WAG@The Forks Opens at the Johnston Terminal
Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 23, 2016: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is branching out with a new satellite location at The Forks. Officially opening June 25 at 10:00am, WAG@The Forks will bring a mix of shopping and art making to the Johnston Terminal.
Manitoban and Canadian art, including a special...
Jun 23, 2016
New WAG Exhibit Acknowledges Residential School Legacy while Highlighting Strength
Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 17, 2016: Winding its way through three levels of the Winnipeg Art Gallery, Qua'yuk tchi'gae'win: Making Good acknowledges the residential school legacy and colonial trauma, but also reveals an enduring strength, resiliency, and courage through art. The exhibition opened...
Jun 17, 2016
WAG Celebrates Winnipeg’s Own Karel Funk
Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 9, 2016: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is proud to feature contemporary painter Karel Funk in the largest and first true survey of his work. The Winnipeg-born and -based artist has received international attention for his mesmerizing portraits of lone figures clothed in...
Jun 9, 2016
WAG Screens THE PASS SYSTEM: Film Exposing Segregationist Policy Against First Nations
Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 1, 2016: The Pass System, a new investigative documentary by filmmaker Alex Williams, exposes newly found documents and testimony about a segregationist practice that forced First Nations to carry a pass in order to leave reserve.
On the heels of sold-out screenings...
Jun 1, 2016
WAG Launches Free First Friday Nights
Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 27, 2016: Searching for something fun and free to do Friday night? Look no further than the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Starting June 3, the WAG is opening its doors with free Gallery admission on the first Friday of every month.
Complimentary entry to the galleries begins at...
May 27, 2016
Marc Chagall meets Esther Warkov: WAG Opens Three New Exhibits
Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 26, 2016: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is preparing for the opening of two exhibitions featuring famed 20th-century artist Marc Chagall, alongside a show highlighting Esther Warkov, one of Manitoba’s most distinctive painters. All three exhibits launch May 28 with a public...
May 26, 2016
Government of Nunavut and WAG promoting Inuit art in Winnipeg
Winnipeg, Manitoba, (May 25, 2016) – The Government of Nunavut (GN), through the Nunavut Development Corporation (NDC), is supporting a new retail space in collaboration with the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) to promote and sell Inuit art. Opening on June 25, WAG@The Forks will be located in the...
May 25, 2016
WAG to Exhibit First Retrospective of Oviloo Tunnillie
Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 11, 2016: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to showcase the first retrospective exhibition of carvings by Oviloo Tunnillie. The artist is one of the most respected Inuit sculptors from the Canadian Arctic and one of very few female carvers to achieve international...
May 11, 2016
Mayor Bowman Announces Funding to Support Inuit Art Centre
WINNIPEG, May 6 2016 – Winnipeg is one step closer to becoming an international leader in Indigenous arts and culture with a City of Winnipeg investment into the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s (WAG) Inuit Art Centre, Mayor Brian Bowman announced today.
Beginning this year, the City of Winnipeg is...
May 6, 2016
Jeff Liba Joins WAG Team as Major Gifts Officer
Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 2, 2016: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Liba as Major Gifts Officer to the Inuit Art Centre Capital Campaign.
Liba brings a wealth of fundraising knowledge and over 15 years of successful philanthropic development. As...
May 2, 2016
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