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



Watercolour by Sandi Storen.

Exhibition Dates: June 23 to July 31, 2015

Exhibition Opening: Sunday, June 28 at 2:00pm



Watercolour and pen & ink by Bette Holliday.

Exhibition Dates: July 2 to Aug 8, 2015

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 August Long Weekend


The Portage & District Arts Centre Gallery and Gift Shop will be closed Saturday, August 1 to Monday, August 3, 2015 for the August Long Weekend. Open again Tuesday, August 4.

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

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.

2015 Central Region Juried Art Exhibition Tour

Congratulations to the following artists from the Portage area whose artwork was selected to go on the 2015 CRJAE Tour.

Rebecca Albert (Instamatic), Rebecca Albert (Splash), Diane Day (Spring's Hare), Robert Dondo (Glistening Stones), Ardith Hamilton (The Perimeter Trail), Bette Holliday (Rivers Edge), Michelle Lalancette (Ever So Gently), Fran Pickell (Down on the Farm), Sean Rodd (The Solar Flare), Sean Rodd (The Pain of the Revealing of Reality), Pauline Viallet (Untitled), and Carol Vlooswyk (Winter On The Rails).

The CRJAE Touring Exhibition will be in the Portage & District Arts Centre Main Gallery, August 5 to 29, 2015, open Tuesday to Saturday, 11:00am to 5:00pm.

Exhibition Opening is Thursday, August 6 at 7:00pm. All are welcome to attend.

Visit http://www.crjae.com/ to view these outstanding pieces of artwork.

People's Choice Award Winner

Sean Rodd, The Solar Flare

(coloured pencil/paper)

NEW 2015 - 2016 Dance Program