Government of Canada Contributes $15M to Inuit Art Centre

The Government of Canada announced $15 million in funding for construction for the Inuit Art Centre, through the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund.

“The Government of Canada is proud to invest in the creation of the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s Inuit Art Centre. This unique centre will showcase Inuit art, language and culture, bringing the wonders of the North down south and giving visitors an opportunity to learn more about this majestic part of Canada,” stated the Honourable Melanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage.

Read more in the Winnipeg Free Press, CBC Manitoba, and the Globe and Mail

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