The Associates of the Winnipeg Art Gallery

About the Associates

If you love art and want to make a difference in your community, become a member of the Associates. Established in 1948, our group:

  • Acts as ambassadors of the WAG
  • Raises funds for the Gallery
  • Provides volunteer support to the WAG
  • Offers members a wide range of social and educational opportunities

The Associates are a standing committee of the WAG Board of Directors. Some of our major accomplishments include:

  • Awarding more than 900 WAG Studio scholarships to young people
  • Contributing to the acquisition of over 1,850 works of art, including support for Inuit art exhibits
  • Helping develop the WAG Foundation and sustain it through donations totaling more than $885,000
  • Establishing the Gallery Shop
  • Initiating Art Rental & Sales in conjunction with the Junior League
  • Creating the Clara Lander Library


Receive The Insider three times a year, updating you on our latest activities. Click here to see the Associates Winter newsletter about all their latest activities.


WAG members are eligible to join the Associates for an annual fee:

  • Associate $40
  • Student Associate $10

Become a Member

For more information, please contact or 204.786.6641 ext. 286

Upcoming Events

Membership Benefits 

Educational opportunities:

  • Join a study group: members research and present on art topics
  • Attend lectures, guided tours of exhibits, and private visits to artists’ studios and homes of private collectors
  • Receive early notification of often sold-out travel tours
  • Social events

Volunteer opportunities:

  • Fundraising activities and special events, including the Home Tour
  • Gallery Shop and WAG@The Forks
  • Educational activities, such as docent guided tours
  • Art for Lunch
  • Promoting the WAG and its programs
  • Assisting with curatorial research and
  • Inuit art projects

Join Today!

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