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Urban Shaman: Contemporary Aboriginal Art

  • Status:
    Artist-run Centre, Non-profit 
  • Main Communities Served:
    Adults, FNMI, Aboriginal and Winnipeg arts communities 
  • Main Catchment Area:
    Manitoba, Winnipeg 
  • Languages:
    English 
  • Arts Focus:
    Visual, Media, Installation Arts 
  • Mandate/Mission:
    Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art is a nationally recognized leader in Aboriginal arts programming and one of the foremost venues and voices for Aboriginal art in Canada. Our focus on developing new programming and new ways of presenting it, have resulted in increased exposure and the expansion of our activities. Urban Shaman is dedicated to the Aboriginal arts community and arts community at large. Our mandate is the promotion, dissemination and expansion of discourse relating to contemporary Aboriginal art on a local, national and international level.
    We are committed to serving the needs of emerging, mid-career, and established Aboriginal artists through exhibitions and associated programming, workshops, residencies and curatorial initiatives.
    We are committed to facilitating artistic production, education, and the appreciation of contemporary art as an important and empowering tool for Aboriginal peoples.
    We are dedicated to meeting the needs of artists by providing a vehicle for artistic expression in all disciplines and at all levels by taking a leadership role in the cultivation of Indigenous art. 
  • Main Contact Name:
    Daina Warren, Director, Curator 
  • Phone:
    (204) 942-2674 
  • Main Contact Email:
    info@urbanshaman.org 
  • Website:
  • Address:
    203-290 McDermot Avenue
    Winnipeg, MB  R3B 0T2 

Last updated on 2013-08-31 10:24:09. Photos credit of: Daina Warren - Submitted by: Daina Warren, Director/Curator, Urban Shaman: Contemporary Aboriginal Art