggio, waltz (¾ time), backbeat, and others with variations in each…

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra – Safe At Home Concerts

March 15 - March 29
Free

Manitoba is blessed with a wealth of wonderful vocalists. There were too many great vocalists to fit into one program, so we created a “part 2”! This program will feature Erin Propp, Charlotte Martin, Nadia Douglas and Sol James, on some more great standards, all arranged by our own WJO musicians. Songs include Don’t You Worry ‘Bout a Thing, Too Late Now, One For My Baby and Too Close For Comfort. Thanks to Safe at Home Manitoba and the Assiniboine…

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Multidimensional New Media Performance with Sammy Chien

March 17 at7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

While we’re shedding away the old system that may not work for us anymore, we’re embracing, learning, and growing rapidly as we enter into new worlds that our deeper purpose calls for us. In this presentation, Sammy will share highlights of his past decade of works that focus on new media art in interdisciplinary performance context. Moreover, he will demonstrate his process of adapting live art towards virtual formats with the use of new media software such as Isadora, to…

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Creative Mornings Winnipeg: James Murphy and Ramir Diaz

March 18 at8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

James Murphy is the Community and Youth Liaison at the Manitoba Construction Sector Council. He presents to different audiences on careers in construction including elementary, middle years and high schools, immigrant settlement agencies, military in transition programs, employment centers, and Indigenous community agencies. He is invited to present at career fairs, information sessions and construction sector expos. James is a liaison between post–secondary institutions and employers to help link individuals to employment in the construction industry through work placements and job…

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MCC Spring Talks: Connie Chappel

March 18 at7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

The MCC is excited to be hosting a series of online artist talks via Youtube live! Our first speaker will be Connie Chappel. In Primordial Female Power, Connie Chappel will talk about the tree in art making as the universal Mother symbolizing all phases of life.

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Gorge Festival

March 20 - March 21
Free

GORGE is a two-day drag festival, that will be recorded on and broadcasted from Treaty 1 Territory, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This series of online events will feature the best of Winnipeg’s unique drag and performance communities. Winnipeg's drag scene is recognized for its collaborative community-based approach to the art form, setting itself apart from many other cities, who boast hierarchical, fame-based models, intended to uplift individual performers, while leaving others behind. This festival will provide opportunities for individuals and families (chosen…

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GORGE Festival

March 20 - March 21
Free

GORGE is a two-day drag festival, that will be recorded on and broadcasted from Treaty 1 Territory, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This series of online events will feature the best of Winnipeg’s unique drag and performance communities. Winnipeg's drag scene is recognized for its collaborative community-based approach to the art form, setting itself apart from many other cities, who boast hierarchical, fame-based models, intended to uplift individual performers, while leaving others behind. This festival will provide opportunities for individuals and families (chosen…

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Online: Introduction to Volunteer Management (3 Days)

March 23 - March 25
$400

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. Participants will develop a clear understanding of the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement, and how organizations (of all sizes) can implement the core components of the CCVI: the value of volunteer involvement, the guiding principles for volunteer involvement and the organizational standards of practice. Topics Covered Include:…

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Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts: Takin’ Care of the Music Business

March 23 at6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$25

Ever wonder why so many recording artists get the shaft? How do royalties, publishing and advances work? Let’s take a look at the ugly realities of the music business with The Beatles, Guess Who, Creedence, The Band, Alannah Myles and more. Sit back and relax with your favourite snacks and invite friends from anywhere to join in on the fun! For more information and to register, go to https://mcma.ca/takin-care-of-the-music-business/

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Plé

March 24
$10

The Plé Collective presents the public world premiere of Plé, a trilingual show (the first of its kind!) for elementary aged audiences and their families- in English, French and American Sign Language, online starting March 24th! Plé is a theatrical digital adventure that explores the idea of how language makes us different and how it makes us the same. During the show, we’ll dive into the imaginations of three adventurous gal-pals who will take you along with them as they…

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Canada Council for the Arts Info Session: Explore and Create

March 25 - March 26
Free

Are you an artist thinking about applying for a grant? We want to help you! Join our program officers for free virtual information sessions to learn more about applying under the Explore and Create program. As announced earlier this month, the Canada Council for the Arts has received an additional federal investment of $116.5 M to support artists and stimulate employment in the arts sector. A portion of $66 M will be invested in the Research and Creation and Concept…

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MCC Spring Talks: Nehal El-Hadi

March 25 at7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

The MCC is excited to be hosting a series of online artist talks via Youtube live! Taking place over the next few months, our second speaker will be Nehal El-Hadi. Writing about craft means writing about our world through the objects we create. Writing about craft and making is an invitation to write about the complex issues we face in everyday life: the environment, migration, labour, social relations, beauty, etc. In Text and Tactility: Perspectives on writing about craft, Studio…

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“Shadow of Dumont” Directed by Trevor Cameron

March 26 at7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cinematheque, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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Free

Detached from his Métis roots, and living in Toronto, Trevor Cameron pilots a campervan across North America to track the life and legacy of his childhood hero and great-great-great uncle, Métis leader Gabriel Dumont. Trevor follows the life path of Dumont, from his birth in what would become Manitoba, to his life further south and west as a buffalo hunter, husband, trader, hunter, negotiator, and businessman. We follow the events of the 1885 uprising and his escape from Canadian authorities…

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Kris Snowbird “Healing Dance”

