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Founding artistic director of Manitoba Opera passes away in Vancouver Staff Writer, Winnipeg Free Press, December 12, 2014

Sean McManus joins Manitoba Music Staff Writer, Winnipeg Free Press, December 5, 2014

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Job Bank -

Aboriginal Program Guide (Part-time) Bilingual

Canadian Museum for Human Rights
App Deadline: 19 / 12 / 2014

ENG Camera Operator (Part-Time, Term)

Rogers Communications Inc.
App Deadline: 19 / 12 / 2014

Welcome to ACI Manitoba

ACI Manitoba is The Arts and Cultural Industries Association of Manitoba.  We are a not for profit organization dedicated to supporting the arts and cultural industries of Manitoba and helping to develop sustainable careers for those working in arts and culture. By providing opportunities for business skill development through our various  workshops, courses and seminars, we help you take your creative career to the next level.

On this website, you can find news, event listings, training information, job postings and much more.  Use the drop down menu at the top of the page and the sub-menus on the left hand side to explore the site, and if you have any questions or feedback, feel free to send an email to admin[at]

245 McDermot: A New Approach to the Creative Office

245 McDermot is a professional coworking space in the heart of Winnipeg’s Exchange District where creative people and organizations come together to work, share and grow. Offering a range of services from by-the-hour hot-desks, private offices, boardrooms, to classroom / event facilities, receptionist, wireless Internet and printing, 245 McDermot gives you the infrastructure you need to manage both the creative and business sides of your work.

More than just a shared workspace, members join a community of like-minded individuals ranging from designers to writers, to agents and artists. Run by ACI Manitoba, members also have access to a broad range of business and career development tools from Budgets 101 to International Market Development. Come join us in the new heart of Manitoba’s creative sector and find out what coworking can do for you!

Find policies and pricing information here. For more information and availability contact Cali Ramsey cali[at] or phone 204.927.2787.245 McDermot

ACI Manitoba
300 - 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0S6

Upcoming ACI Training & Events:

January 17 - April 11: ozhitoon jii-miigiweng (to create and share)
This program is for all emerging and professional artists and educators, Indigenous and non-Indigenous. Participants will learn how to create art workshops for in-school, after-school and community arts programs.

January 24'Writing the Grant' with Liz Barron
In this dynamic, participatory workshop, you will learn how to create a grant for your individual visual art practice, how to create a budget, how to manage and report on the grant once you get it.

February 3 - May 5: Art of Managing Your Career (deadline January 16)
A business course for self-employed artists and creative entrepreneurs. The course is open to anyone with an existing arts practice including actors, craftspeople, dancers, filmmakers, musicians, new media content creators, visual artists and writers. 

February 18: Applying for Exhibitions
The workshop will look at what is involved in preparing an application for an Exhbition: what to include in a CV; how to write an artist statement, bio, project proposal and cover letter; and how to prepare support materials.
Presented in partnership with MAWA. 

To register for any of these events, email Lindsey or phone 204.927.2787.