News -

A scary look at solvents and rez life By: Randall King, Winnipeg Free Press-February 21, 2017

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra welcomes 1,000 newcomers to free performance By Teghan Beaudette, CBC News-February 19, 2017

Calendar -

Public Art Bus Tour Feb. 22, 2017

Telescopes 101 Feb. 22, 2017

Job Bank -

Administrative and Programs Assistant (Full-Time)

Film Training Manitoba
App Deadline: 22 / 02 / 2017

Host (English Services)

CBC Radio-Canada
App Deadline: 22 / 02 / 2017

Workshops, Courses, & Seminars

The Art of Managing Your Career – Indigenous Perspectives

Thursdays, January 5 to March 2 (no class February 23) 2017
6-9pm

For Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists of any background or discipline, this 8 week course covers both business and cultural topics, including:

• Envisioning and developing a career strategy
• Effective business and communication skills
• Marketing and promoting your work
• Managing projects, financial affairs, and legal matters

• Cultural mapping and resources
• Explorations of protocols
• A history of Indigenous art in Canada
• Indigenous art in public, commercial and/or community realms

Register by Friday, December 16, 2016

For more information contact kate@creativemanitoba.ca or 204.927.2787

Image courtesy of 245 McDermot, Mural by Leonard Bighetty, 2015


ozhitoon jii-miigiweng (to create and share) #4

Thursday, February 23 – Sunday, February 26, 2017 (Thursday evening, Friday – Sunday daytime)

For Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists and educators of any background or artistic discipline, this four-day gathering will bring teachers and artists together to learn about Indigenous knowledge and art, and collaborate on new work.

Participants will learn:

• Indigenous teachings from Elders and traditional knowledge keepers
• Indigenous art topics and methodology for schools and student groups
• Collaborative groups will develop multi-disciplinary art workshops and/or projects

This year’s ozhitoon is entirely new content, so if you taken any of the three previous sessions, you may still benefit from this new circle.

Register by Friday, February 3, 2017

For more information contact, kate@creativemanitoba.ca or 204.927.2787


 

kid art 1 kid art 2

Images courtesy of Ndinawe Youth Resource Centre, 2012