Art for Lunch

Join us for bi-monthly talks, videos, and tours over the lunch hour!

Coffee and tea is provided. You're welcome to bring a bag lunch if a video is being screened. If the event that day is an exhibiton tour, we suggest you come early to eat your lunch since no food is allowed in the galleries. Talks and tours are included with Gallery admission. Video programs are free.


Art for Lunch

Wednesday, January 24 to Wednesday, June 20

Select Wednesdays, 12-1pm

Jan 24 • Tour: David Altmejd: The Vessel with WAG Chief Curator, Andrew Kear

Feb 7 • Video: Art21 - Boundaries, Season 6: Episode 2 | 54m 56s. Featuring artists David Altmejd, Tabaimo, assume vivd astro focus, and Lynda Benglis.

Feb 21 • Video: Collection of NFB films exploring Indigenous Language and Identity: My Indian Name (6 min), Marie’s Dictionary (10 min), and Writing the Land (8 min).

March 7 • Talk: Botanicals in Art with Nicole Fletcher.

March 21 • Video: Tattoo Nation (2013)1h 26 min | Documentary, History

April 4 • Video: Totem: The Return of the G'psgolox Pole by Gil Cardinal, 2003 (70 min). This feature-length documentary traces the journey of the Haisla people to reclaim the G'psgolox totem pole that went missing from their British Columbia village in 1929. This screening is courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada.

April 18 • Video: The Integral Man (Director: Joseph Clement ) 2016 (70 min). Commissioned by Jim Stewart, the most-published mathematician since Euclid, the Integral House in Toronto, is designed around an internal concert hall and has been hailed as a masterpiece by some of the greatest architecture and design critics in the world. The film is screened as part of the Winnipeg Architecture Foundation’s Architecture + Design Film Festival.

May 2 • Video: The Private Life of Masterpiece: Edgar Degas, The Little Dancer.

May 16 • Video: The Private Life of a Masterpiece: Edouard Manet, Le Dejeuner sur L’Herbe.

May 30 • Tour: Sakakjajut with WAG Curator of Indigenous & Contemporary Art, Jaimie Isaac

June 20 • Tour: French Moderns: Monet to Matisse 1850/1950, with WAG Director, Dr Stephen Borys.

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  • Wednesday 11am-5pm
  • Thursday 11am-5pm
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  • Sunday 11am-5pm
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