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Family Sunday: Take a Stroll Through Paris at the WAG

See two Impressionist exhibitions for $20/family

Winnipeg, Manitoba, August 9, 2018: Take your family on a Parisian adventure at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) this Sunday with a fun-filled afternoon inspired by Summer with the Impressionists. For less than half the regular admission price,...

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Aug 9, 2018

Moulin Rouge Sing-Along at the WAG

Winnipeg, Manitoba, August 7, 2018: On August 10, the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is hosting an unforgettable Burlesque sing-along screening of Moulin Rouge, starring Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, and the onscreen cast of can-can dancers. Baz Luhrman’s cinematic masterpiece will have you singing...

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Aug 9, 2018

Manitoba Artists Featured in New Show Exploring Perception

Winnipeg, Manitoba, July 13, 2018: This weekend the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) opens Ways of Seeming: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art, showcasing artwork purchased by the WAG between 2008 and 2016. In an age of digital manipulation and fake news, Ways of Seeming invites you to explore...

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Jul 13, 2018

Summer with the Impressionists opens at WAG

Monet, Degas, Renoir, Cassatt Arrive in Winnipeg

Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 15, 2018: The biggest names in Impressionist art have arrived at the  Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG). Monet, Degas, Renoir, Cassatt, and many others are featured in Manitoba’s first major display of French Impressionist...

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Jun 15, 2018

WAG Celebrates Groundbreaking for Inuit Art Centre

Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 25, 2018: After years of planning, the Winnipeg Art Gallery was thrilled to break ground this morning for the Inuit Art Centre, a new home for the largest public collection of contemporary Inuit art in the world. Set to open in 2020, Manitoba’s 150th birthday, the Centre...

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May 24, 2018

WAG’s SakKijâjuk Reveals Long-Hidden Art of the Labrador Inuit

Exhibition opens alongside WAG Inuit Art Centre groundbreaking ceremony

Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 25, 2018: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is delighted to open SakKijâjuk: Art and Craft from Nunatsiavut, the first major exhibition on the art of the Labrador Inuit. One of the final stops on its...

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May 24, 2018

WAG’s Defying Convention Celebrates Canadian Women Artists

Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 26, 2018: Long before contemporary gender equality initiatives, women were testing social and cultural barriers on many different fronts, including the world of art. Discover how they challenged artistic traditions and resisted constraints on women’s roles in Defying...

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Apr 26, 2018

WAG Gets Ready for Summer with organic

Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 19, 2018: The first in a new, ongoing series of contemporary art exhibitions at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG), organic will get you in the mood for summer with floral paintings and botanical watercolour illustrations. On view starting April 21, the show brings together...

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Apr 19, 2018

WAG Purchases Four Pieces From INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE Exhibition

See newly acquired contemporary Indigenous works on view until April 22

Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 13, 2018: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is pleased to announce the purchase of four works currently on view in INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE, the largest contemporary Indigenous show at the WAG curated...

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Apr 12, 2018

Exciting Events Celebrate Final Weeks of INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE at WAG

Tours, talks, and films highlight Indigenous artists and activists

Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 28, 2018: Time is running out to experience the epic INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE exhibition at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG). On view until April 22, the WAG’s largest-ever display of contemporary Indigenous...

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Mar 28, 2018

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