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An exhibition opening at the Winnipeg Art Gallery on May 31 features work by several Baker Lake and Cape Dorset artists who let their imaginations loose to create surreal, fantastic art. Inuit Fantastic Art continues until October 12.

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Distinctive. Original. Witty. Invocative. All these words describe Diana McIntosh’s active career as a composer and performer. Spend the afternoon with McIntosh on June 1, 2:30pm when she presents Music In First Person at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, Eckhardt Hall.

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One of the most popular programs at the Winnipeg Art Gallery is Flavours of Art (formerly Art Eats), an exhibition-themed dinner at Storm Bistro, followed by an exhibition tour. This summer Flavours of Art is featuring the new exhibition 7: Professional Native Indian Artists Inc on May 30, June...

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to announce Catherine Maksymiuk as the new manager of media and marketing. She begins her position Thursday, June 5.

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Once again, the Winnipeg Art Gallery is offering a series of summer art camps and workshops for children, teens, and adults. Details of all summer camps and workshops can be found at

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery joins the arts community in mourning the loss of Montreal-based photographer Lynne Cohen. Cohen lost her battle with lung cancer Tuesday, May 13, 2014. She was 69 years old.

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Since its founding in 1914 the Winnipeg Sketch Club has been intertwined with the Winnipeg Art Gallery, so it is only fitting that it celebrates its centenary with an exhibition at the WAG.

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Designer fashions. Vintage handbags. Exquisite jewelry. Champagne and hors d’ouvres. New paintings by Michel Saint Hilaire.The Gallery Shop at the Winnipeg Art Gallery presents The Collection: A Fashion Show on Wednesday, May 21.

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery’s blockbuster exhibition 100 Masters: Only in Canada, which ran from May 11 to September 2, 2013, has recently won two major awards and was runner up for two other awards. The historic centennial exhibition, featuring 100 artworks borrowed from 30 galleries across the...

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Canada’s first Aboriginal artist collective, the Professional Native Indian Artists Inc. (PNIAI) were a groundbreaking cultural and political entity that self-organized to demand recognition as professional, contemporary artists. 7: Professional Native Indian Artist Inc. exhibit opens at the...

Read more about WAG Opens Historic Exhibition of First Nations Artists


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