The Power of the Arts to Build Resilient Communities

Panel Discussion

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Mural by Jessica Canard

NAC Co-presentation

Hosted by Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) co-curators of INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE, Jaimie Isaac and Julie Nagam, this panel discussion that is part of the WAG’s Art for Lunch series will be a stimulating conversation exploring the potential and power of the arts to build resilient communities. The panel will feature award winning community mobilizer Michael Redhead Champagne, visual artists Kenneth Lavallee and Jessica Canard, and Music Director of the National Arts Centre Orchestra, Alexander Shelley.  Also on offer is a chance to participate in a Collaborative Community Mural Project with Jessica Canard before and after the discussion.


11:00-12:00pm. Community Collaborative Mural Making with Jessica Canard, Lecture Room, Winnipeg Art Gallery

12:15-1:00pm.   Panel Discussion, Muriel Richardson Auditorium

13:00-13:30. Community Collaborative Mural Making with Jessica Canard, Room TBD, Winnipeg Art Gallery

Mural by Jessica Canard
Jaimie Isaac and Julie Nagam © Joe Bryksa Winnipeg Free Press
Alexander Shelley
Michael Redhead Champagne
Kenneth Lavallee © Justin Samanski-Langille Winnipeg Free Press