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, November 22 to Wednesday, May 30
Select Wednesdays, 12-1pm
Nov 22 • Tour: Pitaloosie Saila: A Personal Journey with WAG Curator of Inuit Art, Darlene Coward Wight
Dec 6 • ART EXPRESS’D: An Epic Journey. Hear about the WAG’s ambitious summertime Canada 150 Signature Initiative Project. Watch videos and join project manager and ART EXPRESS’D artists, Becky Thiessen and Evin Collis as they reflect on their experience of travelling with mobile art studios and making art with thousands of Canadians across the country.
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 • Tour: New Contemporary with WAG Curator of Indigenous & Contemporary Art, Jaimie Isaac
March 21 • Video: Tattoo Nation (2013)1h 26 min | Documentary, History
April 4 • Video: Totem: The Return of the G'psgolox Pole. Courtesy of NFB Directed by Gil Cardinal, 2003 | 1h 10 min
April 18 • Talk: Botanicals in Art with WAG Collections Manager, Nicole Fletcher
May 16 • Tour: Ninguikulu Teevee with WAG Curator of Inuit Art, Darlene Coward Wight
May 30 • Tour: Sakakjajut with WAG Curator of Indigenous & Contemporary Art, Jaimie Isaac