March 27 at7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Free

Healing Dance performance project is a new take of the jingle dress and dance. The dress is made of the jingle cones called lids. The sound and the action of dancing is a complete performative statement. The movement of dance cannot act without sound. Therefore the sound of the lids and jingles create the rhythm and pattern. The performative body becomes one with the sound. These flat lids are hooked together by jump rings to make an armour style dress.…

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Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts: Incense and Peppermints

March 30 at6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$25

Let’s take a trip and examine psychedelic music and the artists who were experimenting with new sounds; the Beatles Sgt. Pepper album, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd; San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury, acid rock's epicenter, as well as Monterey Pop and the Summer of Love 1967 in all its colours and sounds. Sit back and relax with your favourite snacks and invite friends from anywhere to join in on the fun! For more information and to register, go to https://mcma.ca/incense-peppermints/

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April 2021

Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts: Celebrating Choral Music Part 2

April 1 - April 7
$35 – $50

Do you sing in a choir? Or faithfully attend live choral music events? If you’re missing that experience, I hope you’ll join in for an all-new celebration of choral music with MCMA. If you were able to join us for our winter Celebration of Choral Music, you’ll know we barely scratched the surface of the rich tradition of choral music. In this new installation, we’ll explore masterpieces from the Renaissance by Palestrina, great romantic works by Mendelssohn and contemporary favourites…

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Meryl McMaster “pēyakwan kīsik kakwāyaki-ispīhcāw / As Immense as the Sky”

April 1 - April 17
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Free

Meryl McMaster "pēyakwan kīsik kakwāyaki-ispīhcāw / As Immense as the Sky" Running dates in Main Gallery: March 5 to April 17, 2021 (email info@urbanshaman.org for appointment to visit) Virtual Gallery on our website in Main Exhibitions at urbanshaman.org In Plains Cree (English translation to follow) Meryl McMaster: pēyakwan kīsik kakwāyaki-ispīhcāw ka-isi kiskēyihtamahk tānimatahtwaw ka-miyāskatamahk ispayiwin wiyastāw itāhkōmitowin isi ēkwa mīna ka-isi nisitohtamahk kēhciwāk kī-taskiynaw. ni-nākatohkāmatowin ispayiwin ohci pē-ohcipayin nīswayak āniskostēwin nisitohnākwan isi mācihtāwin—pēyak itowahk pimastēw isi mēskanās ēkwānima āniskostēw āh-āyītaw…

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra – Safe At Home Concerts

April 1 - April 12
Free

Manitoba is home to people from all over the world! With this program, the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra celebrates our Chilean and Brazilian connection through guests Rodrigo Muñoz, Marco Castillo, and vocalist Amber Epp. Songs include Marco’s Brazilian Season, Rodrigo’s Cumbia Retro, and Rodrigo/Amber’s Oye Dime Que Paso. This program will be sure to warm you up for spring! Thanks to Safe at Home Manitoba and the Assiniboine Credit Union for making this program possible. The 30-minute concert can be accessed…

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Hypermarket Rupture

April 1 - April 17
Platform Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts, 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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Free

PLATFORM centre is pleased to announce the exhibition Hypermarket Rupture featuring new work by Jean Borbridge (MB), one of our 2020 PLATFORM Photography Award Winners. The show runs from 19 March – 17 April, 2021. Currently the gallery is open by appointment. Please note, 5 people will be allowed in the gallery at one time. When visiting us PLATFORM asks you wear a mask, maintain social distancing and to stay home if you are feeling sick. Please email us at outreach@platformgallery.org to schedule a viewing appointment. PLATFORM is…

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Christina Hajjar: Don’t Forget to Count Your Blessings

April 1 - April 17
Platform Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts, 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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Free

PLATFORM centre is pleased to announce the exhibition Don’t Forget to Count Your Blessings featuring new work by Christina Hajjar (MB), one of our 2020 PLATFORM Photography Award Winners. The show runs from 19 March – 17 April, 2021. Currently the gallery is open by appointment. Please note, 5 people will be allowed in the gallery at one time. When visiting us PLATFORM asks you wear a mask, maintain social distancing and to stay home if you are feeling sick. Please email us at outreach@platformgallery.org to schedule a…

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Flux by Lori Ferguson, Reymond Page, Xavier Mutshipayi

April 1 - April 13
Cre8ery, 2nd Floor, 125 Adelaide St.
WINNIPEG, MB R3A 0W4 Canada
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Free

A trio of gifted artists: Lori Ferguson, Reymond Page and Xavier Mutshipayi met to discuss what they wanted their exhibition to be about and there was only one thing about their present lives that they were sure of: everything is changing. The world is in continual upheaval. In every direction we look, we see change. We have witnessed everything from new social realities being shaped by global pandemic; to environmental unrest as people rise up demanding change; to social disturbances…

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Network Speaker Series

April 1 at1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

The next installment of our Network Speaker Series, featuring Jen Goertzen, is filling up quick! When you work in tech, you can design or develop for almost any industry—and there’s no reason to choose only one. You can switch industries with every role and continue to grow as a professional. How to grow into any role that you want In this Network Speaker Series installment, Jen Goertzen of Caribou and BRYTER will offer insights into anticipating and adapting to changes you experience when you jump…

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Feminine and Fierce

April 2
Free

AANM proud to present Feminine and Fierce a solo online exhibition by Charlene du Toit. Charlene du Toit is a mixed media artist that presents healing art through storytelling. She uses paper, paint and collage to express herself and her ideas. Charlene is a self-taught artist that was born and raised in South Africa and moved to Winnipeg in 2016 were she now lives her creative life daily. The inspiration behind the Feminine and Fierce Collection: Imagine for a moment…

