Arpilleras – Traditional Chilean Folk-Art
Arpilleras are embroidered small tapestries with origins in traditional Chilean folk-art. Arpilleras typically feature a bright variety of colours, depicting the artists’ memories or messages they wish to communicate through...
Craftsperson Profile: Shirley Tyderkie
Shirley Tyderkie was a life long crafter, beginning at age four when her grandmother taught her how to knit. In this Craftsperson Profile Shirley talks about how she started crafting...
Sometimes there are mysteries in museum collections. This scrapbook contains woven samples of flax fibre sourced from small communities in four provinces. In 1942 Mdme A. Martin from Riviere Ouelle,...
Manitoba Day | Make a Loom out of Cardboard
Manitoba Day commemorates the day, May 12, 1870, that the province of Manitoba was created and joined the Canadian Confederation. Celebrate Manitoba Day with the Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library...
Craftsperson Profile: Carol James
In this Craftsperson Profile Carol James speaks about her early influences and how she got started in fingerweaving, the importance of craft in her life, and the impact craft has...
Craftsperson Profile: Jordan Van Sewell
Jordan van Sewell is an artist that works in a variety of media, but is most well known for his ceramics. In this Craftsperson Profile van Sewell discusses his influences...
Craftsperson Profile: Judy Stewart
Judy Stewart tells us about her craft journey that led her to the creation of her famous Jenny Doll!
Craftsperson Profile: Amanda Onchulenko
Amanda Onchulenko tells us about her craft journey, and her practice of making art quilts with bold, beautiful and vibrant colour.
Uncovering the Collection | Toys & Games
Uncovering the Collection is a series of videos that showcase some of the less frequently seen objects in the Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library’s collection of over 10,000 items. This...
If you live in Winnipeg, you are probably familiar with the work of artist Leo Mol. He is known for his wonderful bronze sculptures depicting playful scenes of wildlife, public...