WAG supports K-12 teachers and students with interactive curriculum-based tours and workshops, inspiring learning resources, and professional development opportunities.

School Tours

Bring your class to WAG for exciting interactive, curriculum-based tours. Available in English or French.

Self-Guided Visit

  • Lead your students through the exhibition.
  • Available from 11am
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • $60 per ten students or multiples thereof*
    *Round student numbers to nearest tens

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Guided Interactive Tour

  • Choose the perfect 60-minute tour for your group.
  • Available from 10am
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • $60 per ten students or multiples thereof*
    *Round student numbers to nearest tens

The WAG has the largest public collection of Inuit art in the world! Come and learn about the stories, techniques and traditions that connect with these wonderful works of art.

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Explore the rich art and culture of Inuit, First Nations, and Metis peoples of Canada in this tour.

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Come and experience the variety of art on display in this general tour of the exhibitions on at the WAG right now.

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Students will be provided clipboards, paper, and pencils and will be guided through sketching activities throughout the WAG.

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Aimed at daycare, preschool, nursery, and kindergarten aged learnings from 3 to 6 years old. This fun and interactive tour is filled with lots of hands on learning for young children. Children will learn the elements of art, and see examples in the artwork on display.

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Interactive Tour and Workshop

  • Add a 60-minute art-making workshop to your interactive guided tour for a memorable, tour and workshop experience.
  • Includes a 60-minute tour and 60-minute workshop (lunchroom can be provided upon request if available).
  • $120 per ten students or multiples thereof*
  • Add additional time in the galleries to your guided tour for $15 per 10 students (additional supervision required)
    *Round student numbers to nearest tens

Printmaking (grades K-12): Our most popular workshop! Students will each create their own block prints inspired by Inuit art.

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Taking inspiration from the Small Worlds exhibition, students will create scenes of traditional life and animals for the North. Students will have the opportunity to draw, paint, and use collage to create an original mixed-media artwork.

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Artist, M.C. Escher brought together math and art in his imaginative tessellation artworks. Learn how to create your own tessellation artwork in this cross curricular workshop.

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Students will learn about the symbolism of a variety of animals and the importance of these symbols to different cultures in Canada and around the world. Students will have an opportunity to reflect on these animals and create a representation of an animal in a medallion made out of self-hardening clay.

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Virtual Learning Programs

Pay a virtual visit to the WAG!
  • $125 per program, includes tour and pre- and post-visit packages
  • Choose from two, hour-long interactive programs.
  • What you’ll need: a computer, projector, speakers, microphone, and a webcam
  • We’ll send you a link to join the meeting and soon we’ll be looking at, talking about, and sharing art and stories together.

Join us as we share stories that have evoked and shaped the many unique art forms of the north. Together we will look at carvings, prints, and wall-hangings and consider the innovative techniques and materials used by these artists.

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Many contemporary artists use their art practices to engage in themes of activism, resistance, and identity. We’ll explore these themes together as we look at different pieces of art.

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Teacher Workshops & Resources

We are pleased to offer teachers free admission to the WAG all year long! Simply present your MTS card or teaching certificate to come explore our exhibitions and connect them with your classroom programming at no charge.

Join us for a variety of inspiring hands-on workshops, resources, and professional development opportunities at the WAG.

Come out and learn more about our school programs as you preview new exhibitions with our art educators. Please bring your teaching certificate or MTS card for free admission and a 60-minute guided tour.

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Select Thursdays, 4:30-6:30pm
$20 per session

Come to the WAG after school to engage in hands-on art activities you can bring back to your classroom. Each session focuses on a specific artwork or exhibition, which in turn connects to the art-making. Workshop activities can be adapted to suit all ages and needs.

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Let our art educators help you put together your own professional development day at the WAG. Tours of current exhibitions will provide a context for explorations in visual literacy and can be paired with art making workshops for a full-day art extravaganza.

For more information, contact cleduc@wag.ca

Do you have an arts-based class project you need help with? Contact us to customize a tour and workshop to meet your needs.

For more information, contact cleduc@wag.ca

Engage in art experiences based on our past exhibitions. These in class activities not only address curricular outcomes but offer the opportunity to build creativity and imagination.

For more information, contact cleduc@wag.ca

Educational Activities

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EAL Tours

We are pleased to offer interactive tours for English as an additional language (EAL) classrooms. Created by EAL teachers and art educators, these tours offer groups the opportunity to practice a variety of literacy skills while simultaneously expanding their knowledge of Canadian culture, history, and identity.

These 90-minute tours are designed to support in-class lessons with a dynamic gallery experience that will leave participants feeling enlightened and inspired!

A pre-visit booklet is available for use in the classroom upon booking.

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery is located on Treaty No. 1 the original lands of Anishinaabe, Ininiwak, Anishininiwak, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation.
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