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MCC Spring Talks: KC Adams

April 8 at7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

The Manitoba Craft Council is excited to be hosting a series of online artist talks via Youtube live! Taking place over the next few months, our third speaker is KC Adams. Clay is a catalyst for change, and a catalyst for reclaiming your own personal history. KC Adams will speak about her journey to working with clay, and how her connection with clay has helped her learn about her ancestors and her blood memory. Through her teachings, KC will share…

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Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts: Pop Music for Piano

April 10 at2:00 pm - May 1 at3:00 pm
$60

This course will take your interest in pop music and provide an understanding of how it works and how to play it. The course will give you some basic, yet commonly used theory that can be applied to pretty much every pop song. Learn to develop your ear to hear things that will help you learn music more easily. This class is designed for students who have completed 3-4 years of piano lessons or have the equivalent ability to sight-read…

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Spirited Ghosts: The Animated Films of Amanda Strong (Free Screening!)

April 12 - April 25
Free

Award winning Michif animator and interdisciplinary artist Amanda Strong creates stunning stop-motion 2D/3D animation as well as gallery/museum installations, published books and community-activated projects. Her beautiful, thought provoking puppet animation requires meticulous attention to detail and challenges conventional storytelling. Exploring Indigenous history, language and culture in a progressive manner her award-winning films have played at major festivals around the world including Cannes, Toronto International Film Festival and the Ottawa International Animation Festival. Strong received a BAA in Interpretative Illustration and…

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The Sum of All Parts by D’Arcy Singh

April 15 - April 27
Cre8ery, 2nd Floor, 125 Adelaide St.
WINNIPEG, MB R3A 0W4 Canada
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Free

Aristotle penned the quote “the whole is greater than the sum of its parts” some 2400 years ago. I’ve thought about the quote in it’s entirety for a long time and derived that in my case, as I was thinking, MY “whole” is the sum of ALL parts. This encompasses my family, my hardships, my accomplishments and all of my thoughts—good or bad. I can apply this to my ever-changing art interests and what challenges I tackle in the next…

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Online Webinar: “Relationship Building to Increase Engagement – Knowing your Audience” with Illana Hester

April 15 at2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

This second webinar from Illana Hester, Executive Director at The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH), will move from engagement to relationship and community-building for your visual arts institution. How do you make the decisions and choices for what you present online? How can you determine what content your visitors want, and how best to provide it? Illana will analyze what they have done at TOSH to engage with their community and build their audience, utilizing in-person and digital tools…

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Unruly Visions: The Aesthetic Practices of Queer Diaspora: A Lecture by Dr. Gayatri Gopinath

April 15 at7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

The University of Manitoba School of Art Gallery presents: Unruly Visions: The Aesthetic Practices of Queer Diaspora: A Lecture by Dr. Gayatri Gopinath In conjunction with the exhibition "cause to become" Presented in partnership with the gracious support of the University of Manitoba Institute for the Humanities. This talk traces the connections between Gopinath’s first book, "Impossible Desires: Queer Diasporas and South Asian Public Cultures" (2005), and her second book "Unruly Visions: The Aesthetic Practices of Queer Diaspora" (2018). "Impossible…

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Reduce, Reuse, Craft: An Earth Day Pop-Up Exhibit

April 21 at12:00 pm - April 24 at4:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1-329 Cumberland
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

Craftspeople have always been creative when it comes to the materials that they use or reuse. Whether this has been repairing clothing or repurposing materials, craftspeople have taken “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” to heart. This pop-up exhibit explores pieces from the Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library’s collection that repurpose materials and prevent items from entering landfills. Before throwing something in the trash take a minute to think about if it could be reused for a fun craft!

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Lucien Durey and melannie monoceros: A screening, a reading, and a discussion

April 22 at7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

The University of Manitoba School of Art Gallery presents: Lucien Durey and melannie monoceros: A screening, a reading, and a discussion nn conjunction with the exhibition "...a story in the middle..." Join us for a screening of Durey’s work and a reading by monoceros, followed by a conversation with both artists about the relationship between writing and visual art-making in their respective practices. Moderated by" a story in the middle" curator Blair Fornwald. Lucien Durey and melannie monoceros are interdisciplinary…

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New Indigenous Voices

April 23
Free

The National Screen Institute – Canada is now accepting applications for the 2021 edition of CBC New Indigenous Voices – a program for emerging Indigenous creators to build their media careers through online training and hands-on experience. CBC New Indigenous Voices is a full-time, 14-week online training program for up to nine Indigenous creators aged 18 to 35 to learn the essential elements of working in the film, TV and digital media industries. The curriculum is designed with traditional and spiritual elements.…

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Online Webinar: “Powering up the Arts in Manitoba” with Inga Petri

April 24 at10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Join us for a conversation about how we can combine our strengths, amplify our regional assets through existing and emerging platforms and tools to facilitate broad collaboration in and promotion of the arts. Manitoba Arts Network wants to help members embrace practical tools to minimize time and money spent and maximize on the opportunities by expanding your effectiveness and reach. Imagine: if we worked together more efficiently – what would that look like? How can we benefit from each other’s…

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Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts: From Sinatra to Presley

April 27 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Zoom, https://zoom.us/ + Google Map
$25

The music of the 1950’s exhibits some of the most dramatic shifts in popular music. In this course, find out how and why the music of the 1950s transitioned from Mom and Pop to teenagers. Sit back and relax with your favourite snacks and invite friends from anywhere to join in on the fun! Have to miss a class? Not to worry – Classes will be recorded and sent to participants as requested for a limited time following the delivery…

