Special Programs

 

Talk: Fashion and Elegance in Ancient Rome

Friday September 25 at 2pm

From the luxurious garments and elaborate hairstyles of the wealthy to the counterfeited gems and fabric dyes utilized by slaves, Dr. Kelly Olson from the University of Western Ontario leads us on a fascinating journey into the world of ancient Roman fashion to discover how men and women dressed to impress.

 

Family Sunday: Art Olympics

Sunday, October 4 from 1:30pm to 4pm

Visit the WAG with your family for Olympics themed activities hosted by CBC Manitoba and Radio-Canada Manitoba. Reimagine yourself as an ancient Olympian. Watch professional athletes compete in traditional events such as wrestling and long jump. Run the WAG mini-marathon and then settle in with a glass of the nectar of the gods while you craft your own victory shield. This day is sure to be a spectacular spectacle of strength, skill, and artistry! As Epicurus says, the greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.

$10 per family (2 adults and up to 4 children under 18)

 

Drama: Unmasking Greek Tragedy – Part 1

Wednesday November 4 at 12pm

Explore Greek tragedy like never before during this exciting dramatic lecture, the first of two presentations by  University of Winnipeg professor Dr. Allison Surtees and Greek mythology specialist, Jane Cahill.

 

Holiday Tree-Trimming Party

Saturday, December 5 from 1:30pm to 4pm

Get your holiday season in gear this year at the WAG’s annual tree-trimming party. Enjoy a mug of hot cocoa, cookies, and crafts as we come together to deck the halls and celebrate another winter season. Perhaps a jolly man dressed in red will make an appearance, so don’t forget your camera!

FREE!

 

Drama: Unmasking Greek Tragedy – Part 2

Wednesday January 20, 2016 at 12pm

Explore Greek tragedy like never before during this exciting dramatic lecture, the first of two presentations by  University of Winnipeg professor Dr. Allison Surtees and Greek mythology specialist, Jane Cahill.

 

Family Sunday: Iglu Chill Out

Sunday, January 24, 2016 from 1:30pm to 4pm

Keep your snowsuit on when you visit the far north at the WAG this January. Make your way to the rooftop where you can become part of a recreation of an Inuit encampment, complete with real iglus! Celebrate Inuit culture through traditional music, games, gallery tours, and art making workshops. 

$10 per family (2 adults and up to 4 children under 18)

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

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