Nuit Blanche Winnipeg

Downtown Winnipeg, The Forks, the Exchange District, St. Boniface, the West End and the North End

Winnipeg, MB

Nuit Blanche Winnipeg is a free all-night exploration and celebration of contemporary art that takes place on the Saturday of the Culture Days weekend from dusk to dawn, produced by Culture Days Manitoba and the Winnipeg Arts Council. The events and exhibits attract thousands of people to the Downtown core including The Forks, Exchange District, St. Boniface, the West End and the North End. Join us on September 28, 2019 from 6pm to 12am (*some events will end later, check times).

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  • NBW 2018. Impulse created by Lateral Office and CS Design (Toronto, ON), produced by Quartier des Spectacles Partnership (Montreal, QC) and presented by Winnipeg Arts Council (Winnipeg, MB). The Cube, Exchange District BIZ. Photo by Liz Tran. NBW 2018. Impulse created by Lateral Office and CS Design (Toronto, ON), produced by Quartier des Spectacles Partnership (Montreal, QC) and presented by Winnipeg Arts Council (Winnipeg, MB). The Cube, Exchange District BIZ. Photo by Liz Tran.
  • NBW 2018. Control No Control by Daniel Iregui. “Since you dreamed” performance by Carol-Ann Bohrn and Madison Summer Dueck. Bijou Park, Exchange District BIZ. Photo by John Medina. NBW 2018. Control No Control by Daniel Iregui. “Since you dreamed” performance by Carol-Ann Bohrn and Madison Summer Dueck. Bijou Park, Exchange District BIZ. Photo by John Medina.
  • NBW 2018. RUN FOR YOUR LITE by Cloverdale Forge. The Forks. Photo by John Medina. NBW 2018. RUN FOR YOUR LITE by Cloverdale Forge. The Forks. Photo by John Medina.


Winnipeg, MB


Nuit Blanche Winnipeg


Dancing with Trees, Nuit Blanche Winnipeg

Organized by Reanna Niceforo and Phil Sutherland at 168 Bannatyne Ave

Illuminate the Night with an interactive projection! Dancing with Trees is an environmentally themed artwork that is intended to connect people to nature through creative movement. You have the oppourtinity to "be a tree dancing in the wi...

Things Fall Apart and Weaving Motions at the C2 Centre for Craft

Organized by Manitoba Craft Council at C2 Centre for Craft

Immerse yourself in digital craft with Weaving Motions by Jason Hare. This interactive installation will project a responsive digital weaving pattern in the gallery space creating unique colour and pattern shifts in response to individual m...

Millennimania: 2000s Sing-Along

Organized by Winnipeg Cinematheque at Winnipeg Cinematheque

Hey millennials! What’s nu? Come on down to Cinematheque this Nuit Blanche where every hour on the hour, we’ll be pumpin’ the best and worst hits from the naughty aughties, with lyrics on the screen so you can sing-along!

#groovyruby chocolate launch with a DJ set with DJBeekeeni at Chocolatier Constance Popp

Organized by Chocolatier Constance Popp at Chocolatier Constance Popp

Don't miss the launch of a new chocolate #groovyruby made with ruby chocolate, passion fruit and saffron at Chocolatier Constance Popp during #nbwpg. This #groovyruby chocolate will only be available on Tuesdays - Ruby Tuesdays! You will be...

Cup of LOVE

Organized by Loricia Pacholko-Matheson at The Edge Gallery and Urban Art Centre

The Cup of Love Art Show and Sale; Let us fill your cup! Members of Cliftons Studios are sharing their vision of embracing cultural diversity through ceramics, painting, and other art forms, as they fill your Cup with LOVE. Featuring...

"Rain Room" Reveal and 1 Year Anniversary of La Brasserie Nonsuch Brewing Co.

Organized by Nonsuch Brewing. Co. at Nonsuch Brewing Co.

Nuit Blanche 2018 in Winnipeg marked the reveal of the acclaimed "Umbrella Room" at 125 Pacific Ave. Since then, we have expanded our beer offerings to include the release of many small batches and new favourite full time beers. We have o...


