Access virtual and live learning experiences, research initiatives, outreach programs, and archival resources. The Knowledge and Sharing Centre is the hub for the WAG’s training, internship, and mentorship programs for young people seeking careers in the arts.
The non-circulating collections support research activities of WAG staff and are also available to the academic community and general public.
Maintaining over 10,000 artists’ biography files, focusing on Manitoban and Canadian artists. Files contain clippings and pamphlets and other ephemera on artists represented in the WAG collection, as well as Canadian and international artists. Access to this collection is available on the Canadian Heritage Information Network database, Artists in Canada.
The Periodicals collection includes magazines, newspapers, and other serial publications available for browsing and research. Our library subscribes to scholarly and general art magazines, featuring key Canadian, North American, and international titles as well as the Art Index database.
The WAG Archives collection represents the activities of the Gallery from its inception to the present. In addition to institutional records, the collection also includes the archives of individuals uniquely connected to the Gallery. Access information about our archives collection here.
Education through the voices of art is a cornerstone of the WAG’s mission. Next to its exhibition areas, most of Qaumajuq’s 40,000 square feet is dedicated to school and public learning spaces, both indoor and outdoor with studios and classrooms filled with beautiful light allowing for activities like carving, creating video games, or connecting with Northern communities.
Learning & Programs
Learning & Programs Administrators
Learn more about our exciting interactive, curriculum-based tours, lessons, and workshops. Bring your class @WAG for guided 60-minute tours adapted to best suit the appropriate grade levels. Or we can come to your classroom virtually! Our virtual programs have three types of sessions: Virtual Tours, Virtual Lessons, or Virtual Workshops.
Wednesday, Jun 3 '20
Art’s Learning Possibilities at the WAG and Online
Learning & Programs Coordinator Colleen Leduc is an Art Educator and Certified Art Therapist with a passion for connecting with people, whether in person or…
Thursday, Oct 25 '18
Connecting and learning in WAG Inuit Art Centre Education Suite
Education through the voices of art is a cornerstone of the WAG’s mission, and there is a new space dedicated to it in the WAG…
Monday, Apr 16 '18
Rooftop Media Lab
Alongside the new WAG Inuit Art Centre, you’ll enjoy new art-making studios on the entire Penthouse floor of the existing WAG building. One of those…
Tuesday, Oct 8 '19
The North IS the future of Canada…
“The North IS the future of Canada in countless ways” is the key takeaway from the Report of the Special Senate Committee on the Arctic,…
Friday, Oct 18 '19
ICYMI: A Conversation with Dr. Heather Igloliorte
Working with Asinnajaq, Kablusiak, and Krista Ulujuk Zawadski, Dr. Heather Igloliorte leads the guest curatorial team developing the WAG Inuit Art Centre’s inaugural exhibitions. She was…
Tuesday, Oct 8 '19
Face to Face with Inuit Art
“Cool!” This is the response of a student on an Inuit art tour when they see the Kakivak, a fishing spear made from Caribou antler…
Tuesday, Mar 5 '19
Young Philanthropists Visit
Participants from The Winnipeg Foundation’s Youth in Philanthropy program held a meeting at the WAG on January 15. Mayor Brian Bowman welcomed the Grade 11…