The Carberry Plains Arts Council is proud to offer an After School Arts Program that runs every Monday School is in session from 3:45-5:30pm in basement at 122 Main street.

This program is geared towards ages 6-12 and offers arts and crafts, team building games and exercises,  creative exploration and storytelling elements.

After School Arts is generously supported by Healthy Child Manitoba, the Carberry Community Foundation, and the Municipality of Carberry North-Cypress Langford.

After School Arts is a drop in program that is offered free to participants.  Click here to access our registration form,  completed forms can be emailed to or dropped off at our office located at 122 Main Street.

The Carberry Plains Arts Council Dance Program was created by local instructor Taylor Orchard who is currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Science program at the University of Manitoba.  Taylor is working towards a Master of Science in Physiotherapy with plans to work as a therapist in the Physiotherapy field.

Taylor studied dance at Steppin’ Time Dance Studio and has been involved in a variety of adjudicated competitions as a contender herself and with her students.  She is dedicated to providing programming for a variety of communities is rural Manitoba.

Taylor has mentored with Winnipeg Artist Director/Founder of Difinity Dance Studio & Productions, Stephanie Strugar.  Check out our current offerings this summer through the Carberry Dance Program

Local librarian, Beryl Brandt of Carberry North-Cypress library writes and directs the plays performed by the Teen Drama Program. Her original plays are chalked with funny banter, colorful yet earthy characters, and intriguing local lore.

Heather Jean Jordan is an original songwriter and performer from Kenton, Manitoba.  Heather has performed across Canada and at a number of events in Carberry including; Carberry Winterfest 2017 and the Carberry Mosaic Mural Unveiling.

Heather also teaches Ukulele Workshops here in Carberry and Brandon.  Check out Heather’s next upcoming workshop!

Nova Cassan is a local Carberry artist with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Manitoba.  Dedicated to mentoring and teaching  youth, Nova has held several roles at the Winnipeg community art studio Art City and also taught classes for several years at the Winnipeg Art Gallery

Nova facilitates paint nights and drawing classes with Carberry Plains Arts Council.  On March break 2019 she ran a free week-long youth drawing intensive at Carberry Library that resulted in some amazing work, check out the Youth Drawing Show link to have a look!

Nova is currently working on a mural design that will be painted on the north facing wall of the Carberry post-office, the mural will implement design elements contributed by local Carberry youth and is expected to be complete by spring of 2020.  Sign up for our newsletter to stay posted!

To register for any of our programming Click here to access our online registration form.

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