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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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...

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. This interactive installation will project a responsive digital weaving pattern in the gallery space creating unique colour and pattern shifts in response to individual movements. Visi...

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 concert by Vav Jungle at Chocolatier Constance Popp during #nbwpg!

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...

Bar Nano at the Dike North of Provencher Bridge

Organized by Storefront Manitoba at The Dike, just north of Provencher Bridge

In support of micro establishments everywhere, and their value to the grain of the city, Storefront Manitoba’s Winnipeg Design Festival presents Bar Nano, an outdoor micro shot bar installation. Bar Nano is Canada’s smallest bar, transporte...

"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...

Bar Nano at Bannatyne and Waterfront

Organized by Storefront Manitoba at Bannatyne Avenue at Waterfront Drive

In support of micro establishments everywhere, and their value to the grain of the city, Storefront Manitoba’s Winnipeg Design Festival presents Bar Nano, an outdoor micro shot bar installation. Bar Nano is Canada’s smallest bar, transporte...


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...

Bar Nano at Esplanade Riel

Organized by Storefront Manitoba at West End of Esplanade Riel

In support of micro establishments everywhere, and their value to the grain of the city, Storefront Manitoba’s Winnipeg Design Festival presents Bar Nano, an outdoor micro shot bar installation. Bar Nano is Canada’s smallest bar, transporte...

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...

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...

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...

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 Lauren Wiebe - Field Trip Sessions at No Frills Parking Lot

Lauren Wiebe art installation located in a School Bus @ Inkster & Main. Contemporary wacky artwork. From racecar's to flames, cowboys and pylons come experience her new one night only installation within a School Bus.

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...

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...

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...

The PullFreight Congress, (the last salon, part one)

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...

"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...