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Arts and culture News Archive

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School of Art

Arts and culture at UM

September 15, 2023 — 
It’s time for an exciting new season of arts and culture at the University of Manitoba. Whether you are interested in art, music, design, theatre or literary events, there is something to look forward to.

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St. John's College

Welcoming Peter Jaeger, writer in residence, to the college community

September 15, 2023 — 
Peter has seen the world throughout his poetry, writing, and teaching career.  He is the author of fourteen books of poetry, fiction, and criticism, as well as several artist books.

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School of Art

The Undead Archive: 100 Years of Photographing Ghosts – An Exhibition Curated by Dr. Serena Keshavjee

September 12, 2023 — 
Step into a world where the ethereal meets the tangible. The School of Art Gallery presents 'The Undead Archive: 100 Years of Photographing Ghosts'

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School of Art

Kiskithihta Mīthokwesowin: Discovering our Gifts – A Journey of Indigenous Art and Expression

September 6, 2023 — 
Art has long been recognized as a gift that has the power to transcend time, culture, and boundaries. It has the capacity to bridge generations, spark conversations, and cultivate understanding.

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Faculty of Arts

Discover something new: Books to inspire, inform and entertain

August 11, 2023 — 
Providing in-depth insights and analysis on a wide range of topics, from state schooling in British Columbia to essays of love and peace, our faculty are committed to sharing their research and creativity with the world. Whether you’re a student looking to expand your understanding, a researcher in need of reliable sources or simply someone with a thirst for knowledge, this sampling of books released over the past year are sure to provide the guidance you seek.

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Faculty of Arts

Summer reads to pass the days

August 10, 2023 — 
Books have always been the perfect companion for any journey, whether it's a grand adventure to a far-off destination or a quiet retreat in your backyard. To help you decide on your next summer read, here’s some exceptional books from Faculty of Arts alumni published over the past year, each with its own unique attraction.

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Harnessing AI’s creative potential

July 24, 2023 — 
Step into the fascinating world of music composition, where Örjan Sandred, Professor of Composition at Desautels Faculty of Music, is revolutionizing the creative process with the aid of AI.

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Left to right: Kassandra Taverner (2L), Breanne Siwicki, Director of Finance and Administration at aceartinc, and Lisa Haydey (2L).

Faculty of Law

Law Students at Arts Summit

July 17, 2023 — 
On June 15, law students from the Faculty of Law’s L. Kerry Vickar Business Law Clinic attended the Arts & Culture Ideas Summit at the Centre Culturel Franco Manitobain (CCFM). Presented by the Manitobans for the Arts and Creative Manitoba, the event brought together artists, cultural organizations, arts supporters and community members to engage in a collaborative exploration of the arts and culture sector. The summit provided a platform for exchanging ideas, fostering connections, learning from one another and discussing how the arts and culture sector can rebuild and thrive in the changing times. This article reflects on this enriching event including some thoughts from attendees.

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School of Art

School of Art Gallery launches new program to empower the next generation of Indigenous artists.

June 1, 2023 — 
School of Art Gallery is thrilled to announce the launch of our exciting new program, "Kiskithihta Mīthokwesowin: Discovering our Gifts"

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Desautels Faculty of Music

Innovative one-year program to give musicians industry skills for success

May 25, 2023 — 
The Micro-Certificate in Songmaking is designed to teach musicians of popular genres the tools needed to write, record, produce, and promote their music


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