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Arts in the service of learning By: Guy Dixon, The Globe and Mail – September 29, 2016

Hill Strategies Releases Reports on Museums and Heritage Organizations September 28, 2016

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Job Bank -

Box Office, Group Sales & Patron Services Manager

Rainbow Stage
App Deadline: 30 / 09 / 2016

Graphic Artist/Marketing Assistant

Aerotech Herman Nelson International Inc
App Deadline: 30 / 09 / 2016

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.


Upcoming ACI Training & Events

September 30 (Registration Deadline): Coach Access Program: Financial Management for Small Non-Profits
Basic understanding of what boards and management need to know to manage money in a non-profit setting.

October 6: Flash Fest Opening Reception & AGM
ACI's Annual General Meeting is set to take place on Thursday, October 6th, followed by our Flash Festival Opening Reception.

October 6: Open Drum Circle
ACI Indigenous Programs and Manitoba Moon Voices Inc. host an open monthly gathering to celebrate Indigenous arts and culture.

October 7: October First Friday: Indigenous Filmmakers Association
Winnipeg's Aboriginal Film Collective will be hosting our next First Fridays event.

October 14 (Registration Deadline): The Art of Collaboration: Harnessing the Power of Partnerships
A comprehensive foundation course for leaders in all sectors that develops core competencies for initiating and managing collaborations and partnerships.

October 14 (Registration Deadline): Community Arts Practice Foundations Course
Gain the skills, knowledge and confidence to initiate and manage collaborative community-based arts projects and programs.

October 19: ACI Manitoba and MAWA Bootcamp: Professional Art Etiquette
This workshop will address DOs, and DON’Ts in working with curators, critics, galleries and the wider community. What do curators really need when working with artists?

October 21: The Art of Managing Your Career Brandon
A one-day condensed version of ACI Manitoba’s The Art of Managing Your Career course hosting in Brandon, Manitoba.

October 24: It’s Getting Hot in Here: A Leader’s Guide to Managing the Discomfort of Change
EmcArts Noon Hour Webinar: Going where your organization has never gone before is stressful. Innovating means bringing people together to work differently, to give up control, and to operate effectively in a high level of uncertainty.

October 26-November 30: The Art of Collaboration: Harnessing the Power of Partnerships
Foundational training for leaders in all sectors that develops core competencies for initiating and managing collaborations and partnerships.

October 26-February 22: Community Arts Practice Foundations Course
Gain the skills, knowledge and confidence to initiate and manage collaborative community-based arts projects and programs.

November 7: Resourcing Innovation: Four Smarter Ways to Support Emerging Initiatives
EmcArts Noon Hour Webinar: Adaptive change both builds and spends your organization’s capital, but not always in the way you think.

POSTPONED – New Date TBD: Build Your Toolkit: Designing “Small Experiments with Radical Intent”
EmcArts Noon Hour Webinar: Building adaptive capacity in your organization requires doing real work that gets you out of your comfort zone.


SpaceFinder Manitoba: List a space. Find a space. For free.

SpaceFinder Manitoba

A matchmaking tool for renters looking for creative space & spaces looking to promote their rentals.

ACI Manitoba, in partnership with ArtsBuild Ontario, and Fractured Atlas, is bringing SpaceFinder Manitoba to Winnipeg and Manitoba in 2017.

SpaceFinder is a proven technology created and developed by Fractured Atlas, a US non-profit arts service organization. This online marketplace links organizations that have space to rent with those who need space. Our goal is to help organizations (community, volunteer, non-profit, etc.) and venues efficiently find suitable users for their under-used space through this online tool. SpaceFinder Manitoba is free to list, free to search.

Many groups in the creative, non-profit and small business communities need space for meeting, creating, rehearsing, presenting, collaborating, gathering or celebrating. They spend considerable resources trying to find suitable and affordable spaces.

On the flip side, venues spend significant resources trying to find the right renters for their spaces. These might include commercial renters to cross-subsidize non-profit rentals, or it might be renters who fit the venue’s mandate (e.g., youth and education).

For more info visit: 245mcdermot.ca/spacefinder or email 245mcdermot@creativemanitoba.ca.