Exchange District BIZ
492 MAIN ST
Exchange District BIZ has a membership of over 400 businesses; and works to create a safe, clean and beautiful neighbourhood in Winnipeg's Exchange District.
MAWA (Mentoring Artists for Women's Art)
611 MAIN ST
The artist-run centre was founded in 1984, to 'encourage and support the intellectual and creative development of women in the visual arts by providing an ongoing forum for education and critical dialogue”.
MAWA now recognizes the broader spectrum of gender discrimination, and welcomes cis women, trans women and non-binary participants into all programs.
ON! FIRST FRIDAY JUNE 2:
Noon – 1pm
First Friday Lecture: Voices of Resistance by Hamideh Behgar & Niki Saghari
Hybrid event online or in person
Visit mawa.ca for Zoom link
The “Women, Life, Freedom” movement in Iran was sparked by the death of Mahsa Zhina Amini, who was beaten by the morality police on 16 September 2022 for not wearing a proper hijab. The movement has led to ongoing protests in Iran by women fighting for their rights.This lecture will examine how artists around the world have used various forms of art to express their solidarity with the protesters and raise awareness about their cause.
The Edge Gallery and Urban Art Centre
611 MAIN ST
The Edge Gallery is a non-profit organization located in the centre of Winnipeg offering artistic opportunities through exhibitions, special events, and creative workshops.