Adopt your piece of history

To support the WAG in bringing Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin to Winnipeg, you have the opportunity to “adopt” one of these remarkable works.

Choose your piece by clicking on Email to Adopt. WAG Development staff will be on hand to assist you with payment by cheque or credit card.

You may combine your contribution with other donors to jointly adopt one art work.

You will receive a charitable tax receipt for the full amount of your donation.

Your generous gift will be acknowledged:

  • on the label next to the piece in the Olympus exhibition, on display for a full year at the WAG
  • on this web page.

You will be acknowledged in the name or company name of your choosing,
or you could request to remain anonymous.

Berlin Dancer

Berlin Dancer

Roman, 120-100 BCE

H 126 cm W 53 cm D 52 cm

Adopted by: Stephen Borys in Honour of Angeliki Bogiatji for her Outstanding Work as Guest Curator of the Olympus Exhibition

Statue of Aphrodite

Statue of Aphrodite

Roman, c. 150 CE

H 137 cm W 52 cm D 38 cm

Adopted by: The Greek Community of Winnipeg, American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) Winnipeg Chapter, Daughters of Penelope, Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society, The Greek Pavilion

Statuette of Youthful Dionysus

Statuette of Youthful Dionysus

Roman, 50-1 BCE

H 83 cm W 28 cm D 25 cm

Adoption in Process.

Head in the style of

Head in the style of "Dresden Zeus"

Roman, 2nd c. CE

H 55 cm W 25 cm D 28 cm

Adoption in Process.

Torso of an Artemis statue

Torso of an Artemis statue

Roman, 150 CE

H 106 cm W 45 cm D 34 cm

Adopted by: Wawanesa Insurance

Artemis

Artemis

Roman, 150 CE

H 151 cm W 56 cm D 38 cm

Adoption in Process.

Statue of Asclepius

Statue of Asclepius

Roman, early 2nd c. CE (body), 150-200 CE (head)

H 124 cm W 44 cm D 35 cm

Adoption in Process.

Neck amphora with Herakles and the Erymanthian Boar

Neck amphora with Herakles and the Erymanthian Boar

Greek, 530-520 BCE

H 38.5 cm Diam 26.7 cm

Adopted by: Alpha Masonry

Statuette of Apollo

Statuette of Apollo

1st c. BCE - 1st c. CE

H 20 cm W 8 cm D 4.5 cm

Adoption in Process.

Statue of a satyr with wineskin

Statue of a satyr with wineskin

2nd c. CE

H 108 cm W 46 cm D 42 cm

Adoption in Process.

Statue of Hermes

Statue of Hermes

Roman, c. 150 CE

H 151 cm W 52 cm D 42 cm

Adoption in Process.

Panathenaic prize amphora with Athena Promachos and chariot race

Panathenaic prize amphora with Athena Promachos and chariot race

Greek, c. 450 BCE

H 63 cm D 41 cm

Adopted by: Ernest and Anastasia Cholakis in Memory of Joan Fotiadis

Head of Athena

Head of Athena

Roman, 2nd c. CE

H 60 cm W 24 cm D 35 cm

Adoption in Process.

Praenestine cista (votive box)

Praenestine cista (votive box)

Etruscan, 350-300 BCE

H 40.5 cm D 22 cm

Adoption in Process.

Hydria with Gathering of Gods

Hydria with Gathering of Gods

Greek, c. 510 BCE

H 41.5 cm W 33.5 cm D 27.5 cm

Adoption in Process.

Kylix with Judgment of Paris

Kylix with Judgment of Paris

Greek, 440-430 BCE

H 13.8 cm W 41.5 cm D 32 cm

Adopted by: Anonymous

Statue of Aphrodite rising from the sea (Anadyomene)

Statue of Aphrodite rising from the sea (Anadyomene)

Greek, 140-190 CE

H 64 cm W 25 cm D 17 cm

Adopted by: Argyriou Family, John and Gloria Ginakes Family, Angie and Mike Houvardas, and Stasa Veroukis.

