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WAG Presents First Retrospective of Mary Yuusipik Singaqti

WAG Presents First Retrospective of Mary Yuusipik Singaqti
Yuusipik’s famed mother, Jessie Oonark, featured in concurrent exhibition from Baker Lake

Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 14, 2018: Born in the Back River area north of Baker Lake, Nunavut, artist Mary Yuusipik Singaqti became well known...

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Nov 14, 2018

WAG Introduces Winnipeg Indigenous Biennial

WAG Introduces Winnipeg Indigenous Biennial
BMO Financial Group supports new platform to celebrate contemporary artists and artists

Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 8, 2018: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is thrilled to announce the establishment of the Winnipeg Indigenous Biennial to launch the...

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Nov 8, 2018

WAG Creates Two New Indigenous Positions with Support from the Canada Council for the Arts

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 6, 2018: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) has launched a search for a Manager of Indigenous Initiatives and an Assistant Curator of Inuit Art. The two new full-time positions are supported by the Canada Council for the Arts through a...

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Nov 6, 2018

Local Chefs and Ceramic Artists featured in New CRAFTED Cookbook

Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 16, 2018: A new cookbook pairing 20 ceramic artists with 20 chefs was launched last week as part of Winnipeg Harvest’s Soup-er Week. Down to Earth: Homemade Soups in Handmade Vessels is a collaborative project of Ayoko Design and the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s CRAFTED:...

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Oct 16, 2018

Salon Style at WAG

Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 11, 2018: Some of the oldest and best-loved artworks in the Winnipeg Art Gallery collection are back on view in an exciting new way. Salon Style: Reimagining the Collection brings together 16th-to-19th century paintings presented in salon-style fashion. We're not...

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Oct 11, 2018

WAG Announces $1 Million Gift to the Inuit Art Centre

Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 5, 2018: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to announce a gift of $1 million from Doug and Louise Leatherdale towards the Inuit Art Centre. In recognition of this generous gift, the Doug and Louise Leatherdale Gallery will be established in the new building, which...

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Oct 5, 2018

New 80s Throwback Show Opens at WAG

Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 27, 2018: A new exhibit about the 1980s is opening at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG). The 80s Image features 45 paintings and photo-based works by artists who helped define the decade: Peter Doig, Wanda Koop, Ken Lum, General Idea, and many more. The show runs from...

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Sep 26, 2018

WAG Announces 80s-Inspired Events for Nuit Blanche and Culture Days

Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 18, 2018: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is planning a totally awesome party for Nuit Blanche Winnipeg and Culture Days Manitoba on Saturday, September 29. All galleries will be free from 11am to 5pm for national Culture Days. The Gallery will re-open from 6pm to...

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Sep 18, 2018

2018 Home Tour Celebrates Architecture of Old Tuxedo

Self-guided tour features five homes, raises funds for WAG

Winnipeg, Manitoba, August 30, 2018: The Associates of the Winnipeg Art Gallery are excited to host the 11th Home Tour, taking you inside some of Old Tuxedo's most impressive houses. The event takes place on Sunday, September 16, 10am...

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Aug 30, 2018

Extended Hours Announced for Final Days of Summer with the Impressionists

Last chance to see Monet, Degas, Renoir, Cassatt, and more at WAG!

Winnipeg, Manitoba, August 21, 2018: The biggest names in Impressionist art are leaving Winnipeg soon, but the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is giving you more opportunities to catch them. Due to popular demand and to accommodate...

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Aug 21, 2018

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