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WAG Announces Indigenous Advisory Circle

Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 23, 2017:  The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to announce Dr. Julie Nagam and Dr. Heather Igloliorte as co-chairs of the newly formed Indigenous Advisory Circle. The Circle will give voice to Indigenous people (Inuit, First Nations and Métis), and provide leadership...

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Mar 23, 2017

Artists Announced for Epic ART EXPRESS’D Journey

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Canada 150 project to launch in June from Inuvik, St. John’s, Alert Bay, and Winnipeg

Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 21, 2017: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to announce Jessie Buchanan, Evin Collis, and Becky Thiessen as the artists selected to travel with the WAG’s...

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Mar 21, 2017

Film Festival Highlights Boarder Culture

Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 16, 2017: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is excited to host a Boarder X Film Festival, two-days of films featuring skateboarding, surfing and snowboarding documentaries, shorts, and videos by local boarding stars. Running March 31 to April 1, the festival includes five films...

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Mar 16, 2017

WAG Partners with Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries to Present Free Admission Day


Art activities and exhibitions offer something for everyone March 26
Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 16, 2017: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to announce a free admission day on Sunday, March 26 from 11:00am-5:00pm, sponsored by Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries. Everyone is invited for a fun-filled...

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Mar 15, 2017

Unusual Combo Featured in New WAG@ThePark Exhibition

Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 10, 2017: Beautiful landscape paintings alongside strange “animal-morphic” characters set the stage for a new exhibition at WAG@ThePark. Competing Natures: W.J. Phillips and Marcel Dzama brings together the work of Manitoba historical and contemporary artists W.J....

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Mar 10, 2017

WAG@ThePark Displays Work by Young Artists in Annual Exhibition

Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 9, 2017: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is once again mounting its annual exhibition of work by young artists enrolled in WAG Studio programs. Through the Eyes of a Child opens March 25 at WAG@ThePark located in the Assiniboine Park Pavilion, and runs until May 28. Ranging...

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Mar 9, 2017

Decolonizing Lens Film Series at WAG

Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 7, 2017: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to host the Decolonizing Lens film and discussion series, featuring free screenings of work by Indigenous filmmakers. Organized by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) and the University of Manitoba, this...

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Mar 7, 2017

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