Organized by La Maison des artistes visuels francophones at La Maison des artistes visuels francophones

Movement is happening around us every day whether on a solitary commute to work or through mass migration and displacement. Humanity is on the move with constant technology and changing social frameworks. Regardless of geography or social b...

Dapper Dandies and Delightful Dames

Organized by Costume Museum of Canada at Dalnavert Museum Visitor's Centre

Join the Costume Museum of Canada this Nuit Blanche as we celebrate men who dress artistically. We will have a display of dapper men's wear from 1760 to the present time, as well as some delightful women's wear. Artifacts from our collect...

ARTlington Open Studios

Organized by 618 ARTlington Studios at ARTlington Studios

Discover over 20 artists and artisans as you explore three floors of open studios. From ceramics to photography, jewellery, paintings, glass fibre, sculpture and mixed media, ARTlington Studios has something for everyone! Come join us durin...

Nuit Blanche: Tiny Tours at Dalnavert Museum

Organized by The Friends of Dalnavert Museum at Dalnavert Museum

Built in 1895, The Dalnavert Museum is a small Victorian Mansion nestled in the heart of Winnipeg’s Downtown. This unique museum features a “day in the life” feel as it transports you back in time to the 19th century the second you step ins...

Tango in the Garden

Organized by La Maison des artistes visuels francophones at The Sculpture Garden of La Maison des artistes visuels francophones

The Winnipeg Tango Projects will perform for the pleasure of the eyes and ears a demonstration of tango in the Sculpture Garden of La Maison des artistes. Directed by Philibert Furere and Irina Blinova, dancers will make you vibrate to the...

Night Owls

Organized by James Culleton at Forum Art Centre

Come by the Forum Art Centre and Coronation Park to see an animated sound installation called 'Night Owls' created by James Culleton and Michael Koch-Schulte. The plight of birds. Bird populations are in decline in North America. Some est...

'What Lit the Earth' Screening & Collage Party

Organized by Clementine at Clementine Cafe

Join us at Clementine for wine, cheese and other tasty snacks alongside a collage party during hourly screenings of the short Super 8 film 'What Lit the Earth', directed by Meganelizabeth Diamond (3 mins, 20 sec). All collage work created d...

Grief Work, solo exhibition by Susan P. Gibson

Organized by artist: Susan P. Gibson, curator: Diana Thorneycroft at Adelaide McDermot Gallery, Winnipeg Exchange District

The award winning series "Grief Work" is about the universal experience of bereavement and how the artist survived the loss of her husband and best friend. Due to the limited accessibility of the gallery, an artist talk will be live-strea...

Prohibition Plays: PTE at Patent 5

Organized by A partnership between Prairie Theatre Exchange & Patent 5 Distillery at Patent 5 Distillery

Join us for a night of fancy-free frivolity! Prairie Theatre Exchange and Patent 5 Distillery invite you to travel back to the roaring twenties, as your favourite local distillery transforms into a forbidden speakeasy for the night! Actors...

Roots & Tendrils: MAWA member show + sale

Organized by Mentoring Artists for Women's Art (MAWA) at MAWA

What are our roots? Where do our reaching tendrils take us? In September, MAWA members will explore botanicals and connections in a group show of small works. This showcase is an opportunity for all MAWA artists who wish to participate to “...

Pollination Ceremony

Organized by Riel Gentlemen's Choir at Exchange district on Albert St.

The Riel Gentlemen’s Choir with Special Guests present the 3rd annual Pollination Ceremony at Nuit Blanche. Part concert, part nature documentary, part fertility rite, the performance will be an opportunity to offer encouragement to the Bee...

Project Project

Organized by ArtsJunktion at ArtsJunktion

Join ArtsJunktion for an evening of light, shadow, and spectacle! Come by ArtsJunktion to design and create your very own, interactive, over-head projection using ArtsJunktion supplies. Your art will be projected onto different screens in a...

Street Photography - Winnipeg

Organized by Signy Thorsteinson at 528 Sargent Avenue

A collection of candid moments capturing the people, places, and vibes of Winnipeg. Raw black and white images focus on everyday street life, observations, and passing glimpses in the urban landscape.

