Sunday, Aug 9 '20On the Rooftop: Discover the beautiful sculptures on the WAG rooftop through a variety of fun games and crafts.
Block Print Tea Towels
Tuesday, Aug 11 '20Learn to lino carve your own stamps and block print onto a beautiful 20”x25” flax linen tea towel with local maker, Brandi Baldwin of Ya Ya Studios. The finished piece can be used as a hand towel or hung up as a piece of art!
Weekend Drop-in Tours
Aug 15 Sep 25 '20Uncover the stories behind the art and artists with a 45-60-minute guided tour by our trained volunteers.
Art for Lunch
New dates coming soon!
Join us for bi-monthly talks, videos, and tours over the lunch hour!
Sunday, Sep 13 '20Full Gallery Scavenger Hunt: Search the whole Gallery including the Rooftop Sculpture Garden to finish the challenge!
Sunday, Oct 11 '20ᐃ is for I: Celebrate the International Year of Indigenous languages at the WAG. Visit the ᐃ exhibition, then learn to write your name in syllabics and make your own name art that reflects who you are.
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
Feb 13 May 2 '21One 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.
Art in Bloom
Timeless art, fresh flowers
April 2021Every second year, the galleries blossom with a feast for the senses. Experience Art in Bloom’s lush exhibit of floral designs and the art that inspires them, presented by the Associates of the WAG.
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.
Exhibitions on Now
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.
Nov 10 '18 Oct 15 '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.
Inuit Miniature Carving
Jul 20 '19 Aug 30 '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.
Carving Out a Tradition
Sep 1 '19 Oct 25 '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.
Nov 8 '19 Jan 30 '21This symbol in both Inuktitut and Anishininiwak translates into ‘I’ , embodying self-determination and solidarity in collective reclamation.
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.
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.
Eyre in Comparison
Personal Experience and the Universal Subject
The Manitoba artist Ivan Eyre has concentrated on objectively exploring universal themes throughout his career.