Urban Shaman Gallery

Urban Shaman is an Aboriginal artist-run centre dedicated to meeting the needs of artists by providing a vehicle for artistic expression in all disciplines and at all levels by taking a leadership role in the cultivation of Indigenous art.

Urban Shaman presents contemporary Indigenous Aboriginal art with integrity while remaining rooted in our diverse Aboriginal cultures.

Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art is a nationally recognized leader in Aboriginal arts programming and one of the foremost venues and voices for Aboriginal art in Canada. Our focus on developing new programming and new ways of presenting it have resulted in increased exposure and the expansion of our activities. Urban Shaman is dedicated to the Aboriginal arts community and arts community at large.

• Committed to serving the needs of emerging, mid-career, and established Aboriginal artists through exhibitions and associated programming, workshops, residencies and curatorial initiatives.
• Dedicated to contributing to art historical and cultural critical discourses on a local, national, and international level.
• Committed to facilitating artistic production, education, and appreciation of contemporary art as an important and empowering tool for Aboriginal peoples.

Admission to the gallery is free.

203-290 McDermot Ave, Winnipeg, MB
Language(s): English, Other, cree, ojibwe
Grade levels that programming is provided for: Intermediate (7 - 8), Intermediate (9 - 10), Senior (11 - 12)
Communities served: Adults, Children, People with disabilities, Youth, Seniors
Price range of programming: Free
Venue accessibility: Elevator
Organization type: Artist-run centre, Non-profit

  • Community Engaged Arts
  • Dance
  • Digital & Media Arts
  • Education
  • Indigenous Arts
  • Literary
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Music
  • Performance Art
  • Theatre
  • Visual Arts
  • Artist-Educator Partnership
  • Out-of-School Time
  • Field Trips
  • Resources
  • Professional Development
  • Group Classes
  • Workshops
  • Outreach Programs
  • lectures

Profile last updated: Dec 7 2019