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Artist Talk: Kama LaMackerel – Interstices: towards a decolonial trans poetics of the future

April 29 at7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

School of Art Gallery is pleased to host a talk by Kama LaMackerel (they/them), a Mauritian multidisciplinary artist, educator, cultural mediator, writer, and literary translator who lives and loves in tio’tia:ke (Montréal), Canada. Their work is grounded in the exploration of justice, love, healing, decoloniality and self-and collective-empowerment. Kama’s artistic practice spans across textile, visual, poetic, digital, and performative work; their work is at once narratological and theoretical, at once personal and political. A firm believer that artistic practices have…

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Creative Mornings Winnipeg: Procrastinate

April 30 at8:00 am - 9:30 am
Free

Our CreativeMornings theme for this month is Procrastinate. In that game of waiting-waiting-waiting until it’s almost too late but not quite, a coiled spring of potential energy hides, ready to leap into action at a moment’s notice. Narrowing a timeline can be a fruitful creative constraint, an exercise in trusting the unknown. When a window of opportunity shrinks, improvisation and spontaneity might unfurl like a flower in a time-lapse video blooming at super speed, a confetti cannon of petals bursting in full…

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May 2021

Youth Choir Camp

May 1 - May 25
Free

Do you want to improve musically in a safe and fun environment? Are you looking to connect with other LGBTQ2* youth and allies? If so, we'd love to have you be a part of our virtual choir camp! No audition required - just a love for singing and community building. Rehearsals Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00pm on ZOOM March 9 - May 25, 2021 Thank you to Safe at Home Manitoba for making this project possible

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Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts: Musical Adventures

May 1 - May 15
$60

Does your child love to sing and play? This course is designed to provide a strong musical foundation for learners in a fun-filled environment. Musical concepts including rhythm, melody, dynamics, and basic music notation will be presented through song, games, and activities. Students will be introduced to a variety of musical selections and instruments while focusing on developing listening skills. Using everyday objects found in the home, we will craft simple instruments for music-making! Parents should plan to attend the…

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Ełexiìtǫ ; Ehtsʼǫǫ̀ / Connected ; Apart From Each Other By Casey Koyczan

May 1 - May 29
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Free

"Ełexiìtǫ ; Ehts'ǫǫ̀" is an interactive installation that communicates the journey of learning more about one's culture through distance education and research; utilizing and adapting to work with technology and communication tools as viable resources for learning language, tradition, stories, and spiritual beliefs. After leaving my hometown of Yellowknife when I was seven years old, a disconnect of my culture started to form; I lived all over Western Canada and even though I have met some amazing people and experienced…

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Rural Roots: Home Grown

May 1 - May 11
Cre8ery, 2nd Floor, 125 Adelaide St.
WINNIPEG, MB R3A 0W4 Canada
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free

Rural Roots, Home Grown featuring the works of Lori Zebiere, Michele Campbell, Huguette LaCroix Gauthier & Autumn Robbie-Draward. Open Thursday, April April 29 - May 11, 2021 Tuesday to Friday, 12-6pm; Saturday 12-5pm Click HERE for art samples and information for each artist! Rural Roots: Home Grown is all about cultivating connections and nurturing relationships—between people, people and animals, people and places. The exhibition features works by artists Michele Campbell, Huguette LaCroix Gauthier, Autumn Robbie-Draward and Lori Zébière, who gather…

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Overdressed

May 1
Free

AANM is proud to present “Overdressed” by Marie LeBlanc. LeBlanc’s exhibition will coincide with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS) Awareness month (May). LeBlanc lives with MCS which has resulted in her living and traveling out of her van. This exhibition explores the nomadic life that LeBlanc lives, travelling south in the winter and back to Canada during the warmer months The exhibition will be fully available on AANM’s website (aanm.ca) under “online exhibitions” after May 7th 2021. Images of the exhibition…

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mapping elsewhere: A Reading by Mariana Muñoz Gomez

May 6 at7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

The University of Manitoba School of Art Gallery presents: mapping elsewhere: A Reading by Mariana Muñoz Gomez In conjunction with the exhibition "cause to become" "cause to become" artist Mariana Muñoz Gomez will launch her new artist book, "mapping elsewhere", and provide a live reading of the book in full. In "mapping elsewhere", Mariana Muñoz Gomez thinks through topics of memory, relation, movement, land, and place. "mapping elsewhere" is a book of drawings and text rooted in the experiences and…

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Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts: Intro to Brazilian Music

May 6 at7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$35 – $50

Take a trip into the universe of Brazilian music and its history with renowned Winnipeg guitarist and musician, Marco Castillo. Join Marco for a journey into the music of Brazil, its influences, developments, and relevant facts. We will listen and learn about the diverse styles of Choro, Samba, and other rhythms; the bossa-nova era, and the evolution of samba and carnaval. Marco will also explore the effects of twenty-one years of military dictatorship in Brazil on the culture, the festivals…

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Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts: Picking and Strumming Bootcamp

May 8 at1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$25

Caught up in the straight-shuffle-up-down doldrums? Looking to add to your strumming technique? Every song need not be played with the island strum. In this 90 minute Picking and Strumming Bootcamp, we’ll explore techniques and strum patterns, including mutes/chucking, fan strum, and triplets to help spice up your playing. This class will be delivered through Zoom. For more information and to register, go to https://mcma.ca/picking-and-strumming-bootcamp/

