Indigenous Artists and the Winnipeg Arts Council

The Winnipeg Arts Council supports Indigenous artists and arts organizations in the creation and dissemination of artistic expression.

Inquiries and applications are welcome. For more information on how to access programs, please contact the Winnipeg Arts Council at 204-943-7668 for consultation.

Please review the following public art opportunities and grant programs for one that might fit:

Public Art Opportunities - Southwest Rapid Transit (All Public Art Calls are open to Indigenous and Métis artists (except # 5, which is open only to Japanese Canadian artists). Please note that #1 - Parker and #7 - Markham are specifically requesting applications from Indigenous and Métis artists).

Grants for Artists

Grants for Arts Administrators

Grants for Collectives

Grants for Organizations

The Winnipeg Arts Council Awards

Peer Assessment


Front Image: Frances Koncan's zahgidiwi/love, Winnipeg Fringe Festival, 2016