Art for Lunch

Coffee and tea is provided. You're welcome to bring a bag lunch if a video is being screened. If the event that day is an exhibiton tour, we suggest you come early to eat your lunch since no food is allowed in the galleries. Talks and tours are included with Gallery admission. Video programs are free.

 

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Video: Private Life of a Masterpiece: Salvador Dali’s Christ of St. John of the Cross

Wednesday, April 23 from 12pm to 1pm

This award winning video series reveals the full and fascinating stories behind famous works of art, not just how they came to be created, but also how they influenced others and came to have a life of their own in the modern world. (50 min)

 

Video: SEGMENT: Sarah Sze in "Balance”

Wednesday, April 30 from 12pm to 1pm

Join us for this special screening in collaboration with The Architecture + Design Film Festival. Artist Sarah Sze builds her installations and intricate sculptures from the minutiae of everyday life, imbuing mundane materials, marks, and processes with surprising significance. In New York City’s High Line Park, she strikes a balance between form and function as she creates a sculpture as post-modern bird habitat as well as a study of architectural perspective and space. (25min)

 

Talk: The Interlake Artists' WAVE Tour

Wednesday, May 7 from 12pm to 1pm

What stirs your heART? Biannually, more than 37 artists in Manitoba’s East Interlake open the doors to their studios allowing others to enjoy their work and creative process. Join Heidi Hunter and Cathy Sutton to learn more about this year’s dynamic tour and the wildly diversified group of artists ‘riding the wave’.

 

Tour: 7: Professional Native Indian Artists Inc. with Curator of Canadian Historical Art, Andrew Kear

Wednesday, May 21 from 12pm to 1pm

Enjoy a tour of the inspiring exhibition featuring the work of Canada’s first Aboriginal artist collective, 7: Professional Native Artists Inc., with the curator of Canadian Historical Art, Andrew Kear. Gathering informally in the early 1970’s, artists Norval Morrisseau, Daphne Odjig, Jackson Beardy, Eddy Cobiness, Alex Janvier, Carl Ray, and Joseph Sanchez joined forces to  create a ground-breaking cultural and political entity that challenged old constructs, and stimulated a new way of thinking about contemporary First Nations peoples, their lives, and art.

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  • Wednesday 11am-5pm
  • Thursday 11am-5pm
  • Friday 11am-9pm
  • Saturday 11am-5pm
  • Sunday 11am-5pm
  • Closed Monday

Open on the following days:

  • Victoria Day
  • Canada Day
  • August Civic Holiday
  • Labour Day
  • Remembrance Day (open 1-5pm)
  • Christmas Eve (close at 2pm)
  • Boxing Day
  • New Year's Day
  • Louis Riel Day
  • February 23 (open at 2pm)
  • Easter

Closed on the following holidays:

  • Good Friday
  • Easter Monday
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

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