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Things To Do in Winnipeg on Canada Day!

Authored by: Nicole Fletcher on June 24, 2013

Paul Kane, Fort Garry and St. Boniface, c. 1851-1856, oil on canvas, collection of the National Gallery of Canada.

Canada Day is fast approaching and there is so much to do in Winnipeg for the long weekend! Be part of the Living Flag at the Legislature, peruse the various shops and stalls in Osborne Village, head down to The Forks for an afternoon of music, food, and fireworks, or stay in and have your own barbeque! But don't forget to celebrate your Canadian heritage with a visit to the WAG to see 100 Masters! Although the WAG is usually closed on Mondays we decided to open specially for Canada Day, allowing Manitobans to view some of the best works of art from across Canada.

What are your Canada Day plans? Don't forget we love to hear from you so please share your photos and comments with us on Twitter and Facebook!

Nicole Fletcher works in the Education and Communications departments at the Winnipeg Art Gallery and is in the Joint Masters Program at the University of Manitoba and the University of Winnipeg.

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  • If you have not checked out 100 Masters yet you are missing an amazing show. Block several hours at least and just go. You won't regret it.

    Julian

    2013-06-27 13:10

  • Thanks for your support Julian! Did you have any favourite artists or works in the show?

    Nicole Fletcher

    2013-06-27 23:20

  • Saw 100 Masters again last night, and it always satisfies! Happy to hear you're open on Canada Day. A great way to celebrate Canada's birthday is by looking at some of its best art.

    Hazel

    2013-06-28 09:19

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