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Deep Character: From People To Plot

May 9 at1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$60

The best stories feature characters who fascinate and engage us as they undertake transformative journeys. In this three-hour online workshop, we will do lots of guided writing geared toward developing a deeper understanding of your fictional characters and how their wounds and desires can lead to a muscular and gripping plot no matter the story subject. By the end of the workshop, you will walk away with a more intimate attachment to that person that lives in your head and…

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MCC Spring Talks: Amina Haswell

May 13 at7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

The Manitoba Craft Council is excited to be hosting a series of online artist talks via Youtube live! Having taken place over the past few months, our last speaker will be Amina Haswell. Brooms are used all over the world for daily and ritual cleansing of spaces. As the most common household tool every corner of the globe has relied upon readily accessible materials and time tested methods to make these essential household tools. The materials used vary from country…

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Arts Reach: The Top 7 Strategies to Make it Easy for Audiences to Return

May 20 at1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Venues are opening up. Are you ready for the “new normal?” Find out what successful organizations are doing to ease anxiety and make the transition back to live performances a safe, enjoyable and comfortable experience for all. Click here to register for FREE: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/386917457126329869 Enregistrez-vous pour faire partie des équipes de bénévoles pour le patio 340 — le bar culturel, estival bilingue de Winnipeg. / Register to be part of the volunteer teams for Patio 340 – Winnipeg's bilingual summer cultural…

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“I Love Me!” A self-care expressive arts workshop

May 30 at2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

A 1-hour self-care workshop led by Anna Bigland-Pritchard to nourish a sense of FUN, LOVE and GRATITUDE within our bodies. ⁠ 🗓️ May 30th⁠ (Register by May 29) 🕛 12pm PDT/2pm CDT⁠ 🖥️ on Zoom⁠ 💸 by donation to Rainforest Flying Squad, Ancient Forest Alliance⁠, or another wilderness protection organization in your area. ✏️Register by MAY 29th at ⁠https://www.annabiglandpritchard.com/contact-1 BLURB Summer is just about here, which means we may be faced with unhelpful and triggering pressure to be "beach ready."…

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June 2021

NSI Art of Business Management – Indigenous Edition

June 1 - June 30
$50 – $350

The National Screen Institute invites Indigenous screen content creatives, committed to developing a career in producing, to apply for NSI Art of Business Management – Indigenous Edition. Through this four-month, part-time online training and mentorship program, you will develop essential business management skills while creating a project plan for a feature film or web series you are currently developing. Program dates: March to June 2021 Location: Online Application deadline: Friday, February 12, 2021 at noon Central Time Cost: $50 non-refundable…

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Lori Blondeau: I’m Not Your Kinda Princess

June 1 - June 19
Plug In ICA, Unit 1, 460 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0E8 Canada
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Free

Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art is incredibly honoured to present I’m Not Your Kinda Princess by Lori Blondeau, a survey of work curated by Nasrin Himada. I’m Not Your Kinda Princess integrates a broad selection of accumulated works over the artist’s celebrated career along with a newly commissioned installation titled Stones From My Kokum’s House. The exhibition will be open by appointment March 11 to June 19, 2021. Lori Blondeau is Cree/Saulteaux/Métis from Saskatchewan. Since the 1990s, Blondeau’s artistic…

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Online Spring Art Classes with Forum Art Centre

June 1 - June 26
Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0X7 Canada
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Free

Forum Art Centre online art classes for Spring are ready to go. Support our art community and artist instructors by registering for one of the amazing online classes that they have built. Register now if you are craving a classroom community. We have options for kids, teens, and adults…something for everyone needing that art class feeling. https://www.forumartcentre.com/classes/ Many of our line up starts when you register, although some classes are on a 10 week schedule starting April 19th. We have…

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Form(er)

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

The Manitoba Craft Council is pleased to present Form(er), a solo exhibition of new work by Carissa Baktay. Curated by Jenny Western, this exhibition features a series of  works in glass and horse hair. "Both glass and horse hair have been used as utilitarian and artistic materials for millennia but are often over looked as a commonplace material we no longer notice, or in the case of horse hair, an unsightly animal byproduct. This exhibition seeks to present these materials in an…

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VP LEARNING LABORATORIES – Face the Land with Kaoru Ryan Suzuki

June 2 at7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Video Pool Media Arts Centre, Unit 300-100 Arthur Street + Google Map
Free

Face the Land - Connecting to the Land through Performance Art using automated drone flight paths powered by the sun! Instructor: Kaoru Ryan Suzuki Date: Wednesday, June 2nd – (7pm – 8:30pm) CST Cost: FREE Learn about the Face the Land nature-based performance art method, which includes land-based performance techniques, performance documentation methods, and a digital distribution strategy. We will discuss automated drone flight paths and multi-camera video rigs to document live performances for an online audience as well as…

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RBC $10,000 Emerging Filmmaker Pitch Competition

June 4
Free

The RBC Emerging Artists Project helps artists bridge the gap from emerging to established, and supports organisations that provide the best opportunity to advance their career trajectory. RBC supports arts organisations and artists in a range of genres including visual art, music, theatre, performance, literature and film. Gimli Film Festival is the largest film festival in Manitoba. Over the past 21 years, our audience, sponsors and partners have supported and shaped the festival into what it is today. We showcase fiction feature…

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Might to Save, a solo exhibition by Ryan Dyck

June 4 - June 30
Free

AANM is proud to present, Might to Save a solo exhibition by Ryan Dyck. Mighty to Save is a series of portraits exploring the hero as subject. The body of work explores themes of power and rescue. Six Marvel superheroes including Thor, Iron Man, Hulk, Black Widow, Hawkeye and Captain America portray action, strength and presence. Superheroes are known to save the day. But none compare to the ultimate and original hero and Saviour, Jesus Christ. He saves lives and…

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra Women in Jazz Symposium

June 5 at10:30 am - 2:00 pm
$15 – $25

The Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra invites students, educators, and jazz enthusiasts to participate in this event as a source of education, inspiration, and to broaden the discussion of nurturing young women in their pursuit in jazz. Join us in this live-virtual experience where we will learn, connect, and make music. Includes jazz creativity workshops and learning about the many women who helped shape jazz since its inception.

