Family Programs

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Olympus Viewports

Tuesday, April 28 to Saturday, April 30

Find the hidden viewports within Olympus and marvel as myths from ancient Greek vases come to life before your eyes in animations made by the Panoply Vase Animation Project.


Olympus Odyssey: Mini-Tour and Activity Booklet

Tuesday, April 28 to Saturday, April 30

Use this mini tour and activity guide to discover the treasures of ancient Greece and Rome through looking and drawing activities. For kids ages 6 to 12.

Available at the audio desk in English and French.


Summer Festivals

Thursday, June 4 to Sunday, September 13

Find us in the RED WAG TENT and be inspired to create a fantastic wearable work of art!

Canada Day • July 1 • 12pm-6pm
Folk Fest • July 10-12 • 11:30am-1:30pm
Fringe Fest • July 23-25 • 12pm-6pm
North End Picnic • August 22 • 12pm-4pm
Cyclovia • Sept 11-13 • 12pm-6pm


Family Sunday: Art Olympics

Sunday, October 4 from 1:30pm to 4pm

Visit the WAG with your family for Olympics themed activities hosted by CBC Manitoba and Radio-Canada Manitoba. Reimagine yourself as an ancient Olympian. Watch professional athletes compete in traditional events such as wrestling and long jump. Run the WAG mini-marathon and then settle in with a glass of the nectar of the gods while you craft your own victory shield. This day is sure to be a spectacular spectacle of strength, skill, and artistry! As Epicurus says, the greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.

$10 per family (2 adults and up to 4 children under 18)


Brick Building Workshops

Sunday, July 19 from 1pm to 3pm
Sunday, August 16 from 1pm to 3pm
Sunday, October 18 from 1pm to 3pm
Sunday, November 15 from 1pm to 3pm
Sunday, January 17, 2016 from 1pm to 3pm
Sunday, February 14, 2016 from 1pm to 3pm

Get inspired by the majestic LEGO® viewports in Olympus and create your own sculpture with the help of professional builders! Free with admission. 

Are you an avid LEGO builder? Check out our Olympus Building Contest for a chance to have your creation displayed at the WAG!

LEGO creations built during the brickstorming workshops are not a take home activity.

LEGO®, the LEGO logo, DUPLO, the Brick and Knob configuration, and the Minifigure are trademarks of The LEGO Group which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this building event.


Holiday Tree-Trimming Party

Saturday, December 5 from 1:30pm to 4pm

Get your holiday season in gear this year at the WAG’s annual tree-trimming party. Enjoy a mug of hot cocoa, cookies, and crafts as we come together to deck the halls and celebrate another winter season. Perhaps a jolly man dressed in red will make an appearance, so don’t forget your camera!



Family Sunday: Iglu Chill Out

Sunday, January 24, 2016 from 1:30pm to 4pm

Keep your snowsuit on when you visit the far north at the WAG this January. Make your way to the rooftop where you can become part of a recreation of an Inuit encampment, complete with real iglus! Celebrate Inuit culture through traditional music, games, gallery tours, and art making workshops. 

$10 per family (2 adults and up to 4 children under 18)

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Gallery Hours

  • Tuesday 11am-5pm
  • Wednesday 11am-5pm
  • Thursday 11am-5pm
  • Friday 11am-9pm
  • Saturday 11am-5pm
  • Sunday 11am-5pm
  • Closed Monday

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