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Ron Paley Kicks Off WAG’s Jazz on the Rooftop Concert Series

The Ron Paley Big Band opens the WAG’s 32nd season of Jazz on the Rooftop on Thursday, July 8.

Pianist, electric bassist, composer—Ron Paley got his training touring with the Buddy Rich and Woody Herman big bands, He returned to Winnipeg 34 years ago to form his own band and they've been a...

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Jun 23, 2010

WAG Displays Work of Studio Programs Adult Students

Although The Winnipeg Art Gallery is known for its wonderful annual children’s art show, the adults taking art classes with the Gallery’s Studio Programs also have their time to shine. And that time is the public reception for the opening of the Adult Students’ Art Show taking place in the WAG’s...

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Jun 23, 2010

Hundreds of Entries Make WAG’s Flag Contest Huge Success

The Winnipeg Art Gallery’s WAG Your Flag for Canada art contest has drawn hundreds of entries from children all over Manitoba and the result is hanging on the outside wall of the WAG for the summer.

The contest asked young people age 18 and under to submit their artwork, primarily in red and...

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Jun 8, 2010

WAG WAG Exhibition Examines the Perception of Nudity in Canadian Art

The Nude in Modern Canadian Art, 1920-1950, opening at the Winnipeg Art Gallery looks at how the nude body has been perceived and represented by Canadian artists throughout the first half of the 20th century. There will be a public opening of the exhibition at 7:30pm, Thursday, June 17. It...

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Jun 8, 2010

WAG Installation Honours Truth and Reconciliation Commission

When the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hosts the first of its seven national events in Winnipeg June 16 to 19, the Winnipeg Art Gallery will play an important role. Hanging in the WAG’s two-story Eckhardt Hall will be We Are Sorry, two 20’ x 45’ vinyl panels containing excerpts from the...

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Jun 3, 2010

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