Is it the cold? The isolation? Manitobans are creative in many unique and artistic ways. The resulting vibrant arts and culture community has helped shape the province's identity.

Prisoner of War Violin 1915

Prisoner of War Violin

Mary Riter Hamilton Painting

Woman Sitting and Thinking

Gabrielle Roy Royal portable typewriter

Roy's portable typewriter (circa 1940)

Werder Clock

1798 Werder clock face

SVAVA Alþýðulegt Mánaðarrit (Book)

Svava Book Gimli 1902

Crazy Quilt

Crazy quilt wide shot

Beaded cushions

Beaded black pillows

hair wreath

Hair Wreath

Criddle Cutouts Collection

Cutout cattle