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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

WAG Opens Wanda Koop VIEW from HERE

Winnipeg, Manitoba, February 25, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to present new work by one of Canada’s most important and inventive contemporary artists, Winnipeg’s own Wanda Koop. VIEW from HERE opened February 21 and runs until May 31.

Koop’s new suite of paintings both affirms and...

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Feb 25, 2015

WAG Announces Success of Dalí and Beaverbrook Exhibitions

Winnipeg, Manitoba, February 24, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery announces the successful run of Dalí Up Close and Masterworks from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery. The two blockbuster shows closed February 22, attracting over 40,000 visitors to the WAG.

“This was Manitoba’s first major exhibition...

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Feb 24, 2015

Art & Soul 2015 Another Sell-Out Success for WAG

Winnipeg, Manitoba, February 18, 2015: Art & Soul: The Lucid Dream, the latest iteration of the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s annual fundraiser, was a sellout, raising thousands of dollars for the WAG.

Art & Soul: The Lucid Dream, held Saturday, January 31, was inspired by the WAG’s Dalí Up Close...

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Feb 18, 2015

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