Half-clothed Aphrodite

Half-clothed Aphrodite

Roman, 2nd c. CE

H 61 cm W 20 cm D 15 cm

Adopted by: Terracon Development Ltd.

Head of Dionysus in a classical antefix

Head of Dionysus in a classical antefix

Roman, c. 150 CE

H 56 cm W 47 cm D 22 cm

Adoption in Process.

Head of Aphrodite of Knidos

Head of Aphrodite of Knidos

Roman, c. 50 CE

H 46 cm W 24 cm D 32 cm

Adoption in Process.

Statuette of Zeus

Statuette of Zeus

Greek, c. 480 BCE

H 11 cm W 10.2 cm D 2.8 cm

Adoption value:
$5,000

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Statuette of Diana

Statuette of Diana

Roman, 1st c. CE

H 18.5 cm W 7.9 cm

Adoption value:
$5,000

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Hera

Hera "Farnese"

Roman, 1st c. CE

H 76 cm W 35 cm D 46 cm

Adopted by: Irena Cohen

Sleeping Eros with Torch

Sleeping Eros with Torch

150-200 CE

H 22 cm W 53 cm D 24 cm

Adopted by: Natalija J. Rori Borger

Relief with the abduction of Porsepina

Relief with the abduction of Porsepina

Roman, 3rd c. CE

A: H 95 cm W 125 cm D 20 cm B H 96 cm W 105 cm D 20 cm

Adopted by: Simon Hiebert and Rosa Grijalva

Garland sarcophagus with masks

Garland sarcophagus with masks

Roman, c. 120-130 CE

H 90 cm W 120 cm D 26 cm

Adopted by: Dante Alighieri Cultural Society

Attachment of vessel with Eros and Psyche

Attachment of vessel with Eros and Psyche

Greek, 350-340 BCE

H 14.6 cm W 12 cm D 2 cm

Adoption value:
$2,500

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Theater Mask

Theater Mask

Roman, 2nd c. CE

H 46 cm W 28 cm D 14 cm

Adopted by: Gurevich Fine Art

Theater Mask

Theater Mask

100-150 CE

H 58 cm W 26 cm D 26 cm

Adoption value:
$2,500

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Skyphos with actor

Skyphos with actor

Apulian, 350-325 BCE

H 5 cm W 18.2 cm D 12.6 cm

Adoption value:
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Stamnos with Athena fighting the Giants

Stamnos with Athena fighting the Giants

Etruscan, 350-300 BCE

H 34 cm W 31 cm D 27 cm

Adoption value:
$2,500

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Colossal foot

Colossal foot

Egypt, 150-50 BCE

H 43 cm W 63 cm D 106 cm

Adopted by: David Carr, José Koes, Catherine Maksymiuk, Scott McCulloch, Bob Somers

Funeral banquet votive relief with heroes feasting

Funeral banquet votive relief with heroes feasting

Greek, c. 350 BCE

H 33 cm W 43 cm D 8 cm

Adopted by: Dimos and Nancy Ginakes & Family

Votive figurines (horses)

Votive figurines (horses)

