News/Events

  • Congratulations to our 2018 Experience and Craft Raffle Prize Winners!

    February 21, 2018 News
      The MCC Experience and Craft Raffle ballots were drawn by MCC's most qualified helpers at the opening reception of the annual member show, For the Love of Craft at C2 Centre for Craft.   Congratulations to our Experience and Craft Raffle prize winners:   Glass sculpture by Ione Thorkelsson + Private clay lesson for… Read more
  • Neurocraft

    February 12, 2018 Exhibitions
      C2 Centre for Craft: Shirley Richardson Craft Gallery Gallery Hours: Wednesday to Saturday, 12 - 4 pm Opening Reception: Friday, March 2, 5 - 9 pm Free admission and wheelchair accessible. Wednesday, March 28: Free Children's Brain Book Workshop with Ann Stinner. Registration Required    Artists ash alberg, Dana Kletke, Heather Komus, Chantel Mierau, Lesley Nakonechny, Ann Stinner, Gaëtanne Sylvester, Peter Tittenberger,… Read more
  • Intro to Off-Loom Bead Weaving with Daria Tittenberger

    February 5, 2018 Workshops
    Over the course of four weeks you will learn a variety of off-loom bead weaving techniques such as the even and odd count peyote stitch, the circular peyote stitch, how to properly secure and tie off working threads, and how to follow charted designs.  By the end of the workshop you will be able to… Read more
  • Neurocraft Workshop with Ann Stinner

    February 12, 2018 Workshops
      Register: [RM_Form id='5']   Waiver Agreements: Liability Waiver (Minor) Neurocraft workshop Photography Waiver (Minor) Neurocraft workshop     Read more
  • Intro to Coptic Binding with Debra Plett

    January 29, 2018 Workshops
    Coptic binding dates back to the 4th century where the technique of interlacing threads in carpet making was adapted. A herring bone chain stitch was used to bind sections of papyrus, and later parchment, together between wooden covers. The result is a book that is flexible without sacrificing strength. Because of its unique structure, the… Read more
  • MCC Call for Workshop Instructors

    January 29, 2018 Workshops
      Deadline to apply: February 19, 2018   The Manitoba Craft Council is seeking expressions of interest from professional craft artists who wish to offer hands on classes at the C2 Centre for Craft. Craft is a slow process that is best understood through participation. The Manitoba Craft Council has always aimed to promote and… Read more
  • For the Love of Craft Critique

    January 22, 2018 Events
    We are excited to announce that we are offering a For the Love of Craft Critique facilitated by Alison Gilmor of the Winnipeg Free Press at this year's member exhibition! This event will be an engaging and constructive discussion on the ideas and methods behind participating artist's work and process. Artists will give a brief introduction… Read more
  • MCC Member Talk: Four Days an Inch; Reflections on Textile and Tradition in the Andean Highlands

    January 22, 2018 Events
    With Francesca Carella Arfinengo Saturday, February 10 3:30 - 4:00 pm   Francesca Carella Arfinengo attended Tinkuy, a gathering of textile arts this past November in Cusco, Peru. While there, she re-visited the richness of Andean textile traditions and learnt about the complexities of conserving millenary techniques. The sustainability of artisan life was at the… Read more
  • For the Love of Craft: Opening Reception

    January 22, 2018 Events
    Opening Reception: First Friday, February 2, 2018, 7 - 9 pm   Exhibition Runs: January 27 – February 24, 2018 A celebration of craft and the community that is passionate about it! Featuring Janine Bergamot, Francesca Carella Arfinengo, Janet Carroll, Connie Chappel, June Derksen, Jeanette Dzama, Maurice Dzama, Tracy Fehr, Natalie Ferguson, Pat Findlay, Debra… Read more