Comedy at Wee Johnny's Open Mic

Organized by Comedy at Wee Johnny's at Comedy at Wee Johnny's

Comedy at Wee Johnny's presents an evening of open mic stand-up comedy. All you have to do is show up, sign up and then go up! See some of the city's best comics and some of the newest working out jokes.


Organized by Storefront Manitoba at East of The Forks Parkade

Stay COOL in the shade! Clouds are the most natural and emblematic phenomenon of creating shade on the earth’s surface. Cool is a 30-foot-tall cocktail stir stick, with a cloud at the top, creating shade for passers-by. This cloud is strate...

Light the Night Winnipeg

Organized by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC) at The Forks Festival Grounds and Stage

Walk with us on Saturday, September 28 at The Forks as we gather together with families, friends, and coworkers to celebrate, honour, and remember those touched by blood cancer. Participants will walk with lanterns in one of three colours...

Floating Flowers

Organized by Storefront Manitoba at East of Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Waken your senses and explore this fantasy landscape! Floating Flowers appears like a forest of thin white flowers, from different heights and shapes, shining, singing and waving following the wind flow. Each flower is made of a folded whit...

Shovel Garden

Organized by Storefront Manitoba at La Maison des artistes visuels francophones

Shovel Garden provides a cooling effect for Winnipeggers, reminding them about the first snowfall in October to the gloomy temperatures that rival (and exceed) the planet Mars. Shovels are positioned in a one-by-one meter grid and hauntingl...

Cool Dot

Organized by Storefront Manitoba at Inn at the Forks

The grass dot represents wilderness through the intelligence of a dot, a globe, an orb. A dot, from a pixel to a celestial sphere, has become for symbol, a prism and a lens through which artist Ewa Tarsia sees her world. It shapes her perce...


Organized by Storefront Manitoba at The Forks Historic Port

Beachscape is a transformation of The Forks Port into a popup urban beach, providing a pocket for leisure amongst The Forks’s crowded landscape. Sand substitutes the sod, and wooden decks serve as “beach towels.” Its accommodating infrastru...

The Meeting Place

Organized by Parks Canada at The Forks Orientation Circle

Come together to create with Parks Canada at the Forks Orientation Circle. Make your own work of art to attach to your bike or to take home, tracing the path of time. Snap a picture under the northern lights in our greenscreen photo booth....

La Plume et le Pinceau

Organized by Livres en fête and La Maison des artistes visuels francophones at Studio at La Maison des artistes visuels francophones

A game of visual and literary improvisations that twins writers and artists to produce mixed works on paper. The creation is played in the moment, in the suspense of the new in a limited time for each game. The public will be invited to par...


Organized by Linda Beech at Exchange District

brollybright is a playful, walking, performance art piece that will move around Winnipeg lighting up the night for Nuit Blanche. Using umbrellas and flashlights brollybright creates glowing arcs of colour that will travel around the Exchang...

Eyes on Us! Make & Take 'For the Birds'

Organized by Forum Art Centre at Forum Art Centre

Create some Manitoba birds to either take home or hang in our trees with the guidance of Winnipeg artists. Afternoon sessions will be run by Ruth Kameney : 1:30pm-2:45pm and 3pm-4:15pm Evening session will be run by Jin Young Park : 7pm...

Eyes on Us! Sketching a Clown Model

Organized by Forum Art Centre at Forum Art Centre

This will be sketching of professional model Ady Kay as clown 'Vario' with artist Robert Sim. Learn some basic sketching guidelines to produce pencil renderings of what you see - studying portrait, shape, contours, textures & colour if you...

Eyes on Us! Outdoor Art - Glowing Welcome Mats & Chalk Art

Organized by Forum Art Centre at Forum Art Centre

Outdoor Art - with artists James Culleton & Glenna Evans. Brighten our parking lot and sidewalks with colourful welcome mats or quilt pattern creations. James &/or Glenna will guide you in adding colour to our surrounding outdoor surfaces....

A collective Bérard!

Organized by La Maison des artistes visuels francophones at La Maison des artistes visuels francophones

The entire community is invited to participate in the creation of the work inspired by the work of Réal Bérard in tribute to this artist so important to our community. The Francométis of Manitoba is notorious for important contributions in...

