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WAG@The Forks Opens at the Johnston Terminal

Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 23, 2016: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is branching out with a new satellite location at The Forks. Officially opening June 25 at 10:00am, WAG@The Forks will bring a mix of shopping and art making to the Johnston Terminal.

Manitoban and Canadian art, including a special...

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Jun 23, 2016

New WAG Exhibit Acknowledges Residential School Legacy while Highlighting Strength

Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 17, 2016: Winding its way through three levels of the Winnipeg Art Gallery, Qua'yuk tchi'gae'win: Making Good acknowledges the residential school legacy and colonial trauma, but also reveals an enduring strength, resiliency, and courage through art. The exhibition opened...

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Jun 17, 2016

WAG Celebrates Winnipeg’s Own Karel Funk

Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 9, 2016: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is proud to feature contemporary painter Karel Funk in the largest and first true survey of his work. The Winnipeg-born and -based artist has received international attention for his mesmerizing portraits of lone figures clothed in...

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Jun 9, 2016

WAG Screens THE PASS SYSTEM: Film Exposing Segregationist Policy Against First Nations

Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 1, 2016: The Pass System, a new investigative documentary by filmmaker Alex Williams, exposes newly found documents and testimony about a segregationist practice that forced First Nations to carry a pass in order to leave reserve.

On the heels of sold-out screenings...

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Jun 1, 2016

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