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Arts Disability Network of Manitoba

~ advancing accessible
arts in Manitoba


Gain an understanding of how disability informs and enriches an artist's creative expression, as well as brings new perspective to the world we share.

Arts Health Network Canada

The goal of Arts Health Network Canada (AHNC) is to bring arts and health activities into the mainstream of Canadian life so that all Canadians are able to engage in art for the health of it, as well as the joy of it.

Join the network and Sign Up For their Monthly newsletter, The Connector

ADNM T-Shirts

Created by the Give T-Shirt Company, the ADNM shirts are an ode to the dream of complete artistic freedom for all. Art that is free of barriers, free of prejudice and preconceptions, and art that nurtures and celebrates the unique talents and perspective of those who learn to live and create differently.

Shirts are available through the ADNM Webstore. All proceeds go towards advancing accessible arts in Manitoba.

Call 204-336-2366 for purchasing info

Art + Body: SEE ME HEAR

Art + Body: SEE ME HEAR was an amazing event! Thank you to all the talented artists who participated, all of those who attended and a special thank you to all our wonderful volunteers who made sure everything ran smoothly!

View Full Art + Body Photo Gallery

...But Is It Art?
ADNM Board Member, Harry Paine and Chairperson, Susan Lamberd explore the meaning of Disability Art and the power that lies within the growing culture.
Community News Commons

We would like to thank

Canada Council for the Arts

for its generous support

for this website


Arts and Disability Network Manitoba

The Soapbox Series A Series of FREE Events Focused on Accessibility and the Arts in Manitoba

Hip-hip dancer Bill Shannon.
His Soapbox Series performance takes place
at the CMHR on Oct. 30th

Video credit: Sachi Cunningham and Chandler Evans
The aim is to initiate conversation about accessibility in the arts in Manitoba and identify concrete needs within the community. The series will focus on the needs of individual artists with disabilities as well as those of arts organizations that would like to become more accessible but require support to do so.

The goal is to spur tangible changes within the arts community as a result of this project.

Full Event Details

Street parking available and sites are accessible by bus routes. ASL available upon request. To request ASL assistance, please e-mail at least 3 days prior to event.

All events are free and require registration. To register visit The Soapbox Series Event Page or e-mail

The Ability Axis Employment Expo

October 23 2014
8 am - 4 pm
Victoria Inn
1808 Wellington Avenue
Winnipeg, MB

Guest speaker Richard Pimentel - the world’s most entertaining and provocative speaker on employment and disability issues.

Full Expo Info

Make -- Soft
by Kristin Nelson

Art review by Steven Leyden Cochrane

Winnipeg Free Press

Marie LeBlanc at the
Flash Photographic Festival

Photo by Marie LeBlanc

Photographer, Marie LeBlanc, will be showcasing her work at the Balance Alterative Health Clinic as part of the Flash Photographic Festival.