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Arctic Chill Out celebrates Inuit art and culture at the Winnipeg Art Gallery

Winter family fun with games, art, and huskies on the WAG Rooftop

Winnipeg, Manitoba, January 22, 2020: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) and Manitoba Inuit Association invite the community to the annual Family Sunday: Arctic Chill Out. The afternoon of winter fun includes indoor and outdoor...

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Jan 22, 2020

Canada Life Free Sundays@WAG Launch this Weekend

Free admission and family fun on the second Sunday of every month

Winnipeg, Manitoba, January 6, 2019: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) and Canada Life are excited to announce a new three-year program that gives the public free admission to the WAG on the second Sunday of every month. Starting...

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Jan 6, 2020

New WAG@ThePark exhibitions curated by emerging guest curators

Walter J. Phillips, Ivan Eyre, Through the Eyes of a Child, and Winnie-the-Pooh on view this winter

Winnipeg, Manitoba, December 17, 2019: This winter and spring, visitors to Assiniboine Park will have the opportunity to take in four WAG@The Park exhibitions, presented at The Pavilion. The work...

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Dec 17, 2019

Prayer (Chicago) by James Webb brings people together at WAG

Sound installation features recordings of prayers from many faiths and languages

Winnipeg, Manitoba, December 6, 2019: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is hosting the Canadian debut of James Webb’s internationally acclaimed sound installation, Prayer (Chicago). The exhibition is now on view and...

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Dec 6, 2019

WAG Welcomes Riva Symko as Head of Collections & Exhibitions and Julia Lafreniere as Manager of Indigenous Initiatives

Symko & Lafreniere join the WAG management team in the lead-up to the opening of the WAG Inuit Art Centre

Winnipeg, Manitoba, December 5, 2019: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is thrilled to welcome Riva Symko as Head of Collections & Exhibitions and Curator of Canadian Art, as well as Julia...

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Dec 5, 2019

WAG Inuit Art Centre launches Visible Vault Campaign

On Giving Tuesday, community members invited to add their support in celebration of Inuit art

Winnipeg, Manitoba, December 3, 2019: The WAG Inuit Art Centre will open in fall 2020, providing a new cultural landmark where you will experience art in engaging and accessible ways. The campaign is...

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Dec 3, 2019

Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Returns to the WAG

Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 29, 2019: The Winnipeg premiere of the 2019 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity launches this December at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Screenings of this annual compilation of the world’s best ads run December 12-30. Join us at a special media preview...

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Nov 29, 2019

WAG launches two new Indigenous exhibitions: subsist and ᐃ

Indigenous languages, cultures celebrated

Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 22, 2019: This month, the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) opens two new Indigenous shows curated by Jaimie Isaac, WAG Curator of Indigenous and Contemporary Art and Jocelyn Piirainen, WAG Assistant Curator of Inuit Art. They...

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Nov 22, 2019

The Winnipeg Art Gallery Celebrates the Art of Craft with Handmade Gifts and Homemade Food

67 artists will display and sell their work at the fifth annual CRAFTED: Show + Sale

Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 6, 2019: The Winnipeg Art Gallery’s fifth annual CRAFTED: Show + Sale, coming up Friday, November 8 and Saturday, November 9 showcases the latest work by over 60 jury-selected...

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Nov 6, 2019

Local Chefs and Ceramic Artists Featured in Second Volume of Celebrated Cookbook

Down to Earth: Homemade Soups in Handmade Vessels Launches in Advance of CRAFTED: Show + Sale 2019

Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 28, 2019: The second volume of a philanthropic cookbook featuring 21 recipes created by local chefs served in bowls handcrafted by ceramic artists launched this month....

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Oct 28, 2019

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