Reimagining the Collection
Oct 16 '18 May 16 '21
See old favourites in an exciting new way! Discover some of the oldest and best loved artworks in the WAG collection in salon-style fashion, featuring some rarely seen gems from the 16th-to-19th centuries.
Reflections from Manitoba
Oct 10 '20 May 16 '21
In Place celebrates a selection of recurring themes relevant to Manitoban artists over the past fifty years (1970 – today).
Feb 14 Jul 11 '21
In celebration of the opening of Qaumajaq, the Inuit art centre, the WAG curatorial team have installed Jonathan Jones’s untitled (infinity).
Born in Power
Until Summer 2021
Born in Power considers the power of photography and film to capture and create constructs of identity. This exhibition unpacks the history of photography as a colonial tool, an imperial weapon of racial violence and objectification.
The Alloways’ Gift
The Winnipeg Foundation
Apr 27 Sep 12 '21
Commemorating The Winnipeg Foundation’s Centennial Anniversary, a series of archival photographs, rare artifacts, and paintings illustrating the early days of land, business, and community development in Winnipeg.
Apr 27 Sep 12 '21
Piecing together the multiple, intersecting histories of Winnipeg and the Indigenous peoples of the Red River settlement.
Oct 10 '20 Oct 3 '21
Inuit fashion designers are becoming increasingly popular and in demand – and to celebrate the next generation of Inuit designers, this exhibition will look at fashionable accessories and jewellery from generations past.
Until Fall 2021
Storytelling is one of the most important aspects of Inuit culture, passed down by elders through generations to enrich and enlighten.
Porcelain, Silver, and Master Drawings at the WAG
Nov 7 '20 Oct 17 '21
The Decorative Arts have been, and continue to be, an important component of the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s collection and exhibition activity.
Qaumajuq's inaugural show
Until December 2021
INUA is the inaugural exhibition of Qaumajuq, the new Inuit art centre at the WAG. See work by over 90 Inuit artists working across Inuit Nunangat and beyond.
Terrains and Botanicals
Walter J. Phillips and Linda Fairfield Stechesen
Aug 31 '20 May 30 '21
Pairing landscape paintings by Walter J. Phillips with the botanical illustrations of Linda Fairfield Stechesen, this exhibition represents the ecology of the Prairies from two very different, yet complimentary approaches, giving us a fuller picture of the natural world.
The Silhouettes and Cutaways of Ivan Eyre
Aug 17 '20 May 30 '21
This exhibition presents a selection of Ivan Eyre’s series of “silhouettes”, and “cutaways”. It also studies his fascination with using everyday structures, such as the windowsill or a common packing box as a framing device. For Eyre, these structures were a gateway for “looking through”—and beyond—physical reality as we may commonly perceive it.