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Manitoba Inuit Association Joins WAG on Memorial Boulevard

Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 1, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is pleased to welcome Manitoba Inuit Association (MIA) to the corner of Memorial Boulevard and St. Mary Avenue. With its new location in the WAG Studio building, MIA shares more than just a space with the WAG. The two partner...

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Sep 1, 2015

Winnipeg Art Gallery and University of Winnipeg Announce Scholar and Curator Dr. Julie Nagam as First Chair in History of Indigenous Arts in North America

Winnipeg, Manitoba, August 12, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery and the Department of History at the University of Winnipeg are pleased to welcome Dr. Julie Nagam as the first UWinnipeg/WAG Chair in History of Indigenous Arts in North America. This joint position with the Gallery and University,...

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Aug 12, 2015

WAG Offers BOGO Friday Nights this August

Winnipeg, Manitoba, August 5, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to offer Buy One Get One free (BOGO) admission every Friday night for the month of August 2015. From 5-9pm, visitors will have access to all the galleries at two-for-one pricing, including the WAG’s summer blockbuster...

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Aug 5, 2015

WAG Director & CEO Dr. Stephen Borys Named to Association of Art Museum Directors Board

Winnipeg, Manitoba, July 31, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery announces the appointment of Director & CEO Dr. Stephen Borys to the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) Board of Trustees. Dr. Borys is the only Canadian member.

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Jul 31, 2015

WAG Calls for Knitters and Crocheters as part of Inaugural CRAFTED Show + Sale

Winnipeg, Manitoba, July 28, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is calling for volunteers to help yarn storm part of the WAG! “Yarn storming” or “graffiti knitting” is a type of street art that employs colourful displays of knitted or crocheted yarn or fibre. The yarn storm project is part of

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Jul 28, 2015

WAG Offers Brickstorming Workshops and Building Contest Inspired by Olympus

Winnipeg, Manitoba, July 16, 2015: LEGO®, LEGO and more LEGO at the Winnipeg Art Gallery! Back by popular demand, the WAG is hosting “brickstorming” workshops inspired by the LEGO viewports found in this summer’s blockbuster exhibition, Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin. LEGO...

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Jul 16, 2015

WAG Offers $5 Friday Nights this July

Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 30, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to offer $5 admission every Friday night for the month of July 2015. From 5-9pm, visitors will have access to all the galleries for this reduced fee, including the WAG’s summer blockbuster exhibition Olympus: The Greco-Roman...

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Jun 30, 2015

WAG and SIR Bring Antony and Cleopatra Amongst Olympus

Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 25, 2015: In collaboration with Shakespeare in the Ruins, the Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to present a special edition of Antony and Cleopatra that will move you through the WAG… literally. The classical tale is right at home at the WAG, running alongside the...

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Jun 25, 2015

WAG and Artist/Curator Jaimie Isaac Awarded Canada Council Grant for Aboriginal Curatorial Residency

Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 19, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to announce that artist and curator Jaimie Isaac has been named the WAG’s new Aboriginal Curatorial Resident. Starting in September 2015, the two-year position is the result of a successful grant application to the Canada...

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Jun 19, 2015

WAG Celebrates Launch of LEGO® Viewports

Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 10, 2015: Everything is awesome, even Greco-Roman antiquities! The Winnipeg Art Gallery is hosting a special Kids’ Launch to celebrate the unveiling of the LEGO viewports found within the Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin exhibition. This fun-filled...

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Jun 10, 2015

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