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



Fine craft & fibre artistry by Helga Schulte-Schroeer.

Exhibition Dates: May 12 - June 20, 2015

Exhibition Opening: Thursday, May 14 at 7:00pm



For more information visit Gallery Exhibits

With the generous support of the Manitoba Arts Council

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Like our page to see what current events are happening including Gallery Exhibitions & Openings, Reel Event Screenings, Gift Shop Sales, Fundraising Events, Classes & Workshops and much more!!!

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2014 - 2015 Dance Program

A great big THANK-YOU to everyone involved with the 2015 Dance Recital! Dancers, Parents, Volunteers, Instructors, PDAC Staff, Families...because of your dedication to the Dance Program this year was a complete success! Thank-you to our sponsors: Investors Group, Westward Ford & Orion Security.

The PDAC Dance program offers dance classes in Jazz, Contemporary, Ukrainian, Hop n’ Bop, Hip Hop, Creative Movement, Intro to Dance, Cheer, Ballet & Pre-Pointe Intro, for ages 3 to adult.  All dance classes start in September and end with a Dance Recital in April.  Registration starts in August of each year.

For more information visit Dance Program

Spring 2015 Programming

Children’s Classes, Adult Classes, Workshops and Extra Curricular Activities...

We have some EXCITING programming for the 2015 Spring season including Young Potters on the Wheel, Busy Bees Creative Kids, Young Artists Mixed Media, Spring Intensive Dance, Adult Pottery, Zumba Dance, Social Dance, Animal Portrait, Applying for Exhibitions, Intro to Wet-Felting & Intuitive Painting.  Keep checking back often for more classes & workshops...

REGISTRATION IS READY NOW!!! Come to the Portage & District Arts Centre Gift Shop and sign up for a class or workshop today.  Open Tuesday to Saturday, 11:00am to 5:00pm.

Visit our Classes & Workshops page for more details.


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 for Canada Day


The Portage & District Arts Centre Gallery and Gift Shop will be closed Wednesday, July 1, 2015 for Canada Day.

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 Summer Arts Camps 2015

Stupendous FUN for ages 7-13 years!

REGISTER TODAY...Space is Limited!

2 HALF DAY CAMPS: Pottery & Fibre Arts Camps

Week One - July 6 to 10, Week Two - July 20 to 24 (9am to 12pm)

FULL DAY CAMP: XCompany PhAT (Physical Arts Training) Camp

August 10 to 14 (9am to 4pm)

Visit our Classes & Workshops page for all the details.