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Come Get Lost in Artsp_ce!

Come celebrate our 30th Anniversary! Get Lost in Artsp_ce while witnessing this iconic building uniquely come to life for the night. On Thursday August 24th, from 8pm until late we are inviting everyone to come party in the heart of Winnipeg’s Exchange District. Explore the Artspace building from main floor to roof top, through galleries […]

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Imagine: art embedded in all Manitobans

The following blog is a reprint of Artspace’s submission to Imagine. Creative Manitoba, a consultation process that will lead to Manitoba’s new cultural policy. All Manitobans are invited to submit their thoughts, ideas, and suggestions. It only takes a few minutes, and it can have a real impact. If art has impacted your life, please […]

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Feels like a long winter

Right now I smell like old books. My hands scented with tired words and broken ideas. Right now I smell like paragraphs and one too many adjectives. -Tyler Knott Gregson   Manitobans, unfortunately, know all too well the sinking feeling of waking up to a spring snowstorm. It’s not unusual but it’s disheartening; one more […]

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Summer job – emploi d’été

Artspace is hiring a   Coordonateur adjoint aux projets spéciaux – Assistant coordinator of special projects   Conditions: This position is made available through the Canada Summer Works program; eligible candidates must be full time students. The contract is for 9 weeks, starting on June 26th and ending August 25th 2017. The contract is for […]

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Winnipeg: imagine if we had an arts champion at city hall

Do we believe that the arts are an essential component of our communities? Do we truly believe this? And if we do, then what is needed in terms of supports in order for the arts to have the structures needed to thrive? These are some of the questions that triggered some needed conversations with City […]

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AN AUDIENCE MAKES THINGS REAL

On Saturday I sat on a high stool in a bar, attending a QTPOC (Queer and Trans People of Color) open mic, sipping on a pint of Little Brown Jug, and with an open mind listened to what came my way. On Monday, I sat in a theatre chair, attending the decolonizing lens, eating some […]

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2015, 2016 to 2017

2015, 2016 to 2017 I might be a little late at the year-end tradition of reflecting on the past year as we usher in a new year. I believe the intent is to remember good accomplishments and express new ones for the coming year. Now, it would be easy to be self-indulging and make a […]

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1 month in

I have had the keys to one of the better-known buildings in Winnipeg for about a month now. I find myself thinking, asking questions, observing, trying things out. I find myself split between spending time in the building getting to know who inhabits it and what they do, and walking in the Exchange and its […]

Charitable Receipting Video

Hey folks, Canada Revenue Agency has done up an info video on how to issue charitable tax receipts, including what is, and is not, eligible. The video is a little slow, and I’m not so keen on the barbie-esque animation, but the information is solid and easy to understand. Videos and recorded webinars for charities […]