Inuit Amautiit Highlighted in new WAG Exhibition
Inuit women rank among the most innovative and skilled craftspeople in the world, and a new exhibition at the Winnipeg Art Gallery shows you why. Annuraat: Inuit Clothing in Art opens on April 16, continuing until October 9.
The highlight of the show are three stunning beaded amautiit (women’s...
Mar 31, 2011
WAG Announces Restructuring
The Winnipeg Art Gallery is undertaking a restructuring of its staff to better align the organization as it moves into capital campaign mode and approaches its 100th anniversary next year. The restructuring will see a streamlining of the organization with the purpose of introducing and improving...
Mar 30, 2011
Hundreds of Young Artists Represented in WAG’s Through the Eyes of a Child Exhibition
Each fall and winter hundreds of children and teens enjoy the challenge and delight of creating art through he Winnipeg Art Gallery’s Studio Programs. And each spring the Gallery mounts an exhibition of their work—several hundred talented young artists are represented in either solo or group...
Mar 30, 2011
WAG Musical Evening Explores Heroines of History
The Winnipeg Art Gallery invites you to a special evening of music, poetry, and art at 7pm, Wednesday, April 13. Taking place in the intimate setting of the WAG’s Gort Collection, Heroines of History looks at the past and present significance of biblical heroines as presented by poet Bonnie...
Mar 30, 2011
WAG Introduces Art Camp for Kids
The Winnipeg Art Gallery has something new to offer kids this summer—special art camps for children aged 6 to 12. Four- and five-day summer camps will take young artists all over the city. Kids in the AnimaniART camp will head out to the Assiniboine Park Zoo to observe the animals. Junior...
Mar 28, 2011
Winnipeg Artist Erika Lincoln Looks at Urban Birds in WAG Exhibition
Winnipeg electronic artist Erika Lincoln has long been fascinated by how urban birds incorporate the sounds of the city—car horns, mobile phone rings, traffic crossing signals—into their repertoire of songs, creating a hybrid call. Lincoln explores this further in a new exhibition at the...
Mar 16, 2011
WAG Exhibition Looks at Our Communication with Animals
The Winnipeg Art Gallery is becoming a menagerie of sorts with a new exhibition, Bestial Encounters, which will have a free public opening at 7pm on Thursday, March 31. It continues until June 12.
The Winnipeg Alphabestiary was a special project conceived by the international arts publication...
Mar 15, 2011
2010 Cannes Lions Commercials Reruns at the WAG
If you missed them in December, you have one final chance to catch the best commercials in the world. The WAG is rescreening the Cannes Lions International Advertising Awards from March 18 through April 2.
This year’s winners truly do span the globe. Argentina, Chile, and Brazil. Japan and...
Mar 7, 2011
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