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Discover Western Canada's Longest-Running Art School. Where students blend theory, scholarly research, and studio arts to fuel creative and intellectual excellence, supported by renowned, award-winning faculty and cutting-edge facilities.
Fall 2024 Application Deadlines:
School of Art facilities
The School of Art offers wide-ranging facilities to support students’ creative output, many of which are accessible 24/7
- Large-format digital print shop
- Large new darkroom and wet lab spaces
- Extensive sculpture fabrication facilities
- Comprehensive ceramics area with newly built wood-fired kiln
- MAC lab and private editing suites
- Sound stage
- Print media studio equipped for a broad range of print and papermaking processes
The new hub of the School of Art, this award-winning structure houses studios for drawing, painting, studio photography, video and print media, the MAC lab, smart classrooms for art history and studio lectures, the School of Art Gallery, the School’s administrative offices.
The Art Barn provides vast spaces for painting and ceramic classes, as well as private studios for advanced students.
Taché Hall and Media Crib
Creators and Scholars in Visual Art, Music, and Theatre share space in this dynamic building.
Sculpture and Ceramics building
This purpose-built facility houses three-dimensional media, ceramics, and sculpture courses.
School of Art Gallery
The physical and philosophical gateway to the ARTlab, the SoA Gallery serves academic and broader communities through its exhibition and outreach programming, publishing and collecting activities.
Our faculty and staff
Learn from the best – Our acclaimed faculty and staff of practicing artists and scholars activate classroom learning and studio experience with their research, lectures, critiques, workshops, support, and community partnerships.
The School of Art celebrated its centenary in 2013. This long standing commitment to advancing art education and supporting artists and scholars is demonstrated by the creativity and innovation of our graduates, many of whom have made their mark on the national and international scene.
Past students of the School of Art include:
Exhibitions and events
The School of Art actively hosts exhibits and presentations by professional artists and students in several spaces on campus. These exhibition spaces offer possibilities for teaching initiatives, research, and professional opportunities for our students. Many events are organized in collaboration with other institutions nationwide and with the Winnipeg art community.
News and stories
School of Art Show + Sale opens to public on March 8
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School of Art Gallery presents Women at War
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Black History Month is a time to remember, reflect and celebrate!
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School of Art
313 ARTlab Building
180 Dafoe Road
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
General Office Hours:
Monday–Friday, 8:30–4:30 pm
(Closed Statutory Holidays)