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Artbeat Studio’s Biannual Show: Group 32

June 7 at8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

Please help us celebrate our newest alumnae over Zoom! In lieu of an in-person reception to abide by health orders, this event will feature a virtual artist panel and words from Artbeat staff and volunteers. The artwork of Group 32 will be available 24/7 for viewing and purchasing June 18th - 24th in our virtual art gallery. A link will be sent out when the site is live. Sign up for your ticket to receive a Zoom link to join!…

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Peech’s and Corinnes Fine Art and Photography Exhibition

June 10 - June 22
Cre8ery, 2nd Floor, 125 Adelaide St.
WINNIPEG, MB R3A 0W4 Canada
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Free

Pat Peech and Corinne Flaws have worked together in the Information Services field for many years where they have used their creativity to solve complex technical business problems. Now that they are retired, they have re-united to funnel their creativity in more playful artistic endeavours. Peech’s and Corinne’s show uses photography and paintings to portray the lighter side of life, creating colourful images to awaken the spirit of playfulness and peaceful images to calm your soul and invoke a feeling…

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Writing Persuasive Proposals – Volunteer Manitoba

June 16 - June 23
$145

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 enticing, but the competition is strong. An increase in demand from other non-profits, a reduction in the availability of government grants, and more…

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“The Messenger” online film screenings

June 18 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

To celebrate National Indigenous Peoples' Day, the Winnipeg Film Group's Cinematheque, Urban Shaman Aboriginal Art Gallery, and imagineNATIVE are pleased to present the short film program The Messenger curated by Kaitlynn Tomaselli, imagineNATIVE. "The Messenger" June 18th from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm CDT Directors: Alexandra Lazarowich, Rhayne Vermette, Morningstar Angeline, Lisa Jackson, Amanda Kindzierski, Sharon Isaac, Trinity Linklater, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, Justina Neepin, Jessica Lea Fleming, Sonya Ballantyne, Theola Ross, and Caroline Monnet. Curated by Kaitlynn Tomaselli https://watch.eventive.org/wfgcinematheque/play/60b7d3e7e240a60070db90a6 This program…

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Diversity in Glass Practices: A Panel Discussion

June 19 at2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1-329 Cumberland
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

In celebration of Carissa Baktay’s show Form(er), join us for Diversity in Glass Practices, a digital glass panel on June 19th, 2021 at 2pm on Youtube Live Helen Delacretaz will moderate a conversation about contemporary approaches to working with glass with contemporary glass artists Carissa Baktay, Warren Carther, and Ione Thorkelsson. Baktay, Carther and Thorkelsson will present their creative practices lead by Delacretaz, providing insight to their creative directions, technical considerations, and concepts that contribute to the diversity of contemporary…

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MSA Art Appreciation Event#4 – Francoise Gilot

June 23 at8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Manitoba Society of Artists invites you to our series of interactive art appreciation events by zoom. Format of our meetings is 30 minutes of  presentation about the artist, followed by 30 minutes participant discussion. To receive zoom link, email your request to penink@me.com Wednesday July 7 at 7pm.  Thursday July 8 at 11am Event #4: Françoise Gilot (French, b. 1921) Françoise Gilot has had an extraordinary life. Her relationship with Pablo Picasso and friendship with many of his great…

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Transcendence Jacobus van Houdt

June 24 - July 6
Cre8ery, 2nd Floor, 125 Adelaide St.
WINNIPEG, MB R3A 0W4 Canada
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Free

Transcendence by Jacobus van Houdt Gallery Hours: June 24 to July 6: Tuesday to Friday, 12-6pm; Saturday, 12-5pm Cre8ery Location: 125 Adelaide Street, 2nd Floor Contact: jordan@cre8ery.com or 204-944-0809 A Percentage of Sales will be donated to Arcane Horizon, supporting those with developmental disabilities. Jacobus van Houdt is a self taught artist from Winnipeg, Canada. From an early age, Jacobus has pursued his passion of art through various mediums including ink, water colour, and acrylic. Symbolism and impressionism have had…

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Group Mentorship Course – The AFC

June 30 at9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$

Are you looking to make a career shift to a new role in your arts discipline or hoping to make a significant transition to a brand new career inside or outside the arts and entertainment sector? Maybe you are embarking on career exploration for which you need guidance and insight? If yes, the Group Mentorship Course could be for you! Through this one-month mentorship experience, you will have access to 3 seasoned professionals in the arts and entertainment sector – dance, theatre, and film & TV. Check out the project page for more information on who…

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July 2021

Making a Riddle out of a Solution

July 2 at8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba, 102 - 329 Cumberland Av
Winnpeg, MB R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

