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WAG Talk on Understanding Relations Between Pedophiles and Their Victims

Little Red Riding Hood is not all she seems, as you will learn in a talk by two University of Winnipeg professors at the Winnipeg Art Gallery at 7pm, Thursday, July 12. Admission is free.

Professors Pauline Greenhill (Women and Gender Studies) and Steven Kohm (Criminal Justice) will speak on...

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Jun 29, 2012

WAG Announces Surplus at Annual General Meeting

At its Annual General Meeting on June 27, the Winnipeg Art Gallery announced a surplus of $130,108 in its 2011/2012 fiscal year. The WAG also recorded the second highest visitors attendance for a special exhibition with the Norman Rockwell retrospective, which took place from March to May...

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Jun 28, 2012

Jack Zipes to Speak at the WAG on Fairy Tales’ Place in Contemporary Society

Professor Jack Zipes, one of the world’s leading thinkers on the social and political impact of fairy tales on contemporary society, will speak at the Winnipeg Art Gallery at 7pm on Friday, July 20. Tickets are $5 members/$15 non-member (includes gallery admission).

Far from being just amusing...

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Jun 27, 2012

Countdown Begins to WAG Centennial Celebrations

Today the Winnipeg Art Gallery started its 100-day countdown to the official kick-off of its Centenary on Saturday, September 29. It will be an exciting year of groundbreaking exhibitions and signature events, fit for the 100th Anniversary of Canada’s oldest civic art gallery.

Special...

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Jun 22, 2012

WAG Displays Work of Studio Programs Adult Students

Although The Winnipeg Art Gallery is known for its wonderful annual children’s art show, the adults taking art classes with the Gallery’s Studio Programs also have their time to shine. And that time is at the public reception for the opening of the Adult Students’ Art Show taking place in the...

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Jun 22, 2012

WAG’s José Koes Receives Outstanding Volunteer Award

The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to announce that José Koes was the recipient of the Winnipeg Art Council’s 2012 Making a Difference—Outstanding Volunteer Award, handed out this morning at the Mayor’s Luncheon for the Arts.

For thirty years Koes has been a dedicated volunteer at the WAG,...

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Jun 15, 2012

WAG’s Live on the Rooftop Switches It Up This Summer


After 35 years of Jazz on the Rooftop, the Winnipeg Art Gallery is switching up its summer concert series to include a wider range of music.

“Jazz on the Rooftop has been a success story for decades,” says Doren Roberts, Events and Rentals Manager. “People love the ambience—the best live...

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Jun 8, 2012

WAG Screening Danishka Esterhazy Films

On Thursday, June 21 the Winnipeg Art Gallery will be screening two films by acclaimed Canadian writer/director Daniskha Esterhazy who is celebrated for her visually stunning and character-driven films that have been screened at festivals in Spain, South Korea, France, Hollywood, Italy, and all...

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Jun 7, 2012

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