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Winnipeg Art Gallery and National Gallery of Canada Bring Ron Mueck to Winnipeg

Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 22, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is pleased to present an exhibition of work by internationally-renowned contemporary artist Ron Mueck as part of an ongoing partnership with the National Gallery of Canada. NGC@WAG: Ron Mueck opens at the WAG on May 23 and runs...

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May 22, 2015

Behold Olympus! Family Sunday at the WAG

Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 20, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery invites families to experience ancient Greece and Rome at Behold Olympus! Family Sunday. This fun-filled afternoon takes place Sunday, May 24, from 1:30 to 4pm.

Inspired by the WAG’s monumental exhibition Olympus: The Greco-Roman...

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May 20, 2015

Winnipeg Art Gallery and University of Winnipeg Launch Search for First Chair in History of Indigenous Arts

Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 14, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery and the Department of History at the University of Winnipeg announce the search for the first Chair in the History of Indigenous Arts of North America, a new, shared position. Scheduled to begin August 1, 2015, the Chair is at the rank...

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May 14, 2015

WAG Unveils Ancient Treasures with Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin

Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 24, 2015: Zeus, Venus, Athena, Hercules–the gods and heroes of Mount Olympus have arrived at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin opens at the WAG on Sunday, April 26.

Olympus is Manitoba's first major exhibition of classical...

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Apr 24, 2015

WAG Showcases Elisapee Ishulutaq Mural, Yesterday and Today

Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 10, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to showcase a newly commissioned mural by Elisapee Ishulutaq, Yesterday and Today. The twenty-foot oil stick drawing illustrating everyday life in Pangnirtung, Nunavut, is on view until May 31.

“The WAG is proud to display...

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Apr 10, 2015

WAG Displays Youth Art in Annual Exhibition

Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 2, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is once again mounting its annual exhibition of work by young artists enrolled in WAG Studio programs. Through the Eyes of a Child is currently on view and runs until May 10. Ranging from age 5 to 17, the artists come from all across...

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Apr 2, 2015

WAG’s Inuit Art Centre Receives Support from TD to Help Build Bridges Between Canada's North and South

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Thursday, March 26, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is pleased with the announcement of TD Bank Group’s financial support of $500,000 for the Gallery’s new Inuit Art Centre that will progress its goal to further engage audiences with Inuit art and culture.

“The Inuit...

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Mar 26, 2015

WAG Offers Encore of World’s Best Commercials

Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 12, 2015:  The 2014 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is back for a limited time at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. From around the world to the Canadian prairies, this annual compilation of award-winning commercials is being screened on select dates in April...

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Mar 12, 2015

Myth to Marvel: Zeus, Athena, Hercules , and more at WAG Summer Art Camps

Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 11, 2015: The gods and goddesses of Mount Olympus–Zeus, Athena, Hercules, and more–are coming to this year’s Summer Art Camps at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Registration starts today for an exciting series of camps for children and teens, inspired by the WAG’s...

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Mar 11, 2015

The Walrus Talks Comes to Winnipeg and the WAG

TK, 2015 (TORONTO)—The Walrus Foundation is pleased to bring its national event series, the Walrus Talks, to Winnipeg for the first time, with TD Presents the Walrus Talks Arctic, at the Winnipeg Art Gallery on March 26.

The Walrus Talks format features eight compelling speakers for eighty...

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Feb 26, 2015

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