We held a think tank and arts education workshop to build bridges with the community, explore, and express ideas about the value of the arts in their learning and development as individuals and citizens. With performers like dance artist Tanja Woloshen, Artistic Director of Sarasvati Productions Hope McIntyre, visual artist and potter Donna Garofalo, and … Continue reading Building Bridges through Education and the Arts 2018
Creative Manitoba and Manitoba Moon Voices has partnered to create regular opportunities to honour the knowledge, art, and music of our Indigenous Culture. This bi-weekly event includes guest speakers, artists, elders, and musicians. A great opportunity for students and teachers! Sounding the Drum-drum circles
The symphony is not just for adults, there are so many opportunities to introduce children and students to a unique cultural experience. From playing a live soundtrack of a Charlie Chaplin film or the Wizard of Oz, to shows by children’s entertainers like Al Simmons and Mr. Mark and Manny Tuba go to the birds! … Continue reading Children’s Programming @ WSO
Vision: The AAEM is an influential community of educators, artists and citizens who collaborate to sustain and advance vibrant arts education for all. Mission: The AAEM exists to: Foster shared understandings of the power of authentic arts learning experiences in diverse contexts Build enduring and productive relationships amongst Manitobans involved in arts education Illuminate and … Continue reading AAEM – Mission/Vision/Values
Remember when you were a kid and winter didn’t stop you from playing outside? You’d simply bundle up and enter the wintery wonderland to build a fort or a snowman, go tobagging, skating, or just trek through the snow like an arctic explorer! Being creative requires us to tap into the playfulness of being … Continue reading Fun Winter Activities!
Christmas is the perfect time to get crafty! Whether it’s with the kids or just for yourself. You can use the snow and ice to make creative snow sculptures and candle holders, create holiday inspired crafts, or make outdoor ornaments to feed the birds! There’s so much inspiration to be found in the cold holiday … Continue reading Holiday Crafts
Did you know that Winnipeg’s West End Cultural Centre offers many fantastic creative programs for free? Music programs for kids, art workshops, and yoga! Whether your kids want to express their creativity or you need to unwind so that you can be more present and creative, there are opportunities for everyone. Check out their monthly … Continue reading Community Programs at WECC
The community of Norway House faces some unique challenges. But with the help of a drama program these students find a way to express their concerns and find hope.
The ArtSpark Concert was a celebration in support of vibrant arts education in Manitoba, and we are grateful for all of the support.
Debbie Patterson shared thoughts on welcoming chaos in your life.
Hear Michael Redhead Champagne talk about the arts and its value and potential.
One Night Stand honours female playwrites and gives local writers a chance to show new material to Winnipeg audiences. Don’t miss the first one of the season. So many fantastic local playwrites and special guest Judith Thompson! Join this exciting event on September 23 at 7pm. Click here for details.
There is so much happening all over the province as part of Culture Days Manitoba, Sept. 30 – Oct. 1. Art, dance, music, film, drama, storytelling, animation, and so many unique and interesting cultural experiences! The provinces comes alive with arts and culture so join in the fun!
On September 30th join in the fun at Nuit Blanche! This all night long celebration of contemporary art is a great way to explore art and inspire creativity. Be surrounded by art from dusk to dawn! Click here for details.
The next show of Manitoba Theatre for Young People’s season is a theatrical adaptation of the C.S. Lewis classic fantasy/adventure tale; The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe! The show runs January 26-February 4 Click here for show details.
FemFest is back for it’s 15th year with an incredible 8 day festival running Sept. 16-23! Support and see the work of women playwrites, actors, directors, and producers at this unique and exciting festival. Click here for details.
Come out and enjoy Proutopia! An art village near Winnipeg Beach with plenty of local art, craft, music, and fun on 5 acres of land! June 10-11. Click here for more details.
Come out to the ArtsJunktion pop up yard sale! Find art supplies to inspire your own creativity while supporting the excellent arts programming at ArtsJunktion. More info here.
The MAAE offers a brilliant array of professional learning opportunities in visual arts for teachers of all grade levels The MAAE is a partner organization of the AAEM and supports ArtSpark! For much more on all the MAAE does for students, teachers, and art education in Manitoba, visit: www.manitobaarteducation.com