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, February 22 to Wednesday, May 31
Feb 22 • Video: The Little Things (47 min) is a snowboard movie project based on environmentally conscious riders who are inspirational through their riding, as well as their sustainable ways of living and thinking. The film is an initiative taken on by professional snowboarder Marie-France Roy and directed by Filmmaker Darcy Turenne in which all the riders are bringing to life the importance of protecting and living in balance with our environment.
March 8 • Curator’s Tour: The Man Who Made Time Stand Still: The Photographs of Harold Edgerton with WAG Curator of Historical Canadian Art, Andrew Kear.
March 22 • Video: A series of shorts exploring the life and work of Harold Edgerton and his curious counterpart, Fabian Oefner.
April 5 • Talk: WAG conservator, Radovan Radulovic shares about recent restoration work at the Gallery.
April 19 • Video: The Angry Inuk (90 min) by Alethea Arnaquq-Baril. Presented as a National Canadian Film Day Screening.
May 3 • Video: Aboriginal Architecture – Living Architecture (92 min). This screening is in collaboration with the Architectural Film Festival. Film provided by the National Film Board of Canada.
May 17 • Video: Le Mystère Picasso (78 min), a 1956 French documentary film about Pablo Picasso, directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, and showing Picasso in the act of creating paintings for the camera. Most of the paintings were subsequently destroyed so that they would only exist on film, though some may have survived.
May 31 • Curator's Tour: Picasso in Canada & The Vollard Suite with Andrew Kear.