Networking Event

Beadwork Symposium: Ziigimineshin Winnipeg 2020

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 9:00am to Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 4:00pm

Beadwork Symposium: Ziigimineshin Winnipeg 2020

February 6 – 9, 2020
(Times to be Announced closer to the event)
Manitoba Museum,  190 Rupert Avenue, Winnipeg MB

Ziigimineshin Winnipeg 2020 is the second iteration of the Beadwork Symposia, this one organized by the Manitoba Craft Council (MCC) in partnership with Urban Shaman, Manitoba Museum, Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art. Ziigimineshin is being held in conjunction with the following exhibitions:

Arts Education Business Guide

Event Date and Time: 
Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm

This focused workshop is for artists of any medium who would like to start or grow an art education business to teach their art to children part-time while making great income that will help free up time for career development!

Here's just a glimpse of what you will get when you join this workshop

Collider Cafe: Art. Science. Analogies.

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Our #ColliderCafe is a space for artists, scientists, makers, and anyone interested in art+science to meet, discover, and connect. Are you curious? Join us at "Collider Cafe: Art. Science. Analosiges." to explore how art and science intersect in the exploration of curiosity.

With speakers: 

Urban Shaman Gallery’s 15th Annual Member’s Exhibition & Sale 50 to 500

Event Date and Time: 
Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 8:00pm to Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 5:15pm


Urban Shaman Gallery’s 15th Annual Member’s Exhibition & Sale 50 to 500 /

15 endasowaki 50 akoo 50 eyaawaad waabanda’iwewaad /

15 Askíya óma 50 isko 500 ká tasicik ká wápatiniwécik éko ká atáwákécik é natomicik


Opening night celebration: 

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 16, 2019 8pm - 11pm.

(Opening night free for members, $10 suggested donation at door for non-members)

Running dates: November 16 - December 14, 2019

Art Vancouver

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 6:00pm to Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 5:00pm

Art Vancouver has been dedicated to making Vancouver an internationally-renowned arts destination. Each year we hold a multi-day art fair that connects over 100 Canadian and international artists and galleries with more than 10,000 art-lovers, collectors, and buyers from across Canada, and around the globe. At this year’s event (April 2020), local B.C. and Canadian artists will come from the Metro Vancouver region, Vancouver Island, the interior of B.C., Alberta, and Ontario. 

Symposium on Family Learning, Inclusion and the Value of Play in Museums

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 1:00pm to Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 4:00pm


On December 4–5, 2019, the Canadian Children’s Museum is holding a Symposium on Family Learning, Inclusion and the Value of Play in Museums at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec.

Animating Your Park – Funding Workshop & Community Social

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Join Toronto Arts Council, Toronto Arts Foundation & Park People / Amis des parcs for a FREE funding workshop and community social! This gathering will help you find funding opportunities available for local arts programming in your community. Connect with local artists, community organizers while learning how to plan and host arts events in your neighbourhood parks and public spaces. Anyone interested in learning about arts programming in parks and public spaces is welcome (all ages, artists and non-artists, community organizations, agencies, service providers, etc.) !

Digital Strategy Fund Info Session

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

During this 90 minute info session, program officers will:

  • Provide an overview of the vision and scope of the Fund
  • Help you understand which program component is right for you
  • Offer tips to keep in mind while you write your grant application
  • Answer your questions

Each session will be followed by an informal networking event to help you connect with others in your community who are also interested in working on digital projects.

1 Contrary 5 Agokwe-Nini (Documentary Film Screening)

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Directed by Carmel Whittle & Howard Adler the film “1 Contrary 5 Agokwe-Nini” is a talk-show style documentary film hosted by the one and only ‘contrary’ Alik Beavers (aka Sharp Dopler), and features 5 Agokwe-nini guest speakers: Ashley Grenstone, Benny Michaud, Theo Paradise-Ottawa, Kole Peplinski and Carmel Whittle. They discuss gender, sexuality, Indigenous identity, traditional two-spirit roles, terminology, accessing ceremonial spaces, and safe spaces in mainstream society.

Film Length: 35 mins
Language: English
* Mature Subject Matter