SPECIAL EVENTS

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RESILIENCE: national billboard exhibition

JUNE 1 - AUGUST 1, 2018.

Resilience rebukes the historical erasure of Indigenous women's bodies and the exclusion of their art. Images by 50 First Nations, Inuit and Métis women artists embody the multitude of connections and contradictions that constitute contemporary Indigenous identities. In inner cities and on highways, sites from which too many women have disappeared, the presence of Indigenous women is made highly visible, individualized (beyond statistics), celebrated. This project is a physicalized reminder of buried histories and diverse contemporary perspectives.  Indigenous women artists present their ideas, their visions, themselves. Curated by Lee-Ann Martin, produced by MAWA. https://resilienceproject.ca/en/

 
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design quarter in the exchange district! tour

THURSDAY, AUG 2, 2018. 6:30-8:30pm | MEET AT fleet galleries (65 albert st.)

On this specially curated, interactive tour led by our very own Executive Director, Zephyra Vun, you will visit four, unique Design Quarter Winnipeg members within the Exchange District. This one-time, exclusive tour will give access to meeting the local business owners and entpreneurs behind each stop, learning about how each contributes to Winnipeg's awesome design culture, plus engage in an interactive, hands-on activity or special experience at each stop! [ Expect to create a little something to take home with you! ] This tour will feature Fleet GalleriesGeneration GreenRubia Darya, and Forth Bar. Tour cost: $35.00, maximum of 10 people to ensure an intimate + engaging experience. Register HERE!

Upcoming: "Design Quarter Downtown! Tour", Thursday, August 23rd, 2018.

 
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MEME FESTIVAL

THURSDAY, AUG 16 - SUNDAY, AUG 19, 2018 | VARIOUS VENUES

MEME (Manitoba Electronic Music Exhibition) takes place August 16th - 19th in downtown Winnipeg.  Venues include The Metropolitan Rooftop Patio, Good Will Social Club, The Pyramid Cabaret, 441 Main and Old Market Square.  MEME features international and local electronic music acts along with multimedia visuals & installations. New for 2018 is a $10,000 grant for a public art & design competition with the winning design to be located in the licensed area at Old Market Square! 

www.memefest.ca    www.facebook.com/MEMEfest