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2013-2014 Fiscal Year Brings Record Successes at WAG

Winnipeg, MB, Friday, June 27, 2014: At its Annual General Meeting on June 26, the Winnipeg Art Gallery announced a surplus of $385,716 in its 2013/2014 fiscal year, the largest surplus in WAG history.

Much of the surplus and continued WAG success stems from 100 Masters Only in Canada, a...

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Jun 27, 2014

Celebrated Greek and Roman Antiquities Coming to WAG April 2015

The Greek and Roman gods and goddesses are coming to the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Aphrodite, Apollo, Athena, Dionysus, Hera, Poseidon, Zeus, and many more will be here in April 2015 when the WAG presents Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin.

Announced today, this is the first major...

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Jun 19, 2014

WAG Signs Educational Memo of Understanding with Province

On Tuesday, June 10, the Winnipeg Art Gallery and the Education and Advanced Learning department of the Province of Manitoba will sign a Memorandum of Understanding in support of shared visual arts education for youth. They will be working together to ensure that every student has the...

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Jun 6, 2014

Sobey Art Award 2014 Shortlist Announced

June 4, 2014, HALIFAX, NS – The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and the Sobey Art Foundation today announced the five artists who have been shortlisted for the 2014 Sobey Art Award, the pre-eminent award for contemporary Canadian art.

The 2014 Short List

  • West Coast and the Yukon: Evan...

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Jun 4, 2014

WAG’s Live on the Rooftop is Back for the Summer

It’s been a long, hard winter and we’re all anxiously waiting for summer. Why? Because the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s Live on the Rooftop is back with everything from opera to jazz to country. Running on selected Thursdays (and one Wednesday) throughout the summer, the concerts include a BBQ from...

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Jun 3, 2014

Celebrate Aboriginal Culture at the WAG’s Family Sunday

The Winnipeg Art Gallery is celebrating Aboriginal culture at its June 8 Family Sunday with dance, song, story-telling, and art-making. The Gallery will be open from 11am to 5pm, with activities taking place from 1:30 to 4pm.

Inspired by the bold and colourful artwork on one of Canada’s most...

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Jun 3, 2014

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