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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...

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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...

Read more about WAG Opens the Door to Modern Design with 8th Annual Home Tour

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.

Read more about WAG Announces Departure of Chief Curator

The Winnipeg Art Gallery announces the presentation of a special exhibition to salute the upcoming opening of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Seeing Rights and Liberties: Celebrating the Canadian Museum for Human Rights opened Saturday, August 10 and runs until early 2015.

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A pair of modern paintings by the renowned German-American artist Lyonel Feininger are currently on display at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. These works of art, painted in the early twentieth century, are on long-term loan from a private collector, and will remain at the WAG for at least five years....

Read more about WAG Displays Two paintings by Renowned German-American Artist

The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to present SKYBOX warming hut on its exterior rampway facing Memorial Boulevard. Those who enjoyed last winter’s Red River Mutual Skating Trail at The Forks will recall SKYBOX as one of the six featured warming huts that dotted the trail, warmed skaters, and...

Read more about WAG Brings SKYBOX Warming Hut to Memorial Boulevard for a Chance to Win

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