Qua’yuk tchi’gae’win: Making Good
In Anishnaabemowin, qua’yuk tchi’gae’win means “the honour of righting a wrong.” Winding its way through three levels of the Gallery, Qua'yuk tchi'gae'win: Making Good acknowledges the residential school legacy and colonial trauma, but also reveals an enduring strength, resilience, and courage through art. In response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action, this exhibit shares experiences of Indigenous and intergenerational survivors from First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples, as well as intercultural perspectives for a broader Canadian narrative.
Qua'yuk tchi'gae'win: Making Good brings together pieces from the WAG’s permanent collection by artists including Kudluajuk Ashoona, Carl Beam, Leah Decter, Rosalie Favell, Lita Fontaine, Robert Houle, Simon Hughes, Alex Janvier, Jessie Oonark, Jane Ash Poitras, Miriam Qiyuk, David Ruben Piqtoukun, and Arthur Renwick. The exhibition also presents works loaned by the University of Manitoba, and incorporates related archival collections from the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation.
Related Programs & Events
Past Programs & Events
Unleash your inner night owl and head to the WAG for an epic Nuit Blanche celebration of contemporary art, music, dance, film, and more!
Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 6pm to 4am
A film screening and panel discussion highlighting Indigenous-led activism on our streets and waterways.
Wednesday October 5, 2016 at 6pm
Talks, tours, and videos relating to current exhibits.
Wednesday, May 3 to Wednesday, October 11
Saturdays & Sundays at 2pm.
Saturday, May 20 to Wednesday, August 30
- Tuesday 11am-5pm
- Wednesday 11am-5pm
- Thursday 11am-5pm
- Friday 11am-9pm
- Saturday 11am-5pm
- Sunday 11am-5pm
- Closed Monday