Business Improvement Zone

Trans + FORM: Transcona 2017

Trans + FORM: Transcona 2017

In recognition of Canada's 150th birthday, and as a part of Culture Days, the Transcona BIZ is working to trans + FORM Transcona.

trans + FORM is a celebration of imagination, embracing the urban form together with the creativity in each of us, as individuals and as a community. trans + FORM is a festival that celebrates public art, culture and community! With art activities for everyone, live music and dance performances for youth, and indie film screenings from local Transcona film makers with the Transcona Museum.

All events are free, but some, because of space limitations require pre-registration.

DATES: September 29 - October 1, 2017

REGISTRATION INFO

All events are Free, but for some, due to space limitations you MUST register. To register for an event, select the event and the day and call the BIZ Office at 204-222-8566.  All registrations are on a first come first served basis. We may establish waiting lists if demand exceeds supply.

 

EVENT SCHEDULE


FRIDAY, SEPT 29

4:30 Opening Remarks and meet the artists

5:00 - 8:00 pm  Multi-media Urban-style Paint Night with SprayNight Winnipeg, Transcona Centennial Square, 135 Regent Ave W.  SOLD OUT

8:00: - 11:00pm The Transcona Short Film Festival, with the Transcona Museum, under the stars at Transcona Centennial Square, 135 Regent Ave W.  Contact the Transcona Museum for the details of this event.


SATURDAY, SEPT 30

Mural painting all day at various locations in downtown Transcona

10:00 am - noon  3D Virtual reality Painting,
East End Community Centre, 517 Pandora Ave E

Join us to watch what could be the future of creativity! Paint 3D art inside a Virtual Reality Studio, watch live 3D art being created on the big screen, try it for yourself and create dynamic 3D paintings, keep your file to share on social media (bring your own USB stick).

This is event is free but if you want to try 3D Virtual Reality painting, you must register to get a time slot. There are a limited number of slots available. Register here  or call the BIZ Office to book your painting time. Participants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

URBAN CULTURE PERFORMANCE DAY- All day urban dance, hip hop, music & live art
DJs and dance battles, with Nereo II and friends. Watch BBoys and Girls with their awesome mesmerizing moves and groove to the beats and tunes. Featuring 3Peat, Crabskull, CJ the Grey. 2 on 2 Crew Battle, All styles Dance Battles and Live Art!

11:00 am - 5:00 pm Alleyways Artists' Market

In the lane behind Transcona Centennial Square. Buy art, art-related swag, artist supplies, made by hand crafts and more!

Vendors TBA


SUNDAY, OCT 1

Mural painting all day at various locations in downtown Transcona

9:00 am - 12:00 noon Learn to Draw

Transcona born & raised professional artist James Culleton will show you the easy way to create outstanding line drawings using his blind contour method.  James sculpture works can be seen across Winnipeg, notably at the West End Cultural Centre.  All art supplies will be provided.

This is event is free but if you want to attend this class, you must register. There are a limited number of seats available. Register here  or call the BIZ Office to book your painting time. Participants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

 

 

10:00 am - noon  3D Virtual reality Painting,
East End Community Centre, 517 Pandora Ave E

Join us to watch what could be the future of creativity! Paint 3D art inside a Virtual Reality Studio, watch live 3D art being created on the big screen, try it for yourself and create dynamic 3D paintings, keep your file to share on social media (bring your own USB stick).

This is event is free but if you want to try 3D Virtual Reality painting, you must register to get a time slot. There are a limited number of slots available. Register here  or call the BIZ Office to book your painting time. Participants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Noon - 1:00 Hot Dog Lunch at Transcona Centennial Square
in support of the Transcona Optimists
Transcona Centennial Square, 135 Regent Ave W

Mix 'n mingle with your community and the artists while enjoying music and art.

Noon - 2:00pm  Kids' Art Creation and Chalk Walk
Transcona Centennial Square, 135 Regent Ave W.

Free drawing, painting and chalk art for kids. Art supplies are provided.


 

 

 

trans + FORM Artists’ Market

If you're an artist and would like to see your work at our Artists' Market on Saturday, September 30th, 2017, please apply here:

Art Market Application

Please note that we have a VERY limited supply of tents and tables. We are strongly encouraging artists to bring their own.

SPACE IS LIMITED SO APPLY NOW.

community artists paint...

Multi-Media Urban-Style Paint Night

 

 

SOLD OUT

trans + FORM Street Art Festival kicks off on Friday evening with a paint night like no other! Join us to unleash your inner Banksy with our street art style paint night.  All materials are provided.  Outdoors at Transcona centennial Square. This event is FREE but requires registration as we only have 20 spaces available.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29TH.
5:00 pm  - 8:00 pm

Please contact the BIZ Office if you'd like to be on the waiting list in case of cancellations.

 

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