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WAG Director Stephen Borys Receives Leadership Award from Downtown Winnipeg BIZ

Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 25, 2015: Yesterday, Winnipeg Art Gallery Director & CEO Dr. Stephen Borys was awarded the Leadership in the Arts Award from the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ.

Every year the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ recognizes individuals and organizations that have contributed to the...

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Nov 25, 2015

Manitoba Commits $15 Million for first-of-its-kind Inuit Art Centre at WAG

The Manitoba government will invest $15 million in the creation of a unique Inuit Art Centre at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG), Premier Greg Selinger and Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection Minister Ron Lemieux announced today.

“With major attractions like Journey to...

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Nov 23, 2015

Memorandum of Understanding to Cover Trade, Energy and Culture

The governments of Manitoba and Nunavut have agreed to extend a five-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) that ensures future collaboration on a number of far-reaching topics including health policy and program information sharing, and exploration of clean energy alternatives, Manitoba Premier...

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Nov 23, 2015

Colourful Works by Annie Taipana to Show at WAG’s Gallery Shop

Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 18, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery’s Gallery Shop is proud to present a new exhibit of over 15 works by Annie Taipana, one of Baker Lake’s most celebrated artists. Taipana will be in attendance for the opening reception on Friday, November 20 from 6-9pm. Running...

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Nov 18, 2015

WAG Goes Abstract with New Exhibition

Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 16, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to feature Abstract Objectives: Painting and Sculpture, 1950 – Present, an exhibition of work drawn from the WAG’s permanent collection. On view until spring 2016, the show brings together distinctive, large-scale...

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Nov 16, 2015

CRAFTED: Show + Sale Draws Over 3,500 to WAG

Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 13, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery was buzzing with over 3,500 shoppers this past weekend when it hosted CRAFTED: Show + Sale, the first-ever juried craft show at the WAG. Presented in partnership with Manitoba Craft Council (MCC) and Nunavut Arts and Crafts...

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Nov 13, 2015

WAG Links Indigenous Art and Treaty No. 1 Territory in New Exhibit

Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 10, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is proud to announce the opening of We Are On Treaty Land, highlighting work by Indigenous artists from the WAG collection. Running November 13 to May 22, 2016, We Are On Treaty Land is the first exhibition curated by Jaimie Isaac,...

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Nov 10, 2015

WAG Rolls Out Holiday Pricing

Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 6, 2015: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is celebrating the holiday season with special pricing from November 15 to January 10, 2016. Visitors will have access to all the exhibitions for 20% off, including Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin. The deal comes just...

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Nov 6, 2015

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