Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin
Nuit Blanche: Carpe Noctem
Saturday, September 26 from 3pm to 3am
Stay up into the wee hours at this all night celebration of the arts with music, dance, film, and more. Explore the galleries and view exhibitions currently on view such as Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin, NGC@WAG Ron Mueck, Tom Thomson and the Group of 7.
- Members are free all night (please bring membership card)
- 3pm-9pm • Non-members are free
- After 9pm • Admission is $5 to help support WAG Nuit Blanche programming initiatives.
Dance Party • 6pm-3am • MEMETIC presents a night of world fusion sounds mixing samples of ancient instruments and modern electronic beats to create a dance party with elements of Persian, Turkish, Mediterranean, and Egyptian sounds! Alongside the musical journey will be large scale projections of visuals inspired by Olympus, expect ancient temples, statues, and landscapes to live large on the walls of the WAG!
Late Night Film Festival • 9pm-2am with Q&A at 9pm • Join U of M film studies professors, Jonah Corne and George Toles from 9pm-10pm for a fascinating exploration of short Greco-Roman themed films in celebration of the WAG’S historic antiquities exhibition, Olympus. Visit the theatre between 3pm-2am for non-stop viewing on your own.
Jewelry Workshop • 4pm-11pm • Join jewelry artists, Lily and Sonya Rosenberg (Manitoba Crafts Council) to create your own amazing piece of jewelry.
Minecraft Digital Lounge • 6pm-2am • Come to learn how to play the game, sign up for a block of time to play, and get creative as you help build our Olympus-inspired world. Check out the final design on our website.
Music, Dance, Film • 6pm-2am • Enjoy a performance by the En-Trance dancers, check out films projected on the outside of the WAG, and dance to DJ Co-op.