The Arts Council is a non-profit organization
aiding in programming functions according to the needs of the
community, and searching for and acting as a registry for
potential local talent, aiding in its development and recognition.
Carberry Plains Arts Council serves the Carberry, Brookdale,
Wellwood and the Rural Municipality of North Cypress.
The Arts Council sponsors art classes and workshops for
The Arts Council also takes pride in providing quality
performances, including music, comedy and drama, for the community
annual Harvest of Hobbies &
is held the last Saturday in August each year. The Carberry
Community Centre is filled with on average 70 exhibitors displaying everything from crafts and artwork as
well as many local businesses and no profit organizations.
A great time to do your Christmas shopping while supporting the
Annual General Meeting is held every July.
Everyone is welcome to attend without commitment.
consider helping the Arts Council by volunteering or becoming a
Board member (which are definitely in demand!). Call the
Arts office at 834-6617.
Watch for advertisements on our notice board at 122 Main Street
and in the Carberry News Express Classifieds/Community Calendar
sections for notices of classes, workshops or special events.
comes from various contributors through applied grants. Our
primary funding comes from Manitoba Culture, Heritage and Tourism.
Other funding arrives from the Town of Carberry and the Rural
Municipality of North Cypress. Other groups assisting with
our programs and performances are: Manitoba Arts Council, Manitoba
Arts Network, Community Foundations and private donations.
Fees for programs are returned o the council to reimburse
End Service, R.D. Ramsey Ltd, ADM Archer Daniels and Midland, and
McCain Foods have donated funding to use towards funding the
advertising of our performances.
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Last updated May, 2007