WAG Offers $5 Friday Nights this July
Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 30, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to offer $5 admission every Friday night for the month of July 2015. From 5-9pm, visitors will have access to all the galleries for this reduced fee, including the WAG’s summer blockbuster exhibition Olympus: The Greco-Roman...
Jun 30, 2015
WAG and SIR Bring Antony and Cleopatra Amongst Olympus
Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 25, 2015: In collaboration with Shakespeare in the Ruins, the Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to present a special edition of Antony and Cleopatra that will move you through the WAG… literally. The classical tale is right at home at the WAG, running alongside the...
Jun 25, 2015
WAG and Artist/Curator Jaimie Isaac Awarded Canada Council Grant for Aboriginal Curatorial Residency
Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 19, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to announce that artist and curator Jaimie Isaac has been named the WAG’s new Aboriginal Curatorial Resident. Starting in September 2015, the two-year position is the result of a successful grant application to the Canada...
Jun 19, 2015
WAG Celebrates Launch of LEGO® Viewports
Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 10, 2015: Everything is awesome, even Greco-Roman antiquities! The Winnipeg Art Gallery is hosting a special Kids’ Launch to celebrate the unveiling of the LEGO viewports found within the Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin exhibition. This fun-filled...
Jun 10, 2015
WAG Director Stephen Borys Named Leader of the Year
Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 5, 2015: On June 2, Dr. Stephen Borys, Winnipeg Art Gallery Director & CEO, was announced the 2015 Leader of the Year at the annual Winnipeg Tourism Awards of Distinction, hosted by Tourism Winnipeg.
Tourism Winnipeg’s Leader of the Year award honours a person who...
Jun 5, 2015
Winnipeg Art Gallery and National Gallery of Canada Bring Ron Mueck to Winnipeg
Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 22, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is pleased to present an exhibition of work by internationally-renowned contemporary artist Ron Mueck as part of an ongoing partnership with the National Gallery of Canada. NGC@WAG: Ron Mueck opens at the WAG on May 23 and runs...
May 22, 2015
Behold Olympus! Family Sunday at the WAG
Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 20, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery invites families to experience ancient Greece and Rome at Behold Olympus! Family Sunday. This fun-filled afternoon takes place Sunday, May 24, from 1:30 to 4pm.
Inspired by the WAG’s monumental exhibition Olympus: The Greco-Roman...
May 20, 2015
Winnipeg Art Gallery and University of Winnipeg Launch Search for First Chair in History of Indigenous Arts
Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 14, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery and the Department of History at the University of Winnipeg announce the search for the first Chair in the History of Indigenous Arts of North America, a new, shared position. Scheduled to begin August 1, 2015, the Chair is at the rank...
May 14, 2015
WAG Unveils Ancient Treasures with Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin
Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 24, 2015: Zeus, Venus, Athena, Hercules–the gods and heroes of Mount Olympus have arrived at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin opens at the WAG on Sunday, April 26.
Olympus is Manitoba's first major exhibition of classical...
Apr 24, 2015
WAG Showcases Elisapee Ishulutaq Mural, Yesterday and Today
Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 10, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to showcase a newly commissioned mural by Elisapee Ishulutaq, Yesterday and Today. The twenty-foot oil stick drawing illustrating everyday life in Pangnirtung, Nunavut, is on view until May 31.
“The WAG is proud to display...
Apr 10, 2015
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