Call for Winnipeg Design Festival curator

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Storefront Manitoba is looking for a motivated individual (or team) to take over the reigns of Festival Curator for the 7th edition of the Winnipeg Design Festival in September 2017.

The Winnipeg Design Festival is Storefront Manitoba’s largest annual open and public event that aims to share, discuss, promote, and celebrate design in the province. Last year, the Winnipeg Design Festival experienced growing demand and participation with an estimated 2,500 attendees spread over more than 20 events.

Festival events, including lectures, symposiums, interactive installations, tours, and exhibits, are the primary means of interaction with the broader community. Each event intends to bring the professional and creative community together with the public to continue a dialogue of design in the city.

The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, has exceptional written and graphic communication skills, has strong interpersonal skills, is well organized, can manage budgets, and above all is passionate about design and design culture.

Visit to download the Festival Curator information document. Deadline for applications is midnight on Thursday April 28th, 2016. 

Contact with any questions about this opportunity.