Category - Galleries & Museums

Hot this week February 5 to 11

Another new week and we’ve got another round of events right here waiting for you. There’s absolutely no need to find yourself anywhere else if you’re all about a good time. From wintry escapades to get you out and about, to soulful dining to get you warmed up for your next adventure, we encourage you to get out and enjoy everything Manitoba has to offer. Here’s what’s hot. Discover your joie de vivre! February 16 to 25 Whittier Park, Winnipeg Where else can you find indoor and outdoor kids activities, toe-tapping concerts, the best French-Canadian food, an...

Hot this week – January 29 to February 4

Good music and great food. Two of life’s greatest gifts and lucky for you, you can find them both right here in Manitoba and then some. This week, Manitoba just keeps on giving and you’re definitely in for a week filled with activities to pique the senses and have you begging for more. Here’s what’s hot. Unpack the genius of the New Music Festival January 29 to February 2 various venues, Winnipeg Music is the food of life. And play on it will over five days during the Winnipeg New Music Festival . This festival unites artists across Canada and around the world for a...

Hot this week – January 8 to 14

With a promising forecast ahead, it looks like it’s going to be a fantastic week to get outside for a flurry of fun. Winter just wouldn’t be complete without skating, tobogganing, dog sled racing and hockey – so don’t miss out! Here’s what’s hot this week in Manitoba… Watch the dog races at a winter festival January 13 to 14 Vita & Area Vita & Area’s town-wide winter festival is kicking off for its second year , featuring dog sled races, skijoring races, skating, maple taffy making, sleigh rides, a toboggan hill and more. Discover a...

Hot this week – January 2 to 7

Header photo by Viraj Nagar New year, new adventures! 2018 is off to a particularly magical start as the mesmerizing Ice Castles gets ready to open its luminescent doors later this week. And the winter fun doesn’t stop there, with curling, skating, snowshoeing and skiing happening all over the province. Here’s what’s hot this week in Manitoba… Discover a magical world of ice Photo by Viraj Nagar Opens January 5 The Forks It’s here, it’s finally here! Ice Castles is an awe-inspiring outdoor experience that brings fairytales to life through interactive ice...

Hot this week – December 18 to January 1 – Winter break edition

It’s the hap happiest season of all in Manitoba, and the holiday spirit has fully taken over the province. May your holiday break be filled with plenty of time spent with loved ones and an abundance of good food. See you in 2018 as we begin a whole new year of What’s Hot in Manitoba! Watch an oldie but goodie at The Met Dec 19 The Met Get prepared for a journey to Christmas past by gathering at The MET for a jolly good screening of It’s a Wonderful Life . No need to eat before you go as The Met will be serving dinner with the film. Feel the spirit of Christmas to the ballet The...

See over 150 nativity scenes at Festival des Crèches in St-Georges, Manitoba

Nestled into a quiet library in the town of St-Georges is one of Manitoba’s best kept secrets. You don’t have to be religious to appreciate the collection of crèches, or nativity scenes, that this little town holds near and dear to its heart. See it for yourself: the collection of over 150 nativity scenes is on display at the Festival des Crèches , happening from now until January 5, 2018 in St-Georges, Manitoba. While its location and display remains humble (for now, there are plans to move the festival into the new town museum next year), it’s the heart of the collection...

Au coeur des Prairies, le Musée canadien pour les droits de la personne porte le flambeau de l’espoir

Située au confluent des rivières Assiniboine et Rouge, La Fourche est un lieu historique de rencontre et d’échange depuis 6000 ans. Ce n’est d’ailleurs pas par hasard si c’est également le site d’un édifice tout à fait unique qui a transformé la ligne d’horizon de Winnipeg en 2014. Le Musée canadien pour les droits de la personne est un endroit qui nous rassemble autour d’une idée, de l’exploration du concept des droits de la personne, afin de mieux comprendre les injustices qui ont vu le jour au cours des temps. Faire l’expérience de ce musée bilingue, c’est de cultiver l’espoir malgré les...

5 outrageously charming towns in Manitoba that you’ll want to move to right now

If you’re a city dweller, you may or not may have the occasional day dream about moving to the countryside; perhaps to run a petting farm or to simply take time to breathe in the fresh air. Whether or not this dream will come to fruition, there are plenty of towns right here in Manitoba that might spark your interest. And while we aren’t in any position to declare these towns as the province’s cutest, they are certainly contenders. Here are 5 charming towns in Manitoba that you’ll definitely want to move to… Carberry Nicknamed King Spud Country by locals,...

10 cool things in Brandon that Winnipeggers probably don’t know about

Header photo by Shaun Cameron Where in Manitoba can you find hipster coffee shops, incredible art galleries, a vintage ice cream shop and lively music festivals? As Manitoba’s second largest city, it’s amazing that a culturally rich city like Brandon still remains as a bit of a hidden gem (especially to many Winnipeggers). Choose a season, any season, and set your sights west to this incredible prairie city. Here are 10 places in Brandon that you need to check out ASAP… Fraser Sneath Coffee 1031 Rosser Avenue Coffee and tea lovers will be right at home at this trendy cafe in...