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The Winnipeg Art Gallery is honouring the 30th anniversary of MAWA (Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art) with an exhibition featuring artists connected to this local arts organization. For three decades, MAWA has earned an international reputation for encouraging and supporting the intellectual...

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery announces the departure of Chief Curator Helen Delacretaz, effective September 5, 2014. Fortunately, she is not going far; she has been appointed Manager of Exhibitions at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery announces the presentation of a special exhibition to salute the upcoming opening of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Seeing Rights and Liberties: Celebrating the Canadian Museum for Human Rights opened Saturday, August 10 and runs until early 2015.

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A pair of modern paintings by the renowned German-American artist Lyonel Feininger are currently on display at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. These works of art, painted in the early twentieth century, are on long-term loan from a private collector, and will remain at the WAG for at least five years....

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to present SKYBOX warming hut on its exterior rampway facing Memorial Boulevard. Those who enjoyed last winter’s Red River Mutual Skating Trail at The Forks will recall SKYBOX as one of the six featured warming huts that dotted the trail, warmed skaters, and...

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery announces it will launch a search for the Gallery’s next Curator of Contemporary Art this September. Effective August 22, Paul Butler, current Curator of Contemporary Art, is stepping down from his post to take on some new projects and focus on his artistic career.

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery is thrilled to be a venue for the 2014 Winnipeg Fringe Festival, running July 16-27. In honour of the Fringe, the Gallery is offering some special deals for all to enjoy!

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to announce exciting new plans for this year’s Gallery Ball, happening on Saturday, October 18. As Winnipeg’s black-tie event of the season, the Ball raises funds and awareness of the WAG’s kids programs.

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery announces the appointment of Bill Elliott as Deputy Director. Elliott retains his current responsibilities as Director of Finance & Operations at the WAG and takes on the responsibility of day-to-day operational oversight under the new title.

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to announce the appointment of Patricia E. Bovey as Director Emeritus. As director from 1999 – 2004, she advanced the mandate of the WAG, presenting an exhibition program of regional, national, and international significance.

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