Greek, 750-725 BCE

H 7.9 cm L 9 cm

Adopted by: Drs. Maria and Milt Lautatzis

Ploughman

Ploughman

Roman, 2nd c. CE

H 54 cm W 62 cm D 23 cm

Adopted by: Dean & Rachel Scaletta

Head of an old silen

Head of an old silen

Roman, 2nd c. CE

H 46 cm W 25 cm D 28 cm

Adopted by: Darryl and Shauna Levy

Gorgoneion

Gorgoneion

Roman, before 129 CE

H 30 cm W 25 cm D 24 cm

Adopted by: Maxime's Restaurant & Lounge

Votive relief with Pan, Hermes and the three Nymphs

Votive relief with Pan, Hermes and the three Nymphs

Greek, 350-300 BCE

H 44 cm W 41 cm D 12 cm

Adopted by: Eva Stubbs

Hermes as gatekeeper

Hermes as gatekeeper

Roman, 2nd c. CE

H 60 cm W 36 cm D 32 cm

Adopted by: Drs. Arnold and Carla Cohn

Statuette of Herakles

Statuette of Herakles

2nd c. BCE

H 23.8 cm W 10 cm D 5 cm

Adopted by: Demetrios Kontzamanis

Votive Relief to Demeter and Persephone

Votive Relief to Demeter and Persephone

Greek, 4th c. BCE

H 51 cm W 25 cm D 9 cm

Adopted by: Nick's Inn Restaurant

Relief with dedication to Jupiter

Relief with dedication to Jupiter

Roman, 100-150 CE

H 95 cm W 45.5 cm D 21 cm

Adopted by: John Verogos

Aphrodite Louvre-Naples

Aphrodite Louvre-Naples

Greek, 1st c. CE

H 29 cm W 11 cm D 13 cm

Adopted by: Faye Hellner and Garry Hilderman

Statue of Athena

Statue of Athena

Roman, 1st c. BCE - 1st c. CE

H 139.2 cm W 46 cm

Adoption value:
$10,000

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Attic red-figure plate with Athena

Attic red-figure plate with Athena

Greek, 520-510 BCE

H 2.6 cm D 23 cm

Adopted by: Hellenic Professional Association of Manitoba

Statue of shepherd carrying a ram

Statue of shepherd carrying a ram

Greek, c. 530 BCE

H 10 cm W 4.3 cm D 4 cm

Adoption value:
$2,500

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Torso of athlete

Torso of athlete

Roman

H 111 cm W 50 cm D 27 cm

Adopted by: 49-97 Capital Partners

Statue of a Triton

Statue of a Triton

Greek, 350-325 BCE

H 131 cm W 56 cm D 41 cm

Adopted by: The Greek Market

Statue of Narcissus

Statue of Narcissus

Roman, 2nd c. CE

H 63 cm W 16 cm D 16 cm

Adopted by: Dr and Mrs Angelos Macrodimitris

Relief with Dioscorus

Relief with Dioscorus

Roman, 1st c. BCE

H 95 cm W 45 cm D 23 cm

Adopted by: Ruth Kettner

Offering plate

Offering plate

Roman, 4th/3rd c. BCE

H 7.5 cm D 34.5 cm

Adopted by: Katopodis Family

Clay tablet with craftsmen

Clay tablet with craftsmen

Greek, Plaster copy after a tablet from Penteskouphia near Corinth, 600-575 BCE

H 10.2 cm W 13 cm

Adopted by: Ross Hoople and Athena Dinos

Votive relief to Zeus Meilichius

Votive relief to Zeus Meilichius

Greek, c. 400-350 BCE

H 58 cm W 31 cm D 7 cm

Adopted by: Kristina's on Corydon

Corinthian Helmet

Corinthian Helmet

Roman, 520-500 BCE

26 cm. x 28 cm.

Adopted by: Rachel Baerg and Art Kingma, Maxine Bock, Stephen Borys, Catherine Collins in Memory of Margaret Collins, Kenlyn Collins In Honour of Anita Collins, Eric Des Marais in Memory of Terry Des Marais, Sophie and Billy Elliott, Aline Frechette, Nicole Fletcher and Carl Szczerski, Angela Heck and Ivan Hughes, Eleonore and Tim Heinrichs , The Hollenberg Family, Elaine Jasson, Andrew Kear, The Roberts Family, Rhonda Kennedy Rogers, Kupca Family, Benjamin and Finnley Malyk, Mike Malyk, Kristine Olafson, La famille Plouffe, Family Radulovic, Tammy Sawatzky and Reynold Friesen, Judy and Alex Slivinski in Memory of Paul Slivinski, Elizabeth Wiens in Memory of Bernhard Wiens.

Theater mask of Herakles

Theater mask of Herakles

150-100 BCE

H 32 x W 33 x D 20 cm

Adopted by: The Employees of The Winnipeg Free Press

Statuette of Jupiter

Statuette of Jupiter

Roman, 1st-2nd c. BCE

35 x 22 x 12 cm

Adopted by: Vice Consulate of Italy in Winnipeg

Olympus:

The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin

Opens April 26, 2015 

For more information on the exhibit, click here

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