- Exhibition Openings
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- Borders: An Exhibition of New Work by Michel Saint Hilaire
Friday, May 23, 2014 to Sunday, June 15, 2014
- The Gallery Shop presents Borders: An Exhibition of New Work by Michel Saint Hilaire. Linear patterns are Michel Saints Hilaire’s looking glass. In his new work, Borders, he records and predicts urban sprawl and industrial takeover superimposed against pristine Canadian landscapes.
- Family Sunday: 7: Professional Native Indian Artists Inc.
Sunday, June 8, 2014 from 1:30pm to 4pm
- Prepare to be inspired by the bold and colourful artwork of one of Canada’s most important First Nations artist alliances.
June 9 - June 14
- Drop-in Tours: 7: Professional Native Indian Artists Inc
Sunday May 25, 2014 at 2pm Sunday June 1, 2014 at 2pm Sunday June 15, 2014 at 2pm Sunday June 22, 2014 at 2pm Sunday July 6, 2014 at 2pm Sunday July 13, 2014 at 2pm Sunday July 20, 2014 at 2pm Sunday July 27, 2014 at 2pm Sunday August 10, 2014 at 2pm Sunday August 17, 2014 at 2pm Sunday August 24, 2014 at 2pm
- Join one of our tour guides for a look at 7: Professional Native Indian Artists Inc.
- Live on the Rooftop: Manitoba Opera
Wednesday June 11, 2014 at 7:30pm
- The WAG hosts an evening of opera favourites from the Manitoba Opera for a second year. Featuring guest solo artists along with the Manitoba Opera Chorus under the direction of Tadeusz Biernacki.
- Member's Opening: Inuit Fantastic Art
Thursday, June 12, 2014 from 2pm to 7pm
- Members are invited to an exclusive preview of Inuit Fantastic Art.
- Inuit Fantastic Art
Saturday, May 31, 2014 to Sunday, October 12, 2014
- The theme for this exhibition was inspired by a sculpture competition in Puvirnituq in 1967 and a subsequent exhibition in Winnipeg in 1972. The competition was organized to encourage the carvers to create works of originality and imagination, independent of the usual commercial production. Artists have continued to create these imaginative works over the years and the WAG has a significant number of these sculptures by a variety of different artists.
- The Winnipeg Sketch Club: A Look Back
Saturday, May 17, 2014 to Sunday, July 27, 2014
- This year marks the one-hundredth anniversary of the Winnipeg Sketch Club (WSC), an organization that operated in close association with the Winnipeg Art Gallery when it first began. This exhibition pays tribute to the Sketch Club by featuring works by 25 of its leading and best known contributors, from L.L. FitzGerald to Clarence Tillenius, W.J. Phillips to Leo Mol, and Pauline Boutal to Tom Lovatt.
- 7: Professional Native Indian Artists Inc.
Saturday, May 10, 2014 to Monday, September 1, 2014
- 7 documents one of Canada’s most important early artist alliances, whose members were Norval Morrisseau, Daphne Odjig, Jackson Beardy, Eddy Cobiness, Alex Janvier, Carl Ray, and Joseph Sanchez.
- Micah Lexier: This, That, Those
Saturday, April 26, 2014 to Monday, August 4, 2014
- With This, That, Those, Micah Lexier has worked with Paul Butler, Curator of Contemporary Art, to create an installation where a constellation of artworks—both found and made—are in dialogue with each other. The exhibition reflects on the creative process of making and presenting art, and, like all of Lexier’s work, is not only a portrait of the artist, but of his practice as well.
- Lynne Cohen: Between Something and Nothing
Saturday, April 12, 2014 to Monday, August 18, 2014
- This NGC@WAG partnership surveys the pioneering photography of Lynne Cohen. The exhibition traces the evolution of her photography of ‘readymade’ spaces over the past 40 years. In addition to the 21 borrowed works from the NGC, the exhibition will be supplemented with Cohen holdings from the WAG’s collection as well as new work by the artist.
- Highlights of Inuit Sculpture
- Tuesday, May 4, 2010 to Friday, March 15, 2019
- An exhibition featuring some of the outstanding Inuit sculptures in the WAG collection.
- Modernist Traditions: 1900-1950
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 to Wednesday, November 5, 2014
- The invention of photography had a lasting impact on how artists in the latter-half of the 19th century came to view the world as shown by these works from the WAG's collection.
- The Academic Tradition in Europe & Canada, 1700-1900
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 to Sunday, March 25, 2018
- From Rome to Utrecht, European artists in the 17th and early 18th century created the emotionally charged work of the Baroque era. In reaction to the Protestant Reformation, the Roman Catholic Church strove to entice believers back to the fold with gripping and beautiful vignettes of biblical drama
- European Renaissance and Baroque Art: 1500-1700
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 to Sunday, March 25, 2018
- From the WAG's collection, art produced between the 16th and 18th centuries, originating from the leading artistic centres of Europe.This period is marked by important social and political changes, and art itself underwent a major transformation