Carving Out a Tradition
Sep 1 '19 Aug 9 '20This collection of carvings produced by Inuit artists from across the country offers a window into traditional life and ways of knowing in the North.
Inuit Miniature Carving
Jul 20 '19 Aug 9 '20This exhibition brings together more than 100 miniature carvings by Inuit artists from over a dozen communities across Nunavut including Cape Dorset, Kugaaruk, and Rankin Inlet.
Nov 10 '18 Aug 9 '20Androgyny expresses his view of the fluidity and interconnectedness of life, as well as gender. In 1983 he offered this mural, in a decolonizing gesture of reconciliation, to the people of Canada.
Nov 30 '19 Aug 30 '20Prayer is an ongoing project, remade around the world since its first presentation in the artist's home city of Cape Town in 2000.
Nov 30 '19 Aug 30 '20subsist brings together a selection of works that reflect political, economic, and social systems of subsistence in individual and collective continuation of cultural practices for survival.
Into the Light
Lionel LeMoine FitzGerald
Apr 4 Sep 7 '20Into the Light is the first exhaustive survey of the influential Manitoba modernist, and Group of Seven member, in 40 years.
Rooftop Sculpture Garden
SeasonalDuring summer months, the WAG’s Rooftop Sculpture Garden is open for all to enjoy! An impressive selection of 20th and 21st century bronze, steel, and stone sculptures by Canadian and European artists will keep you company.
Reimagining the Collection
OngoingSee old favourites in an exciting new way! Discover some of the oldest and best loved artworks in the WAG collection in salon-style fashion, featuring some rarely seen gems from the 16th-to-19th centuries.
Feb 7 '20 Jan 3 '21Storytelling is one of the most important aspects of Inuit culture, passed down by elders through generations to enrich and enlighten.
UpcomingINUA is the WAG Inuit Art Centre’s inaugural exhibition. A wide range of groundbreaking work will be on view in the 8,000 sq ft Inuit Gallery, the largest single gallery space devoted to Inuit art and culture.
Paintings for Sale
PostponedOne of Canada’s most beloved folk artists, Maud Lewis was famous in her lifetime for her brightly coloured and endearing paintings of rural Nova Scotia.
To Draw Water
Summer 2021The exhibition will reflect on international Indigenous connections to water - spiritually, environmentally, socially, and culturally, looking into collective histories and fragilities of the future.
The Many Sides of Winnie-the-Pooh
This exhibition brings together objects, archives, books, and works of art to reveal the multiple identities and histories of Winnie-the-Pooh. “Pooh” is a hugely popular…
Through the Eyes of a Child
WAG Studio’s annual celebration of children’s art is an opportunity for the students in our art classes to express themselves in creative ways for all to see.
The Natural Element
Art Nouveau in the Work of W.J. Phillips
Art Nouveau, one of the most popular European movements of the period, was highly influential to Phillips's work.
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