Join AANM for the opening reception of Making a Riddle out of a Solution, a solo exhibition by Margaret Switala. The exhibition will also be available to view online at https://aanm.ca/online-exhibitions after July 2, 2021. In the East parking lot of 329 Cumberland Ave. AANM will be projecting the artwork in large scale onto the side of the building. Free snacks and drinks will be available. Masks and social distancing are required. The opening reception will only occur if Manitoba…

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Visual Escapology – Renay Taylor Besant

July 8 at12:00 pm - July 20 at6:00 pm
Cre8ery, 2nd Floor, 125 Adelaide St.
WINNIPEG, MB R3A 0W4 Canada
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Free

This collection showcases dramatic abstract artworks by Renay Taylor-Besant, through which she offers unique interpretations of the abundant joy and beauty in the world around us. Renay’s paintings are inspired by colours glimpsed in nature, her travel to beautiful locales and imagined worlds. Renay uses bold colours and textures on the canvas to represent energy and movement, happiness and connection – but also invites the viewer to explore the details of each piece, and to become immersed in their own…

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Presentation by Visting Curator Grace Deveney

July 8 at7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Zoom, https://zoom.us/ + Google Map
Free

School of Art Gallery Visiting Curator Grace Deveney will give a presentation on her curatorial practice and writing, by presenting notes on the exhibitions that have influenced her work, shows she has curated at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and in other spaces as a guest curator. Deveney will discuss the overarching themes and interests that drive her research, which include media, language, landscape, and the ways artists use materials to create metaphors that speak to history and lived…

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Worldings: A Virtual Conference

July 9 at11:00 am - July 11 at3:30 pm
Free

Worldings: A Virtual Conference July 4, 9, 10 & 11, 2021 For full information please visit Griffin’s website: https://www.griffinartprojects.ca/events/worldings-a-virtual-conference Presented by Griffin Art Projects and Urban Shaman, Worldings: A Virtual Conference brings together a weekend of collaborative panels facilitated over Zoom exploring the unique artis- tic perspectives and histories that exist in Canadian and South African experience as seen through the eyes of artists, writers, curators and activists. Coinciding with the presentation of the solo exhibition William Kentridge: The Colander,…

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VP Code Jam

July 9 at7:00 pm - July 16 at9:30 pm
Video Pool Media Arts Centre, Unit 300-100 Arthur Street + Google Map
Donation

This audio/visual coding jam will allow artists and coders to collaborate and experiment with using coding to create new ideas. Dates: Friday, July 9th – (7pm – 9pm) CDT Introduction Session – One week collaborative process – Friday, July 16th – (7pm – 9pm) Show and Tell Instructors: Adrian Cheater and Kofi Oduro After an introductory session with Adrian and Kofi artists and coders will have an intensive week of experimentation.  During this time they will have access to the instructors…

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AANM Accessibility Audit

July 20 at7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

The Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba is creating an accessibility audit informed by the disability community! In order to do the most effective audit possible, we are reaching out to disability and cultural groups in the community. We want to hear from you! Our community is diverse and needs can vary. We want your input so the results of our audit can be meaningful to you. We plan to host a community consultation via zoom on Tuesday July 20 and July…

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August 2021

Expressive Arts Certificate

August 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

August 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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Stillness – Art Exhibition by Trish O’Sullivan

August 1 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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“Mide-wigwas: Transmediating” Angelina McLeod

August 1 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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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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Wide Open, Exhibition by Lee Beaton

August 19
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

Life is complex and we view ourselves through the filters thrust upon us by our circumstances. Exploring colour, texture, and perspective in a variety of mediums and styles, I share a part of myself in each piece. From the hypnotic turn of the wheel to the stroke of the brush on canvas or paper, a sense of intrigue and mystery shines through in the beauty created. Creating artworks that are significant to my life, referencing my past and how it…

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Art Saves Lives 2021 – Artbeat Studio Inc

August 23 - August 30
Zoom, https://zoom.us/ + Google Map
Free

At Artbeat Studio Inc, we know that creative practice has huge benefits for mental health. Literally, art saves lives. This year, you can help keep this organization’s heARTBEAT going by participating in our online fundraising auction! We have 20 pieces by alumni and community members open for bidding. All the proceeds go towards Artbeat programming – our artist residency, urban arts centre, and community outreach. The auction opens on August 23 and runs 24 hours a day until 7:00 pm…

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FLASH Photographic Festival 2021: #printharvest

August 25
Free

FLASH is running #printharvest again for 2021. Last year 66 photographers gave us ONE file. Those images then went on sale for $50 each, but here’s the catch... Only ONE 8x10 print of each file will be printed, so when it’s gone it’s gone! We raised over $1600 for Winnipeg Harvest (now called Harvest Manitoba) and a bunch of people got some great art for their walls from Manitoba photographers. (Hey Saskatchewan, if you want to join in then we…

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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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September 2021

Tailings Pool, a temporary public art project by Tsēmā Igharas

September 17 - October 3
87 Higgins Ave Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B0B3 Canada + Google Map
Free

Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art’s STAGES 2021 biennial is pleased to present Tailings Pool, a temporary public art project by Tsēmā Igharas, which will take place offsite at 87 Higgins Ave from September 17 to October 3, 2021. An inviting, shimmery turquoise pool of water or a festering cesspool of toxicity? That is the question being offered by Tsēmā, whose work satirizes our insatiable consumption of natural resources. Hiding in plain sight, making it all seem safe, are bodies…

