We’re reaching out to our community! Connect with WAG-Qaumajuq through special programming and partnerships that make our Gallery more accessible.

Nakatamaakewin: Bringing art to you

A unique mobile exhibition that will travel across the province to your communities & schools for years to come! In celebration of Qaumajuq, the new Inuit art centre at the WAG & Manitoba’s 150th anniversary of being a province. Available en francais

WAG@The Park

Drop by the Pavilion at Assiniboine Park Conservancy (APC) for a rotating series of exhibitions organized by WAG-Qaumajuq curators. Art is drawn primarily from the APC collection, with contributions from WAG-Qaumajuq.

Entry to this gallery is FREE!

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Art Reach

For organizations serving marginalized individuals (think non-profits, social work agencies) your next visit to the WAG-Qaumajuq should be as easy as possible. Thanks to the generous support of donors and sponsors, admission is reduced or FREE through our Art Reach program!

Sign up or call 204.789.1766 for inquiries

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If you are an organization serving marginalized individuals, you can access complimentary or reduced admission to the WAG through Art Reach.

Art Reach

For organizations serving marginalized individuals (think non-profits, social work agencies), your next visit to the WAG should be as easy as possible – thanks to the generous support of donors and sponsors, admission is reduced or FREE through our Art Reach program!

Sign up or call 204.789.1290 for inquiries

Through the Eyes of a Child

Each year, WAG-Qaumajuq celebrates artwork made by young people during annual classes at WAG Studio. Kids get the chance to showcase their work in a professional setting and the public has the opportunity to be inspired by these creative young artists!

Youth Art Classes

Accessible Arts Education

Making art classes accessible for children & youth has always been a key pillar of the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Thanks to education partnerships, we have several seasonal opportunities to connect kids with art classes.

 

Through a longstanding relationship with the Winnipeg School Division, approximately 400 students attend programs at the WAG each year, including the Young Artist Program, Art Expression, Quantum, and the Teen Artist Program.

For more information, email learn@wag.ca

Each year, Seven Oaks School Division provides art courses and exhibition tours for grades 6-8. Students learn by experiencing art, while accompanying teachers gain professional development by participating in the program. Transportation is provided to and from WAG Studio by the division.

For more information, email learn@wag.ca.

 

Louis Riel School Division delivers art expression classes for small groups of children between the ages of 9 and 15.

For more information, email learn@wag.ca.

The Associates of the WAG are long-time supporters of art education at the Gallery. This dedicated group of volunteers provides support and funding for WAG Studio’s annual Through the Eyes of a Child exhibition of children’s artworks.

For more information, email volunteerassociates@wag.ca.

Subsidies are available for families on EIA thanks to the Lount Foundation. Please email studioprograms@wag.ca to apply.

Industry Partnerships

WAG-Qaumajuq partners with key organizations to collaborate on specific program initiatives that further enrich the experience of visitors, students, and members of the Gallery.

Through our partnership with Treaty One Nation, we’re committed to doing our part to fulfilling UNDRIP and the TRC’s Calls to Action in pursuit of a good Treaty relationship.

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In partnership with the Manitoba Department of Education, we’ve renewed our commitment to Manitoba youth to deliver programming designed to foster life-long art literacy.

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Our formal partnership with Tunngasugit promotes the wellbeing of the growing Inuit community in Winnipeg through cultural connection to the arts.

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We’ve partnered with the Inuit Art Foundation to promote Inuit art globally, including an artist residency at WAG-Qaumajuq for the recipient of the Kenojuak Ashevak Memorial Award.

Together with the National Film Board, we’re providing a platform for Inuit to share their art, culture, and knowledge with Canada and the world.

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WAG-Qaumajuq organizes public art displays that celebrate local artists and the Gallery’s collection. These outdoor art installations are made possible through partnerships with private and public organizations including Sussex Realty, Synonym Art Consultation, Economic Development Winnipeg and Hudson’s Bay Company.

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery has ongoing agreements with sister arts organizations including the National Gallery of Canada, Anchorage Museum, and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, which support museum exchanges, loans, and collaboration between these organizations.

WAG-Qaumajuq and the Government of Nunavut have an official agreement that encourages a strengthening of cultural ties and supports research, training, and access to our incredible collections. The WAG-Qaumajuq Inuit art collection of over 14,000 pieces is enriched by a temporary loan of an additional 7,400 artworks from the Government of Nunavut Fine Art Collection.

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