Stan Douglas: Luanda-Kinshasa | Opening at Plug In ICA

Organized by Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art at Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art

Join Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art for the exhibition opening of Luanda-Kinshasa by Stan Douglas from 7-11pm September 28, 2019. Luanda-Kinshasa is a six hour film installation by the renowned Vancouver-based artist, Stan Douglas, s...


Organized by Simon Miron at Théâtre Cercle Molière

Inspired by a personal experience with traumatic heart failure, Simon Miron brings together a group of artists to explore the healing process after a traumatic event. This multidisciplinary exploration incorporates visual art, live music an...

Keep Your Cool

Organized by Storefront Manitoba at West End of the Esplanade Riel

Want to savour the last bits of summer? Keep Your Cool encourages cloud-gazing, an essential summertime activity. Taking time to pause, find a patch of grass and stare up at the sky is restorative and revitalizing to our mental wellness. Th...

GoGo Art Party

Organized by Gallery Lacosse at Gallery Lacosse

Bringing Culture Days to the Corydon area on The Lilac Strip. DjBeekeeni will be spinning us into our 3rd annual dance party frenzy at Gallery Lacosse! Themed delectables from Constance Popp, Chocolatier (@poppchocolates) with a special giv...

Field Trip Bus Concert

Organized by Field Trip Sessions at Modern Coffee Parking Lot

Field trip sessions presents local bands, fine artists and hoop dancers located in No Frills parking lot at Main @ Inkster. Event will be sectioned off with busses creating an outdoor all accessible event. Bands and Art from 7pm-LATE Coffe...

vintage and salvage

Organized by Mike Wolchock at Main Vintage and Salvage

Lifetime of collecting, picking, salvaging local vintage artifacts. Mike Wolchock unveils a look into a lifetime of collecting and preserving local icons, roadside artifacts, ghosts of the past. Come and reminisce and celebrate the grand op...

HUNKS Sketch Comedy

Organized by Comedy at Wee Johnny's at Wee Johnny's Irish Pub

HUNKS presents the final instalment of their September series of shows at Wee Johnny's. Every week they have written and performed a brand new 30 minute show. They will be joined by some local comedians as well.

Letter Peddler Press Postcard Printing Party

Organized by Exchange District BIZ at Exchange District BIZ Office Entranceway

After a two year hiatus, Printmonger Press & Martha Street Studio in partnership with the Exchange District BIZ, are returning to Nuit Blanche with Sean McLachlan’s Letter Peddler Press! This portable print studio will be set up to print yo...

Playing Games

Organized by Winnipeg International Writers Festival at Centre culturel franco-manitobain

Words on a page and words in thin air—let the games begin, with writers and improv artists letting loose in both official languages. Featuring: Sébastien Gaillard, Daria Salamon & Rob Krause Improvisers: Caity Curtis & Stephen Sim; Im...

Coffee Canvas

Organized by X-cues' at X-cues' Cafe & Lounge

Located in an outdoor space next to X-cues', visitors will be given a canvas and materials such as paint, brushes, markers & coffee grinds to create a piece to enjoy with their cappuccino! From 9-1030pm The Lockdown will be performing in...

Nuit at the Planetarium

Organized by The Manitoba Museum at The Manitoba Museum's Planetarium

Nuit Blanche fun at the Manitoba Museum! Planetarium star shows and laser shows, science fun in the Science Gallery, music, food, drinks... all indoors in case fall comes early! Planetarium shows will run continuously throughout the night,...

Art Installation at the School Bus

Organized by Field Trip Sessions featuring artists Lauren wiebe and TotemDootem at No Frills Parking Lot

Live art by TotemDootem and installation by Lauren wiebe located in a School Bus @ Inkster & Main in the No Frills parking Lot. Live art happening sporadically throughout the night. Installation art available all night. 7pm-2am

Wood Working with Amy from Bow and Arrow

Organized by Marielle Sasaki at Warehouse Artworks Gallery

Watch Amy work on her latest projects live in our front window. Talk with the artist and walk around the rest of our gallery to view other artists work that will be on display.

