Concert Movies at the Cube

Exchange District BIZ Updates

We’re in the heart of summer, and the Exchange District continues to be the perfect spot for taking in many of Winnipeg’s best festivals, patios, shopping and dining— or simply enjoying the gorgeous backdrop of our turn-of-the-century national historic district. This summer, we’re adding even more to the fun with Concert Movies at the Cube, which kicks off on Friday, August 3rd with Talking Heads’ iconic Stop Making Sense. Heralded by Rolling Stone (and many others) as “the greatest concert movie ever,” we’ll be screening this classic outdoors on the big screen. “Just like we’ve done with Alleyways in the Exchange, we wanted to take a good idea, give it an Exchange District twist, and make it something unique and …

Acclaimed Sculptor, Joe Fafard, at Mayberry Fine Art

Exchange District BIZ

On Friday, July 6 Mayberry Fine Art is opening an exhibition of never-before-seen sculptures and recent works by internationally acclaimed Saskatchewan artist Joe Fafard. And as part of First Fridays in the Exchange Joe Fafard will be at Mayberry Fine Art for an opening reception on July 6, from 5-9 pm. Considered one of the most original Canadian artists of his generation, Fafard is perhaps best known for his sculptures of animals, however his work is also focused greatly on the human form. He has created portraits of many well-known artists considered as masters in western art history (Carr, Picasso, Rousseau, Kahlo, Rivera, Matisse, Renoir etc.) as well as Vincent Van Gogh, a re-occurring muse of Fafard’s. The exhibition sees …

Wayfinders here to help you navigate the area

Exchange District BIZ Updates

We are excited to introduce our new wayfinders! You can easily spot these new additions to our team out and about in the Exchange District, possibly even on bike! Just as their name suggests our wayfinders are here to help you find your way around the Exchange District. Our area is growing fast, and we are introducing new active transportation infrastructure – like the new protected bike lanes, that have been beautifully painted by local artists. And we want to be sure that we are making the area accessible and easy to navigate for all modes of travel. Whether you need direction and information about lanes and biking programs in the area, help with parking, help taking full advantage of …