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The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to announce that the Gallery Ball on Saturday, October 18, 2014, is sold out! As the WAG’s premier black-tie event, the Gallery Ball is a rare opportunity to dine in the permanent collection galleries in support of youth programs.

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Enjoy an evening of visual art and music collaboration when the Winnipeg Art Gallery and the West End Cultural Centre co-host Spell to Bring Lost Creatures Home with artist Shary Boyle and songwriter Christine Fellows. The duo will perform Friday, November 14 at the WAG for one night only...

Read more about WAG and WECC Co-present Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows Latest Audio-Visual Spectacle

Winnipeg, MB, September 30, 2014: Winnipeggers want Dalí! The Winnipeg Art Gallery set an attendance record this past weekend when it opened two blockbuster exhibitions: Dalí Up Close and Masterworks from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery.

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On September 27, the Winnipeg Art Gallery will launch Dalí Up Close and Masterworks from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery – two shows featuring major works by Salvador Dalí, the famed Spanish Surrealist. Canvases by the artist, including the massive and rarely traveled Santiago El Grande, will appear...

Read more about Two Shows, One Ticket: WAG Welcomes Dali to Winnipeg for First Time

Get ready for an evening of lights and Surrealism with Nuit Blanche at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. This FREE, all-night art party on Saturday, September 27 gets started at 7pm, and wraps up at 4am, Sunday, September 28.

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This fall the Winnipeg Art Gallery is thrilled to showcase Brian Jungen’s Vienna as part of the NGC@WAG partnership with the National Gallery of Canada. The impressive sculpture will be installed in Eckhardt Hall from October 4 to January 4, 2015.

Read more about WAG Explores Consumption Habits with Brian Jungen’s Vienna

Throughout its more than one-hundred year history, the Winnipeg Art Gallery has benefited enormously from countless generous and discriminating individuals, families, and foundations who have donated their prized objects and contributed to the Gallery’s permanent collection. Running until...

Read more about WAG Honours Collectors with Bringing Shadow to Light Exhibition

The Winnipeg Art Gallery announces that the 8th Annual Home Tour on Sunday, September 14, 2014, will feature modern homes. Organized by the Volunteer Associates of the Winnipeg Art Gallery, this fundraising event sheds light on some of Winnipeg’s most fabulous houses by local architects and...

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery is honouring the 30th anniversary of MAWA (Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art) with an exhibition featuring artists connected to this local arts organization. For three decades, MAWA has earned an international reputation for encouraging and supporting the intellectual...

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery announces the departure of Chief Curator Helen Delacretaz, effective September 5, 2014. Fortunately, she is not going far; she has been appointed Manager of Exhibitions at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

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