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
WAG Bids Farewell to Record-Setting Olympus
Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 26, 2016: The Winnipeg Art Gallery bids farewell to the gods and goddesses of Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections from Berlin. The held over exhibition closed to record-setting levels of school outreach and partnerships. Olympus transported audiences to the ancient...
Apr 26, 2016
WAG Gallery Shop Presents Maureen Watchorn Landscapes
Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 20, 2016: Featuring stunning cliffs and valley landscapes, the Gallery Shop at the Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to host an exhibition of work by Winnipeg-based artist Maureen Watchorn. The exhibit focuses on paintings created from 2008-2016 and opens April 21 with a...
Apr 20, 2016
Olympus Held Over to April 17
Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 24, 2016: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is thrilled to offer a last chance to experience Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin. Scheduled to end April 3, the exhibition is extended for two weeks and must close April 17. An exciting final weekend is being organized...
Mar 24, 2016
City of Winnipeg Commits $5 Million to WAG’s Inuit Art Centre
Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 23, 2016: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is overjoyed by the City of Winnipeg’s commitment of $5 million over five years to the WAG’s new Inuit Art Centre. Passed Tuesday, the City’s 2016/17 operating budget includes the first $1 million. This support is a crucial step...
Mar 22, 2016
WAG Offers Encore of World’s Best Commercials
Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 11, 2016: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is presenting an encore of the 2015 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Back for a limited time only, this annual compilation of award-winning commercials is being screened on select dates in March at the WAG’s Muriel...
Mar 11, 2016
WAG Studio Celebrates Milestone Year with Opening of Youth Art Exhibit
Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 8, 2016: The Winnipeg Art Gallery invites the public to an open house celebrating the 80th anniversary of WAG Studio and the 30th anniversary of the Through the Eyes of a Child exhibition. The Gallery will mark these milestones with a free event on March 26 from 1-4pm,...
Mar 8, 2016
Rarely Seen Inuit Art Revealed for First Time in a Generation
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Thursday, March 3, 2016: The world got a first glimpse today at rare and valuable Inuit art – some that has been in storage for decades – as the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) began opening the 300 crates, holding nearly 8,000 Inuit treasures that the Nunavut Government has...
Mar 3, 2016
WAG Gallery Shop Presents Winnipeg’s own Richard Finney
Winnipeg, Manitoba, February 25, 2016: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to present the stunning sculptural work of Richard Finney at the Gallery Shop. Containment opens Friday, February 26 with an artist’s reception from 6-9pm. The show runs until March 19 and all pieces are for sale.
Feb 25, 2016
WAG Extends ‘Epic’ Olympus Exhibit to April 3
Winnipeg, Manitoba, February 23, 2016: Heralded by visitors as “epic,” “stunning,” and “a masterpiece,” the Winnipeg Art Gallery is extending Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin for an extra few weeks. Scheduled to run until March 6, the monumental show is being held over to April...
Feb 23, 2016
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