Rockwell Pancake Breakfast at the WAG
Stay in your jammies on Sunday, May 6 and come down to the Winnipeg Art Gallery for a Norman Rockwell pancake breakfast. The fun starts at 10am with hotcakes and sausages served until 11:30 and continues until 2pm with lots of fun activities to keep the whole family busy.
Help actor Daina Leitold bring the work of Norman Rockwell to life in a dynamic interactive exhibition tour. Create your own vintage or Rockwell-inspired costume accessories and props in Studio Programs workshops. Swing and swivel to the music of Will Bonness and his band—instructors will be on hand to teach you the moves of the 40s. Visit the Rockwell Family Zone to create your own Saturday Evening Post covers. Pose with vintage costumes and props to have a family portrait taken by a professional photographer. Take a trip down memory lane with episodes of two of the most popular television shows of the 50s—Father Knows Best and Leave it to Beaver.
And be sure to visit the Gallery Shop for a great selection of Rockwell-inspired merchandise for all ages.
Admission to the event, which is sponsored by HOT•103, is $15 for WAG family members, $6 for individual members, and $25 for non-member families, and includes admission to the Norman Rockwell exhibition. The extra charge for breakfast (while supplies last) is $8 for adults and $6 for children.
American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell is organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum and made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts, American Masterpieces Program. Sponsorship is also provided by the Curtis Publishing Company, the Norman Rockwell Estate Licensing Company, and the Stockman Family Foundation. Local Sponsors: Border Glass & Aluminum (Presenting Sponsor), Lindsey Steek & Company, Ricoh, Manitoba Blue Cross, Sigurdson McFadden Benefits & Pensions and Manitoba Lotteries. Local Media Sponsors: Winnipeg Free Press, Pattison Outdoor Advertising, CJOB, CTV and Prairie Public Broadcasting.
Celebrating its centenary in 2012, the Winnipeg Art Gallery is Canada’s oldest civic art gallery and Manitoba’s leading visual arts institution. With a collection of over 24,000 objects spanning many centuries and cultures—including the world’s largest collection of contemporary Inuit art—the WAG is constantly moving between the historical and the contemporary in an effort to engage a growing public with the power of art in our lives.
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