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Becoming a Creative Entrepreneur ACI News Release – Feb 8, 2016

We need to discuss why Canadian culture is a public good By Kate Taylor, The Globe and Mail – Feb 5, 2016

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Job Bank -

Residence Counsellors

Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB)
App Deadline: 11 / 02 / 2016

Program Coordinator

The Writers' Collective
App Deadline: 12 / 02 / 2016

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.


Indigenous Artists Needs Assessment ReportIndigenous Artists’ Needs Assessment

ACI Manitoba has undergone several gatherings and circles with Indigenous artists across Manitoba to discuss the experiences of Indigenous artists, their professional needs and look into the future.

Visit our Indigenous Resources page for more informational documents.


Upcoming ACI Training & Events:

February 12: Application Deadline – Art of Managing Your Career

SOLD OUT February 13, 20 & March 5: ozhitoon jii-miigiweng (to create and share)
An artist educator program for those who would like to integrate Indigenous art in their lesson plans.

February 15: Work it
Present your creative work in progress and get feedback. Support and connect with other artists.

February 18: How Arts Council Juries Work
Understand the process of arts council funding.

February 24: Pricing Your Artwork
How to price your work for art auctions, fundraisers & more.

February 25: The Question About Content
Learn the basics of content marketing and how to evaluate which tools and platforms work best for your purposes.

February 27: Creative Entrepreneurship: Putting Your Arts Degree to Work
A 1-day career and creative development symposium for emerging artists and new grads

March 1 – May 24: Art of Managing Your Career
A business course for artists.

March 7, 8: Art of Managing Your Career for Indigenous Artists: Train the Trainer Workshop
Indigenous artists will learn business skills in the context of their unique worldview and perspective.

March 22: Early Bird Deadline – Festival & Event Management Masterclass

April 2: ACI Manitoba and aceartinc. present: Basic Tech Workshop
Learn the basics of setting up a/v tech for your events.

April 7 & 8: Festival & Event Management Masterclass
An intensive two day course designed to inform and inspire anyone involved in the business of creating, managing and developing festivals and events.

For more information, or to register for any of these events, email Lindsey or phone 204-927-2787.