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Exhibition Openings
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Upcoming Exhibitions

November 1

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Art for Lunch
Wednesday, September 27 to Wednesday, May 30
Art for Lunch
Talks, tours, and videos relating to current exhibits.
Weekend Drop-In Tours
Sunday, October 1 to Sunday, April 29
Weekend Drop-In Tours
Saturdays & Sundays at 2pm.
Books & Brushes
Friday, October 6 to Sunday, March 18
Books & Brushes
Visit the WAG to participate in discussions of artworks related to popular reads!
2017 Cape Dorset Print Collection
Saturday, October 21 to Sunday, November 19
2017 Cape Dorset Print Collection
Located on the southern tip of Baffin Island, Cape Dorset is hailed as the most artistic community in Canada and the undisputed capital of Inuit art.
ShopWAG Presents: Clemence Wescoupe
Thursday, October 26 to Thursday, November 30
ShopWAG Presents: Clemence Wescoupe
WAG@The Forks is excited to host a solo exhibition of Clemence Wescoupe’s work.
Family Fusion
Sunday, October 29 to Sunday, November 19
Family Fusion
Spend some creative time together! Every month, stop by the WAG between 1pm and 3pm with your family to make a magnificent craft.
Family Fusion
Sunday, October 29 to Sunday, November 19
Family Fusion is a monthly DIY arts and crafts event – stop by the WAG with your family and spend some creative time together!
CRAFTED Show + Sale
Friday, November 3 from 11am to 9pm
Saturday, November 4 from 11am to 5pm
CRAFTED Show + Sale
The WAG, Manitoba Craft Council , and Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association, along with this year’s new partner, Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador, are thrilled to present the third annual juried CRAFTED Show + Sale.
CRAFTED Workshops
Friday, November 3 from 11am to 9pm
Saturday, November 4 from 11am to 5:30pm
CRAFTED Workshops
As part of CRAFTED 2017, we're offering DIY workshops led by artist instructors. Experience the pleasure of making something beautiful with your own hands! Pre-registration required.
Artist Talk: Teva Harrison
Sunday, November 12 from 2pm to 3:30pm
Artist Talk: Teva Harrison
Join artist Teva Harrison to learn about her personal journey of living with advanced cancer, and how she has used expressive art to provide a sense of hope beyond her terminal diagnosis.
MakerLab: Winter Wreaths
Wednesday, November 15 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
MakerLab: Winter Wreaths
Create a winter wreath with interesting compositions by layering on assorted seasonal materials.
Southern Africa: A Grand Adventure
Wednesday, November 15 to Monday, December 4
Southern Africa: A Grand Adventure
Let Southern Africa take your breath away on this grand adventure as you experience spectacular scenery, indigenous traditions, and incredible wild life.
Paint Party: MoonStone Paintings
Thursday, November 23 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Paint Party: MoonStone Paintings
Get back to nature with these simple and beautiful MoonStone paintings!
Symposium: the Future Imaginary
Thursday, November 30 to Saturday, December 2
Symposium: the Future Imaginary
The WAG is excited to be hosting the third annual international Symposium on the Future Imaginary: Radically Shifting Our Indigenous Futures Through Art, Scholarship and Technology.

November 2 - November 7

Stencil Print Tote Bags
Friday, November 3 from 11am to 2pm
Stencil Print Tote Bags
Learn to stencil print! In this workshop students will design their own stencil, and learn to use various stenciling techniques.
Elk Hide Hand Drums
Friday, November 3 from 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Elk Hide Hand Drums
Join us in learning how to making an Indigenous hand drum, with instruction by a Nehiyaw drum maker, Donna Bear Glover.
Introduction to Crochet: Throw Blankets
Friday, November 3 from 6pm to 9pm
Introduction to Crochet: Throw Blankets
Learn to crochet your own throw blanket to stay cozy warm all winter long, with Shantel Saliga of Hook & Barrel.
Indigo Wall Hangings
Saturday, November 4 from 11am to 2pm
Indigo Wall Hangings
Indigo is a natural dye with a rich and long global history. Join Ash Alberg for this workshop and learn how to dye fabric using indigo and different resist techniques, including Shibori.
Block Print Linen Scarves
Saturday, November 4 from 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Block Print Linen Scarves
Join us for an afternoon of block printing basics and pattern making with Destiny Seymour of Indigo Arrows.
Beadwoven Earrings
Saturday, November 4 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Beadwoven Earrings
Join Daria Tittenberger to create a pair of stunning drop earrings.

Exhibitions

A Personal Journey: Pitaloosie Saila
Saturday, October 28 to Sunday, May 13
Pitaloosie Saila
For over 60 years, Pitaloosie Saila has contributed to the Cape Dorset print collections.
Suzy Lake: ImPositions #2
Thursday, October 5 to Saturday, November 4
Suzy Lake: ImPositions #2
INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE
Friday, September 22 to Sunday, April 1
INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE
Twenty-eight emerging to established Indigenous artists working in a variety of media who consider the political undercurrents of Canadian society.
WAG@ThePark
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 to Saturday, September 28, 2019
WAG@ThePark
In 2016 the Assiniboine Park Conservancy and Winnipeg Art Gallery inaugurated an exciting three-year partnership that will enhance community art appreciation and audience access to the work of living and historical Canadian artists.
The Modernist Tradition, 1900-1950
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 to Sunday, December 31, 2017
The Modernist Tradition, 1900-1950
The Modernist Tradition, 1900-1950 brings together works of art from the WAG’s permanent collection that together demonstrate the new creative directions artists began working in through the first half of the 20th century
Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 to Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven
Some of the WAG's most most popular and captivating examples of Canadian art.
Inuit Art at Journey to Churchill
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 to Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Inuit Art at Journey to Churchill
An ongoing, rotating display of Inuit sculpture at the Assiniboine Park Zoo’s Journey to Churchill exhibit.
Highlights of Inuit Sculpture
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 to Friday, March 15, 2019
Highlights of Inuit Sculpture
An exhibition featuring some of the outstanding Inuit sculptures in the WAG collection.
The Academic Tradition in Europe & Canada, 1700-1900
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 to Sunday, June 30, 2019
The Academic Tradition in Europe & Canada, 1700-1900
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, June 30, 2019
European Renaissance and Baroque Art: 1500-1700
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

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