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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 […]

candy shelf with half-filled jars by Leif Norman

How to read Financial Statements (Part 1 – Basic Profit & Loss)

So you’re at the board meeting of your favourite organization and the treasurer passes around a copy of the latest financial statements. Everyone gives them a respectable two minutes of silence, a few nods of the head, and then looks expectantly at the treasurer, hoping she will say everything is fine because no one wants […]

Artspace earns Imagine Canada Accreditation

Artspace is pleased to announce that we have achieved accreditation from Imagine Canada’s Standards Program. To achieve this accreditation, an organization must demonstrate excellence and compliance in seventy-three standards in the areas of Board Governance, Financial Accountability and Transparency, Fundraising, Staff Management and Volunteer Management. Working through the comprehensive accreditation process has been a terrific […]

New wheelchair elevator installed at Artspace

Artspace has installed a new elevator-style wheelchair lift in its Exchange District heritage building. The new lift, located at the King and Bannaytne entrance,  is a much needed improvement over the existing rail-lift at the Arthur and Bannatyne doors. “The new elevator-style lift is significantly more robust and user friendly than the rail-style lift that […]