Manitoba Rural & Northern Juried Art Show

The Manitoba Rural and Northern Art Show is juried by a panel of professional artists. A cash prize is awarded to first, second, and third place winners. Through events and programs like the Manitoba Rural and Northern Art Show, the Manitoba Arts Network connects communities from across Manitoba.

The Manitoba Rural and Northern Juried Art Show is an annual exhibition that highlights the creative accomplishments of rural artists across Manitoba. The exhibit introduces Winnipeg audiences to the artistic work generated by visual artists from beyond the perimeter (Eastman, Westman, Central, Parkland, Northern and Interlake Regions). A diverse range of media (painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, ceramics and textiles) is exhibited. Artists are invited to participate after being selected as winners in their regions’ juried art show.

2018 Regional Juried Art Shows

Regional Juried Art Shows take place annually in most regions throughout the province. Artists interested in qualifying for the Manitoba Rural & Northern Juried Show should first submit their artwork to the Regional Juried Show taking place in the region where they live.


A Northern Juried Art Show
Date: Thursday June 28 – Sunday July 1, 2018
Location: NorVA Centre, Flin Flon
For more info call the NorVA Centre.

Whitney Lake near Flin Flon (source Wikipedia)

Other Regional Juried Art Shows: (already occurred)

Westman Juried Art Show and Travelling Gallery
Date: April 19-21, 2018
Reception: April 21, 2018 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Souris Community Hall (32 3rd Avenue. West)

Central Region Juried Art Exhibit
Date: April 25-26, 2018
Private Reception April 26 from 6:00 – 7:00 PM
Public Opening: 7 – 8:30
Location: Holland Community Hall

39th Interlake Juried Art ShowDate: April 27 – 29, 2018
Reception: Public viewing: Evening April 27, April 28 and April 29 noon – 3:00 pm
Location: Selkirik Recreation Centre Banquet Hall 180 Easton Avenue, Selkirk, MB——

Parkland Regional Art Show
Date: May 4-6, 2018
Reception: May 5, 2018
Workshop: May 6, 2018
Location: Watson Art Centre
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Eastman Juried Art Show
Date: 2019
Host: TBA

2018 Regional Art Shows

The Central Region Juried Art Exhibition is organized by the Central Cultural Council, which consists of the Tiger Hills Arts Association, Golden Prairie Arts Council, Portage & District Arts Council, Pembina Hills Arts Council, and the Recreation & Regional Services.

The Interlake Region Juried Art Exhibition is organized by the Gwen Fox Gallery – Selkirk Community Arts Council (SCAC).

The Northern Region Juried Art Exhibition is organized by committee members at the NorVA Centre in Flin Flon, Education Centre in Leaf Rapids, Lynn Lake Friendship Centre, Sam Waller Museum, and committee members of the Thompson Regional Community Centre (TRCC) .

The Parkland Region Juried Art Exhibition is organized by the Dauphin Art Group. The lead committee is Gloria Baxter, Marilyn Park, Terry Maxwell, and Jan Erickson, with assistance from Manitoba Arts Network, Culture and Heritage, and the Watson Arts Center.

The Westman Region Juried Art Exhibition is organized by Westman is Arts West Council and Souris Art Club for 2018.

The Eastman Region Juried Art Exhibition is scheduled for 2019- more information to follow.