Nuit Blanche at The Loft Salon

Organized by Sarah Tait at The Loft Salon

Are you hitting the town for Nuit Blanche this year? Don't forget to get dolled up first. Come drink some champagne, dance to great music, and get pampered to the fullest at The Loft Salon. We'll make sure you have an incredible time and th...

Run For Your Lite

Organized by Cloverdale Forge and Wood Anchor at Riel Esplanade Bridge Landing, The Forks

A human-sized hamster wheel that powers a forge? This crazy idea was born out of a conversation between the owners of two custom design-build shops; Cloverdale Forge, who utilizes traditional blacksmithing techniques to hand forge iron and...

Bodega Boogie

Organized by Bodega Boogie at Cordova Tapas & Wine Bar

Winnipeg's newest monthly dance party comes to Nuit Blanche for a night of white hot disco bliss. Light up the Cordova Tapas & Wine Bar dance floor with Bodega Boogie DJs Brent Phillips, David Haynes and Steve St Louis providing the best...

En Route

Organized by Forth Projects at Forth

En Route/Go Forth -multi level, multi-faceted events building wide; including Patioke outside on the front patio, dj's on the main floor, Hachere Collective with food stations through out the building, art installation and performance in t...

Because You Art Winnipeg

Organized by United Way Winnipeg at Back alley of United Way Winnipeg

Light up your night with United Way Winnipeg’s installation. Heavily influenced by the innovation and creativity that occurs every single day at United Way donor-supported community agencies throughout our city that offer art programming. T...

Infinity Cube

Organized by Tyler Batik at Stephan Juba Park

Immerse yourself in the Infinity Cube. 4 inch aluminum tube, fabricated into one continuous geometrical shape. LED lighting recessed into the tube on each inside face creating a glow with in. Standing at over 9’ tall spectators are encourag...

PullFreight Congress, Swan Song Session

Organized by Gilles Hébert at PullFreight HQ

"PullFreight Congress - Through a process of manipulation, individuals and their circumstances have been conjured and released. Inexplicably the forgotten, the unknown, and the anonymous have come together to celebrate significant moments t...

The wow mirror project

Organized by Nicole Shimonek at Klinic Community Health

What is the Mirror Project? The idea of the wowmirrorproject started when I was going to university, never having a proper full-length mirror, I’d check myself out in windows on the way to class. Fast forward into my thirties and now my fo...

"Come Down" by Jade Shynkaruk at Little Brown Jug for Nuit Blanche

Organized by Nuit Blanche 2019 at Little Brown Jug Brewery

Installation artwork titled Come Down by Jade Shynkaruk will be shown at Little Brown Jug during Nuit Blanche. Come Down is a sculptural installation revealing within infinite crystalline tunnels. The work is inspired by interactions with o...

Book Bike

Organized by Winnipeg Public Library at Old Market Square

Winnipeg Public Library's Book Bike will be 'pedaling' books during Nuit Blanche. Browse and borrow books, learn about library resources including free eMedia and eBooks and get your library card!

NSI Travelling Photobooth

Organized by National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) at Exchange District

Meet staff members from the National Screen Institute (NSI) in the Exchange District from 9 to 10 p.m. during Nuit Blanche and get a social media snap in our portable, walking photobooth.

Braid & Weave: MCML Weaving Workshop

Organized by Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library at C2 Centre for Craft

In this workshop try your hand at two different weaving crafts. With a simple cardboard loom create your own handmade weaving, learning how to warp your loom and various weaves. You can also learn kumihimo, the Japanese craft of braid-makin...

Bring Your Own Record Party!

Organized by Into The Music at Into The Music

For Nuit Blanche Winnipeg, we're hosting a BRING YOUR OWN RECORD PARTY! Bring a record to Into the Music on Saturday, September 28th and we'll play it! First come, first served. It's the perfect time for you to show off your record collecti...

Living Mannequins - a fashion & art installment

Organized by Cloakroom Wellness & Lennard Taylor Design at Cloakroom Wellness

In conjunction with Nuit Blanche; Come explore an architecturally stunning new space tucked away in the heart of the Exchange District, located on the 2nd floor of 70 Albert Street, and view Lennard Taylor's fall collection in a unique and...

luckygirl x Nuit Blanche Market

Organized by luckygirl at Blocks of Arthur st. & Bannatyne st. leading to Old Market Square

Shop local and support 30+ food vendors, makers and artists at this vibrant night market in the heart of it all! In partnership with Nuit Blanche Winnipeg, we will be curating an outdoor market in the Exchange District. Our 4th year hosti...

