News -

New MAC office in Brandon to open in September. City of Brandon and Manitoba Arts Council Form Unique Partnership.

Winnipeg artists lose 'sanctuary' after building deemed unsafe City says Ross Avenue building has serious fire and building code violations.

Calendar -

34th Annual Central Region Juried Art Exhibition Aug. 05, 2015 - Aug. 29, 2015

9th Annual Prairie Ripples Art Tour Aug. 29, 2015 - Aug. 30, 2015

Job Bank -

Writer And Content Editor

Palliser Furniture Holdings Ltd
App Deadline: 27 / 08 / 2015

Database Assistant

United Way Winnipeg
App Deadline: 28 / 08 / 2015

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:

September 4: September First Friday: Nyco Rudolph's Comicon Season Kickoff Show
Nyco Rudolph is a Winnipeg-based illustrator who loves film noir, horror comics, dinosaurs and all kinds of pop culture. Using a mix of traditional and digital mediums, Rudolph creates ferocious yet fun tributes to all of these things.

September 10: AGM + Ignite Winnipeg
ACI's Annual General Meeting is set to take place from 6 - 7PM on Thursday, September 10, followed by our very first Ignite Winnipeg evening of the new season. We'd love to have you join us! Hear the stories, passions and projects of Winnipeg's creative community.

September 13: Work It!
Present your work in progress, and we’ll work it! Anyone can bring anything they are working on and have up to five minutes to present it, ask for reactions, or get constructive feedback from everyone present. Even if you don’t have a work in progress, come down to support and connect with other artists!

October 13, 20, 27: Looking to the Future…Engaging Today and Tomorrow’s Volunteer
Participants will learn basic volunteer management skills and concepts specific to the arts and culture sector in this concise course. Participants who opt to take the additional half day train-the-trainer course will be equipped to teach the course to build capacity in their own organizations.

October 21: Build a Website Using Online Platforms: A MAWA bootcamp
Have you always wanted a website but haven’t gotten around to making one? Feeling intimidated by the technology and expense? This is the workshop for you!