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The past must be part of the future By Brent Bellamy, Winnipeg Free Press – Nov. 23, 2015

Deaf Winnipeg students drum up award-winning piece By Meg Crane, Metro – Nov. 22, 2015

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Job Bank -

Visitor Services Agent/Agent(e) des services aux visiteurs

Canadian Museum for Human Rights / Musée canadien pour les droits de la personne
App Deadline: 30 / 11 / 2015

Graphic Designer

Metric Marketing
App Deadline: 30 / 11 / 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.

Upcoming ACI Training & Events:

December 3, 9, January 7, 14: Coach Access Pilot 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.

December 3: Open Drum Circle and Dreamcatcher Making
An open monthly gathering to celebrate Indigenous arts and culture.

December 4: ACI's Holiday Party/ December's First Friday: AMYC Class
We will be hosting our Holiday Party on December's First Friday featuring entertainment and artwork from our AMYC class.

December 14: Work it
Present your creative work in progress and get feedback. Support and connect with other artists.

January 20: Preparing Your Tax Return
Learn the ins and outs of expense deduction and revenue reporting from a Chartered Accountant.

January 29: A Hands-On Exchange about Community Arts
A conversation and workshop to explore the challenges (and successes) of community-engaged work in the arts.

January 30: Grantwriting with Cecilia Araneda
Learn how to write a grant for your individual art practice, including all the needed components such as: budgets, CVs, artist statements and project proposals.

February 11: Ignite Winnipeg
Hear the stories, passions and projects of Winnipeg's creative community!

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 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.

April 7 & 8: Festival & Event Masterclass – Save the date: details TBA

For more information, or to register for any of these events, email Lindsey or phone 204.927.2787.

245 McDermot: Shared Spaces for Creative Workers

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!

For more information and availability contact Cali Ramsey or phone 204-927-2787.245 McDermot

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