The WAG is a place to connect with the world around you, be inspired, and learn through art.

Thanks to the generosity of supporters like you, people of all ages come together at the Gallery to share and celebrate through art.

Donors ensure art reaches more than 125,000 people annually and many more online through programming and an outstanding collection of art spanning places, cultures, and time.

Your contribution makes transformative experiences possible and keeps the WAG going.

When you give, you can tell us what you’d like to support, be that education, adding pieces to the collection, or helping to build Qaumajuq – the Inuit Art Centre.

Thank you for considering a gift. You make the power of art possible.

Questions about how to donate online? Call Kelsey Funk at 204.789.1345 or email engagement-advancement-assistant@wag.ca.

Donations of $500 or more are recognized on the WAG’s Annual Donor Listing.

Gifts over $20 receive a tax receipt for 100% of your donation, but gifts of all levels make a difference.

How to Donate

Your gift helps the WAG continue to bring people together through the universal language of art.

Donate Now

The WAG holds in trust the world’s largest public collection of contemporary Inuit art. To celebrate this art and honour the Inuit, the WAG is building Qaumajuq – the Inuit Art Centre, the first centre of its kind. Opening in 2020, Qaumajuq will bridge Canada’s North and South through exhibitions, research, education, and art making. To date, this $65 million project has received incredible support, but we still need your help. We invite you to join the visionary group of supporters who believe in the power of shared art and culture to connect people and create a better future.

Your donation to Qaumajuq will be matched dollar-for-dollar by Bob Williams until November 30, 2020

DONATE NOW

For more information of if you have questions, please contact Melanie or 204.789.1297

Cheques can be made payable to “Winnipeg Art Gallery” and mailed to the attention of:

Department of Advancement
Winnipeg Art Gallery
300 Memorial Boulevard
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Canada R3C 1V1

Your commitment today will make an impact tomorrow. Leaving a contribution in your will or donating assets like art to the WAG means you play a vital role in preserving, enhancing, and maintaining access to our collection for all to enjoy.

Your planned gift ensures the WAG will continue to be the lens that enables people of all ages and backgrounds to see more of life and society through art, now and for future generations, while providing attractive tax benefits for you or your estate.

Types of planned gifts include:

  • Bequest/Will – A gift stated in your will in the form of a designated amount or percentage of your estate.
  • Gifts of life insurance – A gift that names the Winnipeg Art Gallery as a beneficiary of life insurance policy proceeds.
  • Gifts of stock and securities – A gift of publicly traded shares or securities donated to the Winnipeg Art Gallery not subject to capital gains tax.
  • Gift of art – More than 70% of the WAG collection—currently totaling close to 30,000 pieces—is the result of generous donations from people like you. Dedicated collectors choose the WAG for a permanent home for their works because they know each piece will be appreciated, cared for, and put on display for others to enjoy. A gift of property such as artworks can be receipted for the appraised value of the item.

Double your donation to Qaumajuq – the Inuit Art Centre! Philanthropist Bob Williams is currently matching all donations to the Centre, up to a total of $500,000. This offer ends Nov 30 or when the match is met.

Contact

Our team would be delighted to speak with you about your interest in supporting the WAG.
For more information, please contact:

Catherine Maksymiuk
Head of Engagement & Advancement
204.789.1767 Email Catherine
The Inuit art centre has a new name
A group of Indigenous language keepers and elders gathered to name the Inuit art centre building and the spaces within. Qaumajuq meaning "it is bright, it is lit" is the new name for the centre.
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