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WAG, Province Unveil Quilt Honouring Manitoba's Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls

Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG), in partnership with the Manitoba Government, will hold a ceremony April 12 at 2pm to unveil a quilt created by the families of Manitoba’s missing and murdered aboriginal women.  The quilt will be on display this weekend as part of the WAG exhibition Off the Beaten...

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Apr 14, 2014

Exhibition of Artist Lynne Cohen’s “Readymade” Spaces Coming to the WAG

For 40 years Montreal-based artist Lynne Cohen has been photographing interior “readymade” spaces and an exhibition coming to the Winnipeg Art Gallery explores the evolution of her art over these decades. Lynne Cohen: Between Something and Nothing is part of NGC@WAG, an ongoing partnership...

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Apr 3, 2014

Robert Archambeau has been awarded the Manitoba Arts Council’s Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction

Internationally acclaimed ceramic artist Robert Archambeau has been named the recipient of the Manitoba Arts Council 2014 Award of Distinction, and the Winnipeg Art Gallery will be honoring him with a reception on May 15.

“Robert Archambeau is a true artist, one whose passion and need to create...

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Apr 2, 2014

Gallery Shop Presents Show of WAVE Interlake Artists

If you have never had the opportunity to go on the Interlake’s Wave Artists’ Studio Tour, the Gallery Shop at the Winnipeg Art Gallery is bringing the tour to you. Twenty-seven artists from the Wave tour will be featured in the Shop from April 9 to May 4. Wave at the WAG will have an opening...

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Apr 2, 2014

WAG Hosts Memorial for Murdered Manitoba Women

The Winnipeg Art Gallery in partnership with the Family Violence Consortium of Manitoba will host the 8th annual Silent Witness Project Memorial on Wednesday, April 9, from 11:30am to 1pm. Each of the 19 life-sized silhouettes in this exhibition represents a Manitoba woman who was murdered by...

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Apr 2, 2014

WAG Quilt Honours Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls

At 2pm, Saturday, April 12, the Winnipeg Art Gallery in partnership with the Province of Manitoba will unveil a quilt/blanket wall hanging created by the families of Manitoba’s missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls.

Blankets are traditionally given to grieving families as a symbol of...

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Apr 2, 2014

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