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WAG to Host Monumental Kent Monkman Exhibition Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience

Visitors Will Experience 150 Years of Indigenous Canada

Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 19, 2019: From September 27 to February 9, 2020, the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) presents Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience, a powerful exhibition featuring the work of Kent Monkman, an...

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Sep 19, 2019

WAG Features John Paskievich Photos of Winnipeg’s North End

Winnipeg, Manitoba, July 30, 2019: A new exhibition at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) unveils unique perspectives on an iconic Winnipeg neighbourhood. On view until November 3, John Paskievich: The North End showcases 50 black-and-white photographs ranging from the 1970s to the 2000s, and is the...

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Jul 30, 2019

Inuit Miniature Carvings on View in New Exhibit - Jocelyn Piirainen curates Small Worlds for her first show at WAG

Winnipeg, Manitoba, July 23, 2019: Small Worlds: Inuit Miniature Carving, Jocelyn Piirainen’s first exhibition in her new role as Assistant Curator of Inuit Art, opened this past weekend at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG).

On view until winter 2020, Small Worlds brings together more than 100...

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Jul 22, 2019

Family Sunday at the WAG in Celebration of Vision Exchange: Perspectives from India to Canada

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, July 18, 2019: This weekend on July 21, the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) will host an epic Family Sunday inspired by Vision Exchange: Perspectives from India to Canada. Vision Exchange is Manitoba’s first major exhibition celebrating contemporary artists with roots in...

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Jul 18, 2019

WAG Partners with Local Indian Restaurants in Celebration of Vision Exchange

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, June 25, 2019: On now at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG), Vision Exchange: Perspectives from India to Canada is Manitoba’s first major exhibition celebrating contemporary artists with roots in India. The Gallery has teamed up with three local Indian restaurants to present...

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Jun 25, 2019

WAG Announces a Major Gift to the Inuit Art Centre

Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 12, 2019: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to announce a generous gift in support of the Inuit Art Centre from The North West Company and its leadership. Their total contribution to the project is $2 million.

This commitment will help the WAG build cultural and...

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Jun 12, 2019

Renowned Canadian Artist Tony Scherman Coming to Winnipeg to Mark WAG Show

Free celebration will see artist in conversation with Robert Enright

Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 6, 2019: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is gearing up for a public celebration of Heroes, Ghosts, and Dreams, a monumental solo show of paintings by Tony Scherman. The free event takes place Thursday,...

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Jun 6, 2019

Art4Art: Private Tour of TDS Art Collection in Support of WAG

Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 4, 2019: On Thursday, June 13, 2019, the Associates of the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) will present Art4Art, a fundraiser for the Gallery. Starting at 7:30pm, guests will have the rare opportunity to tour the extensive corporate art collection of Thompson Dorfman Sweatman...

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Jun 4, 2019

Live Bollywood Fusion Concert at the WAG

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, May 22, 2019: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) will host an exciting performance fusing Bollywood hits and Indian classical music this Friday, May 24. Visiting all the way from India, Bollywood Gharana is presented live in concert in partnership with the India Association of...

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May 22, 2019

A Summer of Vision Exchange: Perspectives from India to Canada at the WAG

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, May 9, 2019: From May 11 to September 2, the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) presents Vision Exchange: Perspectives from India to Canada, Manitoba’s first major exhibition celebrating contemporary artists with roots in India. A public opening will be held Saturday, May 11 from 7...

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May 9, 2019

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