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Exhibition Openings
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Upcoming Exhibitions

August 10

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Drop-in Tours: 7: Professional Native Indian Artists Inc
Sunday May 25 at 2pm
Sunday June 1 at 2pm
Sunday June 15 at 2pm
Sunday June 22 at 2pm
Sunday July 6 at 2pm
Sunday July 13 at 2pm
Sunday July 20 at 2pm
Sunday July 27 at 2pm
Sunday August 10 at 2pm
Sunday August 17 at 2pm
Sunday August 24 at 2pm
Join one of our tour guides for a look at 7: Professional Native Indian Artists Inc.
Summer Art Camps
Monday, July 7 to Friday, August 22
Here’s your chance to make unique works of art with the help of talented camp artists. Get inspired by the art at the WAG and through exciting field trips, and stage your own mini-exhibition at the end of the week to show off your masterpiece!
WAG Studio Presents: Instructors' Art Show 2014
Thursday, July 31 to Friday, August 22
WAG Studio Presents: Instructors' Art Show 2014
A showcase for the rich variety of visions and passions of the talented artists who teach at the WAG Studio.

Exhibitions

Seeing Rights and Liberties: Celebrating the Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Saturday, August 9 to Saturday, October 4
Seeing Rights and Liberties: Celebrating the Canadian Museum for Human Rights
This fall, Canada will welcome its newest national museum, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. In recognition of the CMHR, and to welcome it to the Winnipeg cultural community, the WAG has mounted this display of works from its collection that speak to human rights.
Bringing Shadow to Light: Gifts from a Manitoba Collection
Wednesday, August 6 to Wednesday, October 15
Bringing Shadow to Light: Gifts from a Manitoba Collection
This exhibition of approximately 40 paintings, drawings, and prints pays tribute to Robert and Margaret Hucal, Manitoba art collectors who, since 1990, have quietly gifted almost 350 works of mostly Canadian historical painting, sculpture, photography, prints, and drawings to the Winnipeg Art Gallery.
MAWA: Celebrating 30 Years of Women’s Art
Thursday, July 17 to Sunday, September 28
MAWA: Celebrating 30 Years of Women’s Art
This year Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA) celebrates its thirtieth anniversary. This selection of artwork, drawn from Winnipeg Art Gallery’s permanent collection reflects various members, mentors, mentorees, and program participants over MAWA’s history.
Skybox
Friday, June 27 to Monday, October 20
Skybox
This summer, the WAG is pleased to present SKYBOX on its exterior ramp facing Memorial Boulevard.
Inuit Fantastic Art
Saturday, May 31 to Sunday, October 12
Inuit Fantastic Art
The theme for this exhibition was inspired by a sculpture competition in Puvirnituq in 1967 and a subsequent exhibition in Winnipeg in 1972. The competition was organized to encourage the carvers to create works of originality and imagination, independent of the usual commercial production. Artists have continued to create these imaginative works over the years and the WAG has a significant number of these sculptures by a variety of different artists.
7: Professional Native Indian Artists Inc.
Saturday, May 10 to Monday, September 1
7: Professional Native Indian Artists Inc.
7 documents one of Canada’s most important early artist alliances, whose members were Norval Morrisseau, Daphne Odjig, Jackson Beardy, Eddy Cobiness, Alex Janvier, Carl Ray, and Joseph Sanchez.
Lynne Cohen: Between Something and Nothing
Saturday, April 12 to Monday, August 18
Lynne Cohen: Between Something and Nothing
This NGC@WAG partnership surveys the pioneering photography of Lynne Cohen. The exhibition traces the evolution of her photography of ‘readymade’ spaces over the past 40 years. In addition to the 21 borrowed works from the NGC, the exhibition will be supplemented with Cohen holdings from the WAG’s collection as well as new work by the artist.
Highlights of Inuit Sculpture
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 to Thursday, December 31, 2015
Highlights of Inuit Sculpture
An exhibition featuring some of the outstanding Inuit sculptures in the WAG collection.
Modernist Traditions: 1900-1950
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 to Thursday, December 31, 2015
Modernist Traditions: 1900-1950
The invention of photography had a lasting impact on how artists in the latter-half of the 19th century came to view the world as shown by these works from the WAG's collection.
The Academic Tradition in Europe & Canada, 1700-1900
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 to Saturday, January 30, 2016
The Academic Tradition in Europe & Canada, 1700-1900
From Rome to Utrecht, European artists in the 17th and early 18th century created the emotionally charged work of the Baroque era. In reaction to the Protestant Reformation, the Roman Catholic Church strove to entice believers back to the fold with gripping and beautiful vignettes of biblical drama
European Renaissance and Baroque Art: 1500-1700
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 to Saturday, January 30, 2016
European Renaissance and Baroque Art: 1500-1700
From the WAG's collection, art produced between the 16th and 18th centuries, originating from the leading artistic centres of Europe.This period is marked by important social and political changes, and art itself underwent a major transformation

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  • February 23 (open at 2pm)
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