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, September 27 to Wednesday, May 30

Select Wednesdays, 12-1pm

Sept 27 • Artists' Tour: INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE with KC Adams, Dee Barsy, and Kenneth Lavallee in the exhibition galleries.

Oct 4 • Curator’s Tour: INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE, Jaimie Isaac and Julie Nagam with WAG co-curators

Oct 18 • Talk: The Power of the Arts to Build Resilient Communities
Join WAG co-curators of INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE, Jaimie Isaac and Julie Nagam, alongside award winning community mobilizer Michael Champagne ,visual artists Kenneth Lavallee, Jessica Canard, and Music Director of the National Arts Centre Orchestra, Alexander Shelley for a stimulating conversation exploring the potential and power of the arts to build resilient communities. Also on offer is a chance to participate in a Collaborative Community Mural Project with Jessica Canard before and after the discussion. Read more...

Oct 25 • Tour: Ivan Eyre with WAG Chief Curator, Andrew Kear

Nov 8 • Video: Kinngait; Riding Light Into the World, Site Media, Directed by Annette Mangaard, 2010. 64 minutes; English and Inuktitut with English subtitles.

Nov 22 • Tour: Pitaloosie Saila: A Personal Journey with WAG Curator of Inuit Art, Darlene Coward Wight

Dec 6 • Video: Art21: Boundaries Season 6 Episode 2

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

Feb 7 • Talk: Botanicals in Art with WAG Collections Manager, Nicole Fletcher

Feb 21 • Videos: A 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).

April 18 • Video: Art 21: Protest Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 4

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

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  • Tuesday 11am-5pm
  • Wednesday 11am-5pm
  • Thursday 11am-5pm
  • Friday 11am-9pm
  • Saturday 11am-5pm
  • Sunday 11am-5pm
  • Closed Monday

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