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Exhibition Openings
(This color labels any exhibition opening date)

Upcoming Exhibitions

October 1

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Architectural Walking Tour
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 from 12pm to 1pm
Sunday, October 14, 2012 from 2pm to 3pm
Learn more about the iconic WAG building and Winnipeg’s modernist heritage by taking one of our architectural tours. WAG architectural tours are offered in partnership with the Winnipeg Architectural Foundation.
Gallery Ball Auction
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 to Thursday, October 18, 2012
Gallery Ball Auction
Online auction showcasing some of Winnipeg's great artists and experiences, in support of WAG Youth Programs.
Guy Maddin Film Screening
Saturday September 29, 2012 at 10pm
Saturday September 29, 2012 at 11pm
Sunday September 30, 2012 at 12am
Sunday September 30, 2012 at 1am
Sunday September 30, 2012 at 1pm
Sunday September 30, 2012 at 2pm
Sunday September 30, 2012 at 3pm
Thursday October 4, 2012 at 1pm
Thursday October 4, 2012 at 2pm
Thursday October 4, 2012 at 3pm
Thursday October 4, 2012 at 4pm
Friday October 5, 2012 at 5pm
Friday October 5, 2012 at 6pm
Friday October 5, 2012 at 7pm
Friday October 5, 2012 at 8pm
Guy Maddin Film Screening
Come and watch noted Winnipeg filmmaker Guy Maddin shoot scenes for his latest film in the galleries.
An Evening with Paul Butler
Monday, October 1, 2012 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Join in the conversation with Winnipeg Now artist Paul Butler.
Modern Masters Series: Andy Warhol
Wednesday October 3, 2012 at 12pm
A video of the work of Andy Warhol, presented by art critic Alastair Stooke.
Kae Sasaki: In Praise of Shadows
Friday, October 5, 2012 to Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Kae Sasaki: In Praise of Shadows
Presented by Gallery Shop
Winnipeg Now Drop-In Weekend Tours
Saturday October 6, 2012 at 2pm
Sunday October 21, 2012 at 2pm
Sunday October 28, 2012 at 2pm
Saturday November 10, 2012 at 2pm
Sunday November 18, 2012 at 2pm
Sunday December 2, 2012 at 2pm
Sunday December 9, 2012 at 2pm
Saturday December 15, 2012 at 2pm
Learn more about the art and artists in this exciting exhibition.
Herb and Dorothey - Video
Wednesday October 10, 2012 at 12pm
This award-winning documentary film (2008) is based on the incredible true story of a postal worker and a librarian who built a world-class art collection
Bedtime Stories for the Edge of the World
Friday October 12, 2012 at 8:30pm
Friday November 2, 2012 at 8:30pm
Friday November 16, 2012 at 8:30pm
Friday December 7, 2012 at 8:30pm
Bedtime Stories for the Edge of the World
Join performance artists Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan in their "parlour" in the exhibition Winnipeg Now as they read their own reconstructions of "bedtime" stories for adults.
Walking Tour: The WAG Building in Context
Sunday, October 14, 2012 from 2pm to 3pm
Learn more about the iconic WAG building and Winnipeg’s modernist heritage by taking one of our architectural tours.
Curator Tour of Winnipeg Now
Wednesday October 17, 2012 at 12pm
Discover why Winnipeg is considered the hottest art-producing city in Canada.
Centennial Ball
Saturday October 20, 2012
Centennial Ball
As the WAG's premier gala event, the Centennial Ball celebrates ART like no other.
Enchanting Thailand & Myanmar (Burma)
Monday, October 22, 2012 to Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Two blissful weeks in Bangkok, Chang Mai and Myanmar (Burma)
Modern Masters Series: Henri Matisse
Wednesday October 24, 2012 at 12pm
A video of the work of Henri Matisse, presented by art critic Alaistair Stooke.
Arts Eats
Thursday, October 25, 2012 from 6pm to 9pm
Thursday, November 29, 2012 from 6pm to 9pm
Arts Eats
Dinner at Storm Bistro and a guided tour of Winnipeg Now.
Johanna Brierley Jewellery Design Trunk Show
Friday, October 26, 2012 from 11am to 9pm
Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 11am to 5pm
Sunday, October 28, 2012 from 11am to 5pm
Johanna Brierley Jewellery Design Trunk Show
The Gallery Shop presents the Johanna Brierley Jewellery Design Trunk Show.
Women's Musical Club - Jane Coop
Sunday October 28, 2012 at 2pm
Women's Musical Club - Jane Coop
Artist Talk with Guy Maddin
Wednesday October 31, 2012 at 12pm
Noted Winnipeg filmmaker Guy Maddin will discuss his latest project.

Exhibitions

Winnipeg Now
Saturday, September 29, 2012 to Sunday, December 30, 2012
Winnipeg Now
Our first big centenary exhibition shows you some of Winnipeg's hottest artists.
The WAG Century
Saturday, August 25, 2012 to Sunday, August 11, 2013
The WAG Century
The story of the WAG's first 100 years through archival materials, videos, photographs, architectural blueprints, and works of art.
The Stafford Collection of Inuit Sculpture
Saturday, August 25, 2012 to Sunday, November 18, 2012
The Stafford Collection of Inuit Sculpture
This recent donation of Inuit sculpture spans the 1980s to the 2000s.
Snapshot: Selections from the WAG's Photography Collection
Saturday, June 23, 2012 to Saturday, February 9, 2013
Snapshot: Selections from the WAG's Photography Collection
A tantalizing taste of the WAG's photography collection.
Highlights of Inuit Sculpture
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 to Thursday, December 31, 2015
Highlights of Inuit Sculpture
An exhibition featuring some of the outstanding Inuit sculptures in the WAG collection.
Modernist Traditions: 1900-1950
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 to Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Modernist Traditions: 1900-1950
The invention of photography had a lasting impact on how artists in the latter-half of the 19th century came to view the world as shown by these works from the WAG's collection.
The Academic Tradition in Europe & Canada, 1700-1900
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 to Saturday, January 30, 2016
The Academic Tradition in Europe & Canada, 1700-1900
From Rome to Utrecht, European artists in the 17th and early 18th century created the emotionally charged work of the Baroque era. In reaction to the Protestant Reformation, the Roman Catholic Church strove to entice believers back to the fold with gripping and beautiful vignettes of biblical drama
European Renaissance and Baroque Art: 1500-1700
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 to Saturday, January 30, 2016
European Renaissance and Baroque Art: 1500-1700
From the WAG's collection, art produced between the 16th and 18th centuries, originating from the leading artistic centres of Europe.This period is marked by important social and political changes, and art itself underwent a major transformation

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