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Our programs can help you take the next step in your career, book a tour through rural Manitoba, or expand your professional network. 

For Visual Artists

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Rural Arts Mentorship Program (RAMP)

A four-weekend mentorship program with studio visits for up to 5 artists led by a professional mentor, culminating in an exhibition.

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Manitoba Rural & Northern Juried Art Show (MRNJAS)

This annual exhibition features award-winning artworks from the regional juried arts shows held across Manitoba each year.

Touring Exhibition Program

Apply to our Touring Exhibition Program 

Get paid to have your art tour across Manitoba and have someone else coordinate it.

For Performing Artists

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RBC Emerging Artist Mentorship & Showcase

musicians with professionals to learn about showcasing & touring, culminating in a live showcase opportunity.

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Apply to Showcase

Artists perform a 15-minute live showcase for Manitoba presenters/buyers. MAN coordinates tours for the showcasing artists based on interest. An average touring season coordinated by MAN yields 10-15 tours and 50-60 performances in member communities across Manitoba — resulting in up to $190,000 in artist fees throughout the year.

Manitoba Showcase

Manitoba Showcase

Manitoba Showcase is an annual visual & performing arts conference that features some of the best Canadian artists, from a wide range of genres, for Manitoban presenters and galleries, connecting them with future opportunities and collaboration. The preeminent event of its kind in Manitoba, Showcase engages over 150 artists, presenters, agents, managers, and industry stakeholders to exchange ideas and develop and rekindle relationships

“Manitoba Arts Network provides wonderful opportunities for learning, sharing best practices and collaboration. Every workshop/webinar was thought provoking, informational and something we can take back to create positive outcomes for the organization and the community.”