Manitoba

EXTENDED DEADLINE for Nuit Blanche Winnipeg Open Call for Artists

EXTENDED DEADLINE for Nuit Blanche Winnipeg Open Call for Artists

by Michelle Rosner

We’ve extended our deadline to Thursday, May 25 11:59 p.m. CST to submit to the Open Call for Emerging Voices and Illuminate the Night. Emerging Voices and Illuminate the Night are two programs created to highlight established and emerging artists. Artists of different disciplines, especially those who self-identify as women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples and persons with…

Dauphin’s Yardfringe Redefines Grassroots

Dauphin’s Yardfringe Redefines Grassroots

by Mélissa Courcelles

We often say that rural Culture Days events require a grassroots effort to get off the ground, well what if an event becomes successful by staying on the front lawn? Dauphin’s Yardfringe turns community yards into venues for the arts. On the evening of Oct. 1, groups travel by bicycle from yard to yard and…

Events
Culture Days Activity Ideas for Businesses and Companies

Culture Days Activity Ideas for Businesses and Companies

by Mélissa Courcelles

Ok, so let’s say you’ve heard of Culture Days and you own a business or work for an organization or company that seems like a good fit. How do you think up a way to get involved? Well, we are here to make it easier by coming up with some ideas for you, based on…

Inspiration
How to do Culture Days YOUR way

How to do Culture Days YOUR way

by Mélissa Courcelles

If you think you have no reason to participate in Culture Days Manitoba, I bet you’re wrong. We all have our own hobbies, skills and interests – and many of them are related to arts and culture. Here’s how you can take the things you enjoy and turn them into a Culture Days activity, or participate…

Resources
Photography Partnership Announced!

Photography Partnership Announced!

by Michelle Rosner

We are excited to announce our new photography partnership with local, trend-setting publication, Muddy Water Magazine! Muddy Water is only the radest group of Winnipeg-lovin guys and gals who profile cool events, people and places that make our city great. Visit their website to see their work. During this year’s Culture Days Manitoba and Nuit…

Get involved as an independent artist!

Get involved as an independent artist!

by Michelle Rosner

It’s not just local businesses and arts organizations that participate in Culture Days Manitoba. The celebration is only possible because of involvement from independent artists and cultural groups who use both Culture Days and Nuit Blanche Winnipeg to connect with new audiences and show and sell their work to the public. Here are three ways…

Bike Lab a hub for change and a newly added Culture Days venue!

Bike Lab a hub for change and a newly added Culture Days venue!

by Michelle Rosner

Tucked into two repurposed train cars that sit in the middle of the University of Winnipeg’s stone courtyard, the Bike Lab stands as a true testament of the issues and interests our city’s young people are turning their attention toward. Here at the Bike Lab, staff and volunteers work with students, inner-city youth, and community…

I collect rocks! A behind-the-scenes look into one of Manitoba’s top artisan jewellers

I collect rocks! A behind-the-scenes look into one of Manitoba’s top artisan jewellers

by Michelle Rosner

  In a small house-turned-shop in the south end of Winnipeg, locally sourced petrified woods, prairie stones and silver and gold metals are cut down, smoothed out and baked to produce beautiful and ironically exotic-looking necklaces, rings, and earring. Redd Line Jewellery, owned by Christopher Redd—a man whose rough, marked-up hands exemplify the passion and…