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Musical Cities: New York

September 22 - September 29
$50

“Musical Cities” returns this fall with a journey to one of the most vibrant and exciting cultural destinations in North America, New York City. New York started to grow as an artistic centre in the 1830s with the rise of musical societies and concert series. The New York Philharmonic was formed in 1842, and the Metropolitan Opera House opened in the late 1880s with performances of Italian opera, followed soon after by Carnegie Hall. The first renowned classical composers to…

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VP Learning Laboratories: Making Environmental Data Meaningful

September 23 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Video Pool Media Arts Centre, Unit 300-100 Arthur Street + Google Map
$25

Environmental Data is often an abstract concept, detached from the complexities of the space or situation it describes. Using citizen science, coding and making, Michael creates narratives for environment data that produce an emotional and relatable dimension. Working with a variety of coding languages, data is brought to life through performance and interactive sculptures. Michael will give an overview of his practice, focusing on works that involve environmental data and will highlight some tools and techniques he uses to transcribe…

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Dancing in the Streets: The Motown Records Story

September 30 at7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$25

The music of Motown played an instrumental part in popular music’s history. Find out how an African-American entrepreneur and a collection of Detroit singers and musicians transformed popular music. Sit back and relax with your favourite snacks and invite friends from anywhere to join in on the fun!

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October 2021

Nights of Intrigue: A Rope Performance by Knotyourpeach for Nuit Blanche

October 1 - October 22
Bevvy Teyems, 224 Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1N6 Canada
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By donation

These will be pre-registered events in which you can sit down and watch the intrigue of an in-person rope performance. Rope Suspension - Bondage - Shibari are some of the terms you may know it by. But don't shy away from this artistic expression and performance by what you think you might know. Watch Maeve and Merry share this delightful experience with you. This event is 18+, photo ID will be required, as well as proof of vaccination to comply…

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Cowboys and Characters

October 1 - October 12
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

“Cowboys and Characters” A unique ride through the selected works of Diamond Doug Keith “Diamond Doug Keith” is a Western Painter, Portrait Artist, Cowboy Cartoonist and a Cowboy Poet. He loves to capture the cowboy way of life in his paintings, his life of cowboys and characters. For most of his life DD has had either a paintbrush or a set of bridle reins in his hand. His main painting medium is Acrylic paint utilizing both a wet and dry…

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Mothering a solo exhibition by L. Zastre

October 1 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
329 Cumberland ave, 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

AANM is proud to present Mothering a solo exhibition by L. Zastre. L. Zastre is a self-educated artist, social justice and mental health advocate, survivor and mother living with a disability on Treaty 1 Land. Through the use of pencil, ink and paper, L.Zastre explores themes of motherhood from a diverse perspective. This exhibition will be available to view online at https://aanm.ca/online-exhibitions/ after October 1, 2021. On October 1, 2021 join AANM for the opening reception which will be an…

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Winnipeg Comedy Festival 20th Anniversary

October 5 - October 10
Gas Station Theatre, 445 River Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 0C3 Canada
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Winnipeg Comedy Fesitval Logo with a banana peel

When the Winnipeg Comedy Festival (WCF) began in 2002, only a small handful of local comedians populated Winnipeg’s standup stages, but as the festival celebrates its 20th year, the city is positively bursting with homegrown talent. “Winnipeg’s comedy scene is as big and as funny as I’ve ever seen it,” says Artistic Director, Dean Jenkinson. “The Winnipeg Comedy Festival couldn’t be prouder to showcase Winnipeg talent alongside some of the very best in Canada.” Leading the charge on Tuesday, October…

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Nights of Intrigue: A Rope Performance by Knotyourpeach for Nuit Blanche

October 13 at6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bevvy Teyems, 224 Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1N6 Canada
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These will be pre-registered events in which you can sit down and watch the intrigue of an in-person rope performance. Rope Suspension - Bondage - Shibari are some of the terms you may know it by. But don't shy away from this artistic expression and performance by what you think you might know. Watch Maeve and Merry share this delightful experience with you. This event is 18+, photo ID will be required, as well as proof of vaccination to comply…

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Bossamba with Marco Castillo

October 13 at7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$19 – $39

Quiet Nights and Quiet Stars. Quiet chords on my guitar. Floating on the silence that surrounds us. Oh, the picture that paints! The understated sophistication that is Jobim's music forever shapes our view of Brazil, its people and its music. Music has always been a vitally important part of Brazilian culture and, unsurprisingly, the infectious rhythm of bossa nova and samba was an instant hit upon its arrival in North America. Marco Castillo joins the WJO for performances of Jobim,…

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Musical Storytime

October 16 - October 20
Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts, 515 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3E9 Canada
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$90

What can we find as we tiptoe through the forest, fly through space, or zoom around in a car? This group will explore a new theme each week through singing, movement, crafts, and books. This hands-on group is a fun and engaging place to introduce your children to early musical concepts such as basic rhythms and matching pitch. **Please note that since this is an in-person class, all children participating must be accompanied by a fully-vaccinated adult. Proof of vaccination…

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AANM’s 2021 AGM and Artist Talk

October 21 at6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom, https://zoom.us/ + Google Map

Join AANM for its AGM followed by an artist talk with mel monoceros, a poet and interdisciplinary artist exploring polysensory production and somatic grief through text/ile and film. AGM: 6pm-6:45pm Break: 6:45pm-7pm Artist Talk: 7pm-8pm ASL interpretation and live captioning will be available. To attend this event email Jenel Shaw at info@aanm.ca to receive the Zoom link. Thank you to the Assiniboine Credit Union for sponsoring this event! Poster Description: The background is an olive green. In the left upper…

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