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The Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library
App Deadline: 30 / 04 / 2014
Red River College
App Deadline: 01 / 05 / 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]creativemanitoba.ca
ACI Manitoba Announces New Cowork Space -
245 McDermot: A New Approach to the Creative Office
245 McDermot is a professional cowork 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 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]creativemanitoba.ca or phone 204.927.2787.
300 - 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0S6
ACI Workshops coming soon:
May 02, 2014 - Jun 20, 2014
Free American Sign Language classes for members of both MCSD and ACI OR $5.00 per class for non-members, offered Friday lunch hours at ACI between May 2 and June 20, 2014. More information here.
May 09, 2014 - May 10, 2014
A public two day professional development event for artists and community members featuring keynote presentation by Judith Marcuse, Saturday workshops and networking opportunities. See ongoing updates here.
May 12, 2014 - May 26, 2014 - Jun 02, 2014 - Jun 09, 2014
This course focuses on HR management, and is designed to train leaders who manage and supervise staff or volunteers in small to medium sized organizations, non-profits, small businesses, and unions. More information here.
May First Friday: WAVE Artists
From 5-9pm on Friday, May 2nd, we'll put the ART on ARThur!
The WAVE rolls in to Winnipeg for FIRST FRIDAY!
More than a dozen diverse Interlake WAVE Artists in one location. Come get your feet wet on this sampler walking tour of the WAVE.
ACI Manitoba, 4th floor - 245 McDermot at the corner of ARThur.
For more information, call Gayle at 204.389.3832
Call for Presenters in May: Ignite Winnipeg
Ignite Winnipeg wants YOU on May 8!
Hear the stories, passions and projects of Winnipeg's creative community.
ACI is proud to be the host of Ignite Winnipeg starting this year. Ignite is a geek event in over 100 cities worldwide. At the events Ignite presenters share their personal and professional passions, using 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds for a total of just five minutes.
Our next Ignite Winnipeg event is on Thursday, May 8, 2014, 7 pm, in the ACI classroom on the 4th floor of 245 McDermot Ave.
So tell us what you're passionate about! Come and do a shameless plug for your project!
If you want to make an Ignite presentation on May 8, contact Cali Ramsey by email or at 204.927.2787 by April 28, 2014.