Who We Are

Our Mission 
The Flin Flon Arts Council aims to increase and to diversify the opportunities for citizens of Flin Flon and surrounding district to enjoy and to participate in cultural activities.

Our Vision and Values

  1. To develop and support a Theater School

  2. To seek and acquire new funding for Office and Staff Expansion (Expand local presence)

  3. To support and expand on current marketing strategies

  4. To continue developing community partnerships and liaison with organizations such as Johnny's Social Club and other Arts organizations including Indigenous partnerships.

  5. To support Tourism initiatives in Flin Flon and Creighton

  6. To continue dialogue and project development for the North Central Canada Centre of Arts and Environment eg. Knowledge and Development Course

  7. To continue networking and strive to liaison between Manitoba and Saskatchewan


"The arts reflect profoundly the most democratic credo, the belief in an individual vision or voice . . . The arts' belief in potential gives each of us -- both audience and creator -- pride in our society's ability to nurture individuals."               

                                               - Wendy Wasserstein, playwright 

Board of Directors


President - Linda Eryou

Vice President - Beth Heine

Secretary - Linda Allen

Treasurer - Beth Heine

Past President - Sheri Pearson

Board Members

Nora Fontaine

Ken Pawlachuk

Susan Shairp

Carrie Hume

Margot Gray

Gwen Eggert

Courtney Lycan

Jenilee Lengyel

Our Organizations

Organizations under the Flin Flon Arts Council Umbrella.

  • Flin Flon Community Choir

  • NorVA Centre

  • Northern Lights Dance Academy

  • North Star Quilt Guild

  • Northern Palette Art Club

  • Flin Flon Pottery Club

  • Flin Flon's Blueberry Jam Music Gathering

  • Central Canada Film Group

  • Flin Flon Writers Guild

  • Ham Sandwich Theatre

  • Johnny's Social Club

  • Youth Arts Council

  • Borealis Chamber Choir

  • Local Roots

  • Pineroot Mural Festival


Cultural Coordinator

Crystal Kolt, O.M., is a talented musician and dynamo arts executive who, with boundless enthusiasm, dedicates an incredible amount of energy and hard work to developing a thriving arts and culture scene in the north. Kolt is a typical Canadian artist who has several jobs. She is the cultural coordinator of the Flin Flon Arts Council, coordinator of Culture Days Flin Flon, a member of the provincial task force for Culture Days Manitoba, and director of the Flin Flon Community Choir.