Flow in the Dark

Organized by CBC Manitoba at CBC Manitoba

On September 28, join us in CBC Manitoba's Studio 41 for Flow in the Dark, a black-light yoga party in celebration of Nuit Blanche. Glow and flow as Yogi Michelle Laing, DJ Vothra, and CBC Radio Noon host Marjorie Dowhos stretch, sway, and...

One Mural for Diversity

Organized by Mex y Can Association of Manitoba, Inc. at The Forks Market, Second Floor, Space 201

Come and help us paint this mural! We are pleased to invite the community in our beautiful city to join us in this awesome event. We will have the opportunity to create, together, a mural (80 x 64 inch), by painting 16 individual pieces (2...

Nuit Noire - Espace Noire

Organized by Black Space Winnipeg at Aceart Inc.

Black Space Winnipeg presents the fourth annual Nuit Noire, Winnipeg's Afrocentric artist showcase, celebrating Black art across all disciplines and practices. Founded on the principles of diversity and inclusion, Nuit Noire provides emer...

Audiographic Studio - Portfolio Show

Organized by Alain Tshinza at Audiographic Studio

This is Winnipeg's multilingual design agency! Located on 401 - 75 Albert, Audiographic Studio is a creative space and a full grown business that provides the best bilingual services in graphic design and audiovisual production. Come watch...

Skratcher: Nuit Blanche

Organized by Archevent, Provencher Biz, Skratcher at The foot of Provencher Bridge at Promenade Tache

Skratcher Nuit Blanche offers music and drinks in the heart of St. Boniface. Skratcher is a medium created to share and inspire current and burgeoning turntable enthusiasts and to entertain with the art of turntablism. This event is open t...

Modern Coffee Invites You

Organized by Allison Slessor at Modern Coffee

Stop in at Modern Coffee and pause to take in moments of the North End and Winnipeg through photography by Allison Slessor. A continued series from past Nuit Blanche events, the show now moves home, to the North End. Combined with coffee, b...


Organized by Filthy Luker, Pedro Estellas, Winnipeg Arts Council & NBW at Stephen Juba Park

Filthy Luker and Pedro Estrellas turn their playful ideas into seriously large sculptures as some kind of personal vendetta against the mundane confines of the city in a heroic effort to make the world a brighter, more surreal place for us...


Organized by Winnipeg Arts Council & Nuit Blanche Winnipeg at Old Market Square, The Exchange District

The work is inspired by the zoetrope, an optical toy invented in the 19th century. Loop is a cross between a music box, a zoetrope and a railway handcar. The retro-futuristic machine, more than two metres in diameter, creates animated fairy...


Organized by Winnipeg Arts Council, The Forks, Downtown Winnipeg BIZ & NBW at The Forks

Passage is an immersive, minimalist, contemplative and interactive artwork that explores the emotional connections we develop with light and sound. The concept of the artwork takes root in the definition of the word passage itself: the act...


Organized by Winnipeg Arts Council & Nuit Blanche Winnipeg at Old Market Square, The Exchange District

Inspired by the revolutions of the sun and the moon, Cycle is an interactive installation that illuminates your open space. Composed of a series of modules allowing various configurations, and equipped with several light animation sequences...

Tokyo Smoke presents Nuit Rouge

Organized by Tokyo Smoke & Farmers at Tokyo Smoke

Tokyo Smoke Presents Nuit Rouge with special guest 'Farmers' at 11 sharp. Farmers, a four-part ensemble delivering sounds for the mind, body, and soul during this period of social media and technological confusion. The often dubbed ‘boyban...

Nuit Blanche@WAG

Organized by Winnipeg Art Gallery at Winnipeg Art Gallery

Travel back in time at the Winnipeg Art Gallery as we celebrate Nuit Blanche@WAG! You'll be transported with special film screenings in partnership with On Screen Manitoba and Freeze Frame, a FREE arcade full of video games, and a rooftop...