Portage & District Arts Centre

11-2nd Street NE  Portage la Prairie  MB  R1N 1R8  Tuesday to Saturday  11:00am to 5:00pm

tel (204) 239 6029   fax (204) 239 1472   email pdac@mts.net


PDAC Gallery and Gift Shop Hours


The Portage & District Arts Centre Gallery and Gift Shop is open to the public Tuesdays to Saturdays from 11:00am to 5:00pm (closed on the Saturdays of long weekends).

Thank You

Current Exhibitions



Oil on canvas abstract paintings by Aija Aleksandra Svenne.

Exhibition Dates: September 1 - October 9, 2015

Exhibition Opening: Sunday, September 13 at 2:00pm



Exhibition Dates: TBA

For more information visit Gallery Exhibits

With the generous support of the Manitoba Arts Council

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The Portage & District Arts Centre is offering a fantastic Dance Program for the 2015 - 2016 Season, ages 3 to adult.

Jazz, Cheer, Hip Hop, Pre-Pointe, Contemporary, Ukrainian, Ballet and Tap.

This program starts in September and runs until April, ending with a spectacular Dance Recital.

Registration starts Tuesday, August 4, 2015.

For more information visit Dance Program


The Portage & District Arts Centre has many gift ideas

for the Outdoorsman, for the Cook, for the Crafter,

for the Reader, for the Little One, for the Artist and for

All Occasions...

Our Gift Shop is open Tuesday to Saturday,

11:00am to 5:00pm. 

Visit our Gift Shop page for more details.

Looking for Unique & Locally Made Gift Ideas???

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PDAC Will Be Closed Labour Day Long Weekend


The Portage & District Arts Centre Gallery and Gift Shop will be closed Saturday, September 5 to Monday, September 7, 2015 for the Labour Day Long Weekend. Open again Tuesday, September 8.

Portage & District Arts Centre Bursary Program


Through the administration of funds by the Community Foundation of Portage & District, the PDAC Bursary Program awards one bursary each year. The successful applicant will have been chosen from one of the four bursary programs available. DEADLINE FOR ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE MARCH 31 EACH YEAR. The bursary will be presented at that year’s Annual General Meeting.

For more details on the PDAC Bursary Program & the applications click HERE

NEW Fall 2015 Classes & Workshops

Children’s Classes: Painting, Pottery & Drawing

Adult Classes: Pottery, Painting, Quilting, Dancing & Spanish Lessons

Weekend Workshops: Digital Photography, Stained Glass, Chinese Tea Appreciation, Wet-Felting, Image Transfer &

An Evening of Acrylics

Visit our Classes & Workshops page for all the details.

NEW PDAC Reel Event 2015 / 2016

Bringing to Portage la Prairie the Best Canadian and Foreign Independent films you hear the critics rave about!  Screening films different from mainstream Hollywood.  Films that make you think!

3rd Wednesdays of the month starting October 21, 2015. Screenings @ 7:30pm at the Cinema Centre Theatre, 225 Prince Avenue, Portage la Prairie.

NEW 2015 - 2016 Dance Program

Season Passes are only $48 for 6 fantastic movies!!!

Available now at the Portage & District Arts Centre Gift Shop.

Purchase a Season Pass and receive a $1 discount

off regular admission for other movies at the Cinema

Centre between October 1, 2015 and April 30, 2016.

Local Sponsor:



REGISTER TODAY...Space is Limited!

For more information visit

Reel Event

NEW PDAC Annual General Meeting


You are invited to attend the Portage & District Arts Council AGM on Thursday, September 25, 2015 at 5:30pm, at the Portage & District Arts Centre, 11-2nd Street NE, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 3A1.  Mission State of the Portage & District Arts Council: To provide opportunities for engagement in diverse arts experiences and quality skill development.