Erin sitting at table selling books and merch
Image by Tracy Peters, 2019.

Plug In ICA Announces New Interim Operations Manager Erin Josephson-Laidlaw

Erin Josephson-Laidlaw will be acting as Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art’s Interim Operations Manager until January 2021 while Angela Forget is on maternity leave. Erin has been with Plug In as bookshop manager since January 2017 and previously held positions with the organization as gala coordinator, public programming intern, gallery attendant, and volunteer. She has worked with Plug In’s staff, volunteers, and board members on various projects and as bookshop manager she coordinated and developed Plug In ICA’s Prairie Art Book Fair, established an online catalogue for our research library, built our shop inventory, represented Plug In at book fairs in Vancouver and New York, and arranged pop-ups throughout Winnipeg. She studied fine art and architecture and has exhibited artwork within Canada and the US.


We are on Treaty 1 Territory. Plug In ICA is located on the territories of the Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.

Plug In ICA extends our heartfelt gratitude to our generous donors, valued members, and dedicated volunteers. We acknowledge the sustaining support of our Director’s Circle. You all make a difference.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Canada Council, the Manitoba Arts Council and Winnipeg Arts Council. We could not operate without their continued financial investment and lobbying efforts.

Plug In ICA relies on community support to remain free and accessible to all, and enable us to continue to present excellent programs. Please consider becoming a member of Plug In ICA and a donor at or by contacting Erin Josephson-Laidlaw at

For more information on public programming and exhibitions contact Nasrin Himada at

For general information, please contact: or call 1.204.942.1043