Portage & District Arts Centre

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


(re)drawn by Ben Davis

Manitoba Arts Network Touring Exhibition Program

Exhibition Dates: October 18 - November 26, 2016

Exhibition Sponsor: Better Air Systems

Exhibition Opening: Thursday, October 27 at 7:00pm

With the generous support of the Manitoba Arts Council

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Our Gift Shop is open Tuesday to Saturday,

11:00am to 5:00pm. 

Visit our Gift Shop page for more details.

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An exhibit by the Portage Camera Club.

Exhibition Dates: September 13 to October 29, 2016

*Boardroom Gallery is closed every Wednesday

from 12:30pm to 3:30pm.

For more information visit Gallery Exhibits

Fall 2016 Programming - REGISTER TODAY!

Children’s Classes, Adult Classes, Workshops & Extra Curricular Activities

New classes include: Highland Dancing, Puppetry for Kids, Theatre without the Anxiety, Basics of Theatre, Intro to Digital Media, Club Dance, Chinese Tea Appreciation

All this plus your usual favourites like pottery, art play, drawing, mixed media, painting, quilting, social dancing, stained glass, image transfer.

Visit Classes & Workshops for all the details.

The PDAC Reel Event Independent Film Series... NEW SEASON



The Portage & District Arts Centre Reel Event Independent Film Series is rolling for the 13th Season!

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

Available for purchase NOW at the Portage & District Arts Centre Gift Shop.


We are excited to be screening in the William Glesby Centre.

All screenings start at 7:30pm (doors open at 7:00pm).

Visit Reel Event for all the details.

PDAC Will Be Closed for Remembrance Day


The Portage & District Arts Centre Gallery and Gift Shop will be closed Friday, November 11, 2016 for Remembrance Day. We are open, Saturday, November 12, 2016.

NEW Manitoba Hydro Holiday Tour

The MANITOBA HYDRO HOLIDAY TOUR featuring the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra will spread Holiday cheer across Manitoba with special Juno-nominated guests Erin Propp & Larry Roy this holiday season. The festive program, conducted by Julian Pellicano, features a variety of classic holiday favourites.

Wednesday, December 14 at 7:30pm

Reserved seating in the Glesby Centre Theatre

Tickets are available for purchase NOW in the Gift Shop.

Visit Special Events for all the details.


NEW Call for New Directors of the Board


Do you believe that art plays a part in your community? If so, then the Portage & District Arts Centre Board of Directors needs you! There is no residency or age requirement - art touches and involves people of all ages from all communities.

For more information and a more in-depth job description visit About Us

NEW Saturday Dance Stream - REGISTER TODAY!

The Portage & District Arts Centre is offering a 16 week supplemental dance program. New start date is Saturday, October 22, with 8 classes before Christmas break and 8 classes after (no recital for this class).

Classes include Hop N’ Bop (ages 3 - 5), Little Ballerinas (ages 3 - 5), Jazz 1 (ages 6 - 8) and Hip Hop 1 (ages 6 - 8).

Visit Classes & Workshops for all the details.