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Groundbreaking Indigenous Art Exhibition Coming to WAG this Fall

Winnipeg, Manitoba, July 13, 2017: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is excited to announce INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE, a groundbreaking exhibition focused on leading and emerging Indigenous artists from across Canada. Opening September 22 and on view until April 2018, it is the WAG’s largest exhibition...

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Jul 13, 2017

WAG Presents Picasso-Themed Family Day on July 16

Winnipeg, Manitoba, July 11, 2017: The Winnipeg Art Gallery invites the community for an afternoon of family fun inspired by Picasso on Sunday, July 16. From 1:00pm to 3:00pm, Family Fusion: Pablo’s Picnic features interactive tours of the Picasso exhibitions, artmaking on the rooftop, and light...

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Jul 11, 2017

WAG Wednesdays in July offer Hot Picasso Deal

New Slate of Guided Tours Just in Time for Summer Holidays!

Winnipeg, Manitoba, July 7, 2017: Starting July 12, the Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to introduce WAG Wednesdays for the month of July. Visitors can save almost 50% on admission with $10 entry for individuals and $30 for families....

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Jul 7, 2017

Summer Rooftop Pop-Ups and Paint Parties at WAG

Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 28, 2017: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is the place to be this summer for a lively mix of summer events. Have a drink on one of the city’s best rooftops with scavenger hunts, live music, and film screenings, or enjoy a paint party inspired by Picasso and other artists....

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Jun 28, 2017

WAG Launches Epic ART EXPRESS’D Cross-Canada Adventure

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Canada 150 mobile art studios kick off in St. John’s, Winnipeg, Inuvik, and Alert Bay

Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 9, 2017: What do you get when you combine four shipping containers, three artists, and a coast-to-coast-to-coast journey? A historic Canada 150 celebration!...

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Jun 9, 2017

ShopWAG Opens Jeff Chester’s This Curious Object

Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 8, 2017: The Gallery Shop is excited to present new work by Winnipeg contemporary painter, Jeff Chester. Located at the Winnipeg Art Gallery the solo show runs at the Shop until July 9.

This Curious Object features 14 oil paintings by the artist that will be available...

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Jun 8, 2017

WAG to Open Inuit Art Exhibition at Embassy of Canada in Washington, DC

Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 7, 2017: On June 15, the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is thrilled to open Ningiukulu Teevee: Kinngait Stories at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, DC, the first solo exhibition of renowned Cape Dorset artist Ningiukulu Teevee. The WAG’s first exhibition at the Embassy...

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Jun 7, 2017

Two Picasso Exhibitions Open at the WAG

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 12, 2017: Genius, lover, icon, artist. Pablo Picasso remains one of the most celebrated artists of all time. This weekend the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) unveils two exhibitions showcasing the art of Picasso. His best work from collections across...

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May 12, 2017

More than 2,500 Visitors to Art in Bloom

Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 25, 2017: The grass was greener on the inside of the Winnipeg Art Gallery as thousands took in the sights and scents at Art in Bloom last weekend. After a 20-year hiatus, Art in Bloom blossomed just in time for spring, inviting a group of 20 professional florists to...

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Apr 25, 2017

Living Artworks Blossom for Art in Bloom

Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 21, 2017: Spring has sprung at the Winnipeg Art Gallery with a lush exhibit of floral arrangements inspired by the WAG collection. A group of over 70 professional florists and local enthusiasts each designed a living masterpiece lining the walls of the WAG. The...

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Apr 21, 2017

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