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WAG’s 2012-2013 Fiscal Year Sets New Records

At its Annual General Meeting on June 27, the Winnipeg Art Gallery announced a surplus of $162, 419 in its 2012/2013 fiscal year, the third largest surplus in WAG history, following last year’s record surplus.

Much of this surplus was due to the WAG’s  Centennial celebrations which began in...

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Jun 28, 2013

WAG’s 100 Masters Smashes Attendance Records

The Winnipeg Art Gallery’s 100 Masters: Only in Canada exhibition has smashed all previous attendance records for WAG exhibitions, with over 17,000 people visiting the Gallery since the show’s opening on May 11.

“This exhibition was a tremendously ambitious project for the WAG to undertake, and...

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Jun 26, 2013

WAG’s Live on the Rooftop Has a Concert for Every Musical Taste

From opera to jazz to blues, the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s Live on the Rooftop summer concert series has something for everyone with old favourites (Big Dave McLean) and new additions (Manitoba Opera). Running on selected Thursdays throughout the summer, the concerts include a BBQ from Storm Bistro...

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Jun 13, 2013

Sculptures by Pop Artist Icon Keith Haring Brighten WAG Rooftop

How do you hoist two 900-pound sculptures onto the rooftop of the Winnipeg Art Gallery? Very carefully and with a very large crane! Two colourful sculptures by American Pop artist Keith Haring are brightening up the WAG’s rooftop sculpture garden until the end of September. These quintessential...

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Jun 12, 2013

WAG Adds Another Art Eats to Sold Out 100 Masters Program

As a way to enhance visitors’ enjoyment of the exhibition 100 Masters: Only in Canada, the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s Art Eats program offers dinner at Storm Bistro, followed by a private tour of the exhibition. Three of the four Art Eats evenings running into late July have already sold out, and...

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Jun 12, 2013

Sculptures by Pop Artist Icon Keith Haring Brighten WAG Rooftop

 

How do you hoist two 900-pound sculptures onto the rooftop of the Winnipeg Art Gallery? Very carefully and with a very large crane! Two colourful sculptures by American Pop artist Keith Haring are brightening up the WAG’s rooftop sculpture garden until the end of September. These...

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Jun 7, 2013

Meet the Masters at WAG Summer Art Camps

This summer, introduce your children to some of the greatest artists of all time. Rembrandt. Renoir. Van Gogh. Monet. Picasso. Over 100 master artists, all under one roof for the first time in 100 Masters: Only in Canada, the biggest exhibition in the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s 100-year history. And...

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Jun 5, 2013

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