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Brenda Lafreniere receives a star blanket at the Indigenous Awards of Excellence.

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Campus leaders honoured at fourth annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence

March 11, 2020 — 
Family, friends and community gathered this week to celebrate 10 recipients of the Indigenous Awards of Excellence.

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Exhibition curated by Oliver Botar brings Bauhaus to the masses

February 10, 2020 — 
Professor Oliver Botar sat down with UM Today to talk about Bauhaus design, why you are probably interacting with the design right now and don’t know it, and how UM contributed to the movement in Canada.

2019 UM Welcome Day Volunteers - Orientation

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Volunteer at UM Orientation 2020!

January 31, 2020 — 
Orientation volunteers and more experienced Orientation team leaders build skills in leadership and communication, and receive credit on their co-curricular record (CCR). 

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Akimbo: We the Centre at Patel Division Projects, Toronto

January 13, 2020 — 
'There must be something in the river water that runs through the city because Winnipeg continues to provide a home for new artists'

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Announcing new leadership appointments

December 4, 2019 — 
UM is pleased to announce acting and extended appointments

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Gedi Sibony’s 'The King and the Corpse 2018.' Portable porcelain-steel façade, steel, bolts, screws, wood, c-clamps. Image courtesty of the artist and Green Naftali.

Dialogues in Art

November 19, 2019 — 
Internationally acclaimed artist Gedi Sibony will share his experiences with students and the public

Alumnus Luther Konadu [BFA(Hons)/2019] won first prize, the Joan McConnell Award & Residency for Outstanding Work, for his piece Figure as Index.

Alumni win esteemed art prize

November 5, 2019 — 
Two School of Art alumni have won the prestigious Salt Spring National Art Prize

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Victoria McIntosh smiles as her art is unveiled.

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A Creation Story illustrated on glass

October 18, 2019 — 
“Pay attention. Don’t get ahead of yourself. The moment is right now. That’s what the stories are about.” - Victoria McIntosh

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Announcing the Recipients of the 2019 Awards for Canadian Visual Artists and Curators

October 18, 2019 — 
Bachelor of Fine Arts student Annie Beach and alumna Niamh Dooley [BFA (Hons)/17] from the University of Manitoba were announced on Oct. 17 as two of the recipients of the Hnatyshyn Foundation Awards for Canadian Visual Artists

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Fort Garry campus.

Integrated art and music faculty explored

October 9, 2019 — 
Last week, President Barnard reported to Senate that he has asked Janice Ristock, Provost and Vice-President (Academic), Edward Jurkowski, Dean of the Desautels Faculty of Music, and Jeffery Taylor, Acting Director of the School of Art, to explore the possibilities of creating a new integrated faculty that includes art and music

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