Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin
Nuit Blanche: Carpe Noctem
Saturday, September 26 from 3pm to 3am
Stay up into the wee hours at this all night celebration of the arts with music, dance, film, and more. Explore the galleries and view exhibitions currently on view such as Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin, NGC@WAG Ron Mueck, Tom Thomson and the Group of 7.
- Members are free all night (please bring membership card)
- 3pm-9pm • Non-members are free
- After 9pm • Admission is $5 to help support WAG Nuit Blanche programming initiatives.
Dance Party • 6pm-3am • MEMETIC presents a night of world fusion sounds mixing samples of ancient instruments and modern electronic beats to create a dance party with elements of Persian, Turkish, Mediterranean, and Egyptian sounds! Groove to the rooftop vibe and alongside projections of ancient temples, statues, and landscapes living large on the walls of the WAG!
Late Night Film Festival • 9pm-2am with Q&A at 9pm • Join film experts, Jonah Corne and George Toles from 9pm-10pm for a fascinating exploration of short Greco-Roman themed films in celebration of the historic Olympus exhibition at the WAG. Visit the theatre between 3-2am for non-stop viewing on your own.
Jewelry Workshop • 4pm-11pm • Join jewelry artists, Lily and Sonya Rosenberg (Manitoba Crafts Council) to create your own amazing piece of bling.
Minecraft Digital Lounge • 6pm-2am • Sit back to observe the smash-hit game in action, sign up for a block of time to play, and get creative as you help build a virtual Olympus-inspired world. Check out the final design on our website.
Ramping up the Ramp • 6pm-1am • Enjoy mesmerizing performances by the en/trance dance troupe, then rock the night away to DJ Co-op live.