Archive | July, 2016

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Simple (not easy) step towards great governance

The Board of Directors can be the bane of an arts and cultural organization’s existence or, in rare circumstances, the proverbial wind beneath its wings. The Board can lift up an organization’s mission or suck up valuable time, energy and resources without adding anything but fulfilling the requirements of the corporations act. So how do […]

Bustling crowds watching a Fringe Festival concert in Old Market Square

Summer in the Square

Every spring Winnipeg’s Exchange District experiences a transformation from cool-weather commercial/residential district to warm-weather central gathering district. The energy level grows as the landscape gets greener and the clothing gets lighter. At the heart of that energy is the Old Market Square, which has been waiting, by this time, for six or seven months to […]

photo by Leif Norman

Executive Director Posting

After eight years at Artspace, I’m moving to Victoria B.C. I have truly loved my time at Artspace and the opportunity to serve as its Executive Director has been a time of real growth for me. I will miss the great Artspace team and being at the heart of Winnipeg’s creative centre. The search is […]