Explore the Creative Hub



to anchor and advance Manitoba’s creative industries in Winnipeg’s Exchange District by providing affordable and sustainable space for professional creators to collaborate, innovate, exhibit, and sell creative products at a welcoming, accessible, and inclusive public destination.

First Floor

Second Floor

Established in 1983, Video Pool Media Arts is Manitoba’s only artist-run centre dedicated to the exploration of technology-based art by providing access to the technologies and environments necessary for the exploration, documentation, development and presentation of technology-based arts practices. Their second floor space will house a series of modern flexible labs for production of digital, audio, and video works; administration offices; and equipment rental storage. It will also house their ‘Poolside Gallery’ dedicated to exhibition of media art.

Creative Manitoba Inc. is Manitoba’s Sector Council for the creative industries. Through entrepreneurship training they teach artists how to sustain themselves creatively and financially. Through their management training they increase the productivity and profitability of arts and cultural organizations. They also promote the value of the arts by conducting research and sharing the findings through educational seminars and outreach. Their 3,400 square foot space on the second floor will house a collaborative working space and classroom.