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North-South Partnership brings Master Carver Paul Malliki to Winnipeg

New Artist-in-Residence Program Launches at WAG@The Forks

Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 22, 2016: Renowned carver Paul Malliki from Naujaat, Nunavut will be in Winnipeg next week for WAG@The Forks’ inaugural Artist-in-Residence Program. Presented by Canadian Arctic Producers (CAP) together with...

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Sep 22, 2016

WAG Gearing Up for Nuit Blanche and Culture Days

Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 20, 2016: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is opening its doors for Nuit Blanche and Culture Days on Saturday, October 1. All galleries will be free from 11am-5pm for the national Culture Days movement. The Gallery will re-open from 6pm-4am for Nuit Blanche@WAG, a free,...

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Sep 20, 2016

Government of Canada Provides Major Support for WAG’s ART EXPRESS’D/ART EXPRIMÉ

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Government of Canada Provides Major Support for WAG’s ART EXPRESS’D/ART EXPRIMÉ
Cross-Canada Art Adventure Celebrates Canada 150

Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 16, 2016: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is marking Canada’s 150th  anniversary with ART EXPRESS’D/ART EXPRIMÉ, a...

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Sep 16, 2016

WAG to Host Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art 20th Anniversary Symposium

Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 1, 2016: The Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art (CCCA) is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with “The Winnipeg Effect: Should I Stay or Should I Go?” - a symposium happening November 3 to 5 at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. The symposium will gather key players in...

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Sep 1, 2016

Government of Canada Supports the Winnipeg Art Gallery's Inuit Art Centre

Government of Canada Supports the Winnipeg Art Gallery's Inuit Art Centre
Funding will help to house, conserve and display Inuit art and culture

August 2, 2016 – Winnipeg – Department of Canadian Heritage

The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources and Member of Parliament...

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Aug 2, 2016

WAG Carves New Path for Indigenous Artwalk with Four Inuit Sculptures

Winnipeg, Manitoba, July 22, 2016: The Winnipeg Art Gallery has joined the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s Indigenous Artwalk by adding four Inuit sculptures located at Portage Place Shopping Centre.

“We commend the work of the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ in celebrating Indigenous art and culture in downtown...

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Jul 22, 2016

Get Out of the City and Explore Beach Cottages at the WAG’s 10th Annual Home Tour

Winnipeg, Manitoba, July 15, 2016: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is celebrating a decade of the Home Tour by taking the annual event to Victoria Beach on Sunday, August 7, 2016. The tour will feature some of the most interesting cottages and modern lake homes along the shoreline of the beautiful...

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Jul 15, 2016

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...

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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...

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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...

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Jun 9, 2016

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