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WAG’s Defying Convention Celebrates Canadian Women Artists

Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 26, 2018: Long before contemporary gender equality initiatives, women were testing social and cultural barriers on many different fronts, including the world of art. Discover how they challenged artistic traditions and resisted constraints on women’s roles in Defying...

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Apr 26, 2018

WAG Gets Ready for Summer with organic

Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 19, 2018: The first in a new, ongoing series of contemporary art exhibitions at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG), organic will get you in the mood for summer with floral paintings and botanical watercolour illustrations. On view starting April 21, the show brings together...

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Apr 19, 2018

WAG Purchases Four Pieces From INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE Exhibition

See newly acquired contemporary Indigenous works on view until April 22

Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 13, 2018: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is pleased to announce the purchase of four works currently on view in INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE, the largest contemporary Indigenous show at the WAG curated...

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Apr 12, 2018

Exciting Events Celebrate Final Weeks of INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE at WAG

Tours, talks, and films highlight Indigenous artists and activists

Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 28, 2018: Time is running out to experience the epic INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE exhibition at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG). On view until April 22, the WAG’s largest-ever display of contemporary Indigenous...

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Mar 28, 2018

Dragons, Unicorns, and Magic Carpets Delight in Annual Exhibition of Youth Art

WAG@ThePark features children and teen artists from across the city


Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 8, 2018: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to mount its annual exhibition of work by young artists enrolled in WAG Studio programs. Through the Eyes of a Child opens March 24 at WAG@ThePark located...

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Mar 8, 2018

Registration Opens Today for Impressionist-Themed Summer Art Camps at WAG

Plus, beat summer boredom for children and teens with half-day studio workshops

Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 6, 2018: Come spend a week in Paris, paint outside, or dance with Edgar Degas when you spend the summer with the Impressionists at the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s art camp.

Registration is...

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Mar 6, 2018

New WAG Program Supports Individuals Affected by Dementia

Art to Inspire launches March 8

Winnipeg, Manitoba, February 22, 2018: People with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers are invited to participate in Art to Inspire, a new program designed to creatively engage those living with dementia through visual art. Organized by the Winnipeg Art...

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Feb 22, 2018

Botanical Illustrations in Bloom at the WAG

Winnipeg, Manitoba, February 20, 2018:  Need an infusion of spring to fight off the winter blues? The Winnipeg Art Gallery is blossoming with a botanical elixir in the recently opened Linda Fairfield Stechesen: The Garden, on view until June 24. 

Curated by Nicole Fletcher, The Garden brings...

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Feb 20, 2018

WAG Presents Encore of World’s Best Commercials

Winnipeg, Manitoba, February 14, 2018:  Gather friends together, or book a date night to see the winners of the 2017 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Back for a limited time only, tickets are now on sale for this annual community favourite of the...

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Feb 14, 2018

WAG Announces All-Inuit Curatorial Team for Inuit Art Centre Inaugural Exhibits

Winnipeg, Manitoba, February 8, 2018: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is pleased to announce the all-Inuit, all-female team of guest curators to create the inaugural exhibitions of the Inuit Art Centre, opening in 2020.

The team will be led by curator and academic Dr. Heather Igloliorte with...

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Feb 8, 2018

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