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Ocean + Outport
Dec 11 '18 May 19 '19
Ocean + Outport is the WAG’s first solo exhibition of work by celebrated printmaker and painter David Blackwood.
Behind Closed Doors
Nov 30 '18 Mar 17 '19
The latest exhibit from the WAG’s New Contemporary series reveals what is rarely seen by the public—the artist’s process in their studio and their research from the museum vault.
Nivinngajuliaat from Baker Lake
Nov 17 '18 Jul 21 '19
The creative spirit of the Baker Lake community is epitomized in the art of wall hangings, or nivinngajuliaaq in Inuktitut.
A Conversation in Clay
Nov 17 '18 Jun 16 '19
In their varied scale, form, and surface treatment, Robert Archambeau’s ceramic works offer a remarkable palette of colours, textures, and glazes.
Nov 10 '18 Oct 14 '20
Androgyny expresses his view of the fluidity and interconnectedness of life, as well as gender. In 1983 he offered this mural, in a decolonizing gesture of reconciliation, to the people of Canada.
Mary Yuusipik Singaqti
Back River Memories
Nov 10 '18 Mar 20 '19
Learn about Inuit life on the land through this exhibition that features 26 captivating drawings recently purchased by the WAG, as well as striking wall hangings and sculptures.
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.
The 80s Image
Sep 29 '18 Apr 14 '19
The 80s Image explores the curious resiliency of painting and still-photography throughout the decade, and artists’ responsiveness to the rapidly expanding media landscape-video, television, cinema, satellite and computer imagery, and billboard advertising.
VIEW From HERE
Sep 8 Oct 31 '18
Wanda Koop’s new suite of paintings, VIEW from HERE, both affirms and disrupts two quite different genres: landscape and portraiture. Using ink and acrylic on canvas, these nine-by-seven-foot works use landscape tropes to compose immense and surreal human heads that seem to float in ambiguous space.
Ways of Seeming
Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art
Jul 12 Oct 29 '18
Ways of Seeming brings together key contemporary acquisitions purchased by the WAG between 2008 and 2016. View the work of a dozen photographers, painters, sculptors, and craft artists with an interest in the way that things-objects and ideas-are not always what they seem.
Monet to Matisse
Jun 15 Sep 9 '18
In this exhibition, you’ll get to know some of the most beloved artists of all time: Cézanne, Degas, Manet, Monet, Morisot, Renoir, Matisse, and many others.
Art and Craft from Nunatsiavut
May 25 Nov 15 '18
Nunatsiavut, the Inuit region of Canada that achieved self-government in 2005, produces art that is distinct within the world of Canadian and circumpolar Inuit art.
Women Artists in Canada, 1900-1960
Apr 21 Nov 25 '18
This exhibition features work by more than 30 groundbreaking women artists of the Modernist period in Canada, who not only challenged artistic conventions but defied constraints on women’s roles in the decades after the Victorian era.
Apr 19 Nov 13 '18
organic, an intimate exhibition featuring Tess Michalik (New York, NY) and Chantal Dupas (Winnipeg, MB) is a mélange of Michalik’s colorful, sumptuously layered oil floral paintings with Dupas’ finely drawn and meticulously painted botanical illustrations.
Norval Morrisseau and Abraham Anghik Ruben
Apr 19 Nov 13 '18
Shaman Stories brings together the work of two highly influential artists for whom the human and spirit worlds, and the messengers who navigate those worlds-shamans-loom large.
Linda Fairfield Stechesen
Feb 17 Jul 4 '18
Fairfield Stechesen’s artistic project, which she referred to as “The Garden,” is a testament to the Portage la Prairie-raised artist’s passion for and knowledge of the flora of this province.
Feb 3 Dec 6 '18
This exhibition is redemptive and uplifting, reminding each one of us how beautiful life is, and what a gift.
Nov 25 '17 Apr 8 '18
[email protected]’s 12th exhibition to date brings the work of David Altmejd to Winnipeg. The Vessel (2011) features plaster casts of the artist’s hands which serve as heads of graceful swans in flight.
A Personal Journey
Oct 28 '17 Apr 15 '18
For over 60 years, Pitaloosie Saila has contributed to the Cape Dorset print collections. She is the sole remaining active artist from the earliest years of printmaking in the community with a remarkable body of work: roughly 1,450 drawings and over 165 prints.
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