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The Natural Element
Art Nouveau in the Work of W.J. Phillips
Art Nouveau, one of the most popular European movements of the period, was highly influential to Phillips’s work.
Eyre in Comparison
Personal Experience and the Universal Subject
The Manitoba artist Ivan Eyre has concentrated on objectively exploring universal themes throughout his career.
Nov 30 '19 Oct 11 '20
Prayer is an ongoing project, remade around the world since its first presentation in the artist’s home city of Cape Town in 2000.
Nov 30 '19 Oct 11 '20
subsist brings together a selection of works that reflect political, economic, and social systems of subsistence in individual and collective continuation of cultural practices for survival.
Nov 8 '19 May 2 '21
This symbol in both Inuktitut and Anishininiwak translates into ‘I’ , embodying self-determination and solidarity in collective reclamation.
Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience
Sep 27 '19 Feb '23
The artist’s gender fluid, time travelling alter-ego, Miss Chief Eagle Testickle, takes you on a journey through Canada’s history.
Carving Out a Tradition
Sep 1 '19 Oct 25 '20
This collection of carvings produced by Inuit artists from across the country offers a window into traditional life and ways of knowing in the North.
Inuit Miniature Carving
Jul 20 '19 Aug 30 '20
This exhibition brings together more than 100 miniature carvings by Inuit artists from over a dozen communities across Nunavut including Cape Dorset, Kugaaruk, and Rankin Inlet.
The North End
Jun 29 '19 Jan 5 '20
Winnipeg’s North End occupies roughly 12-square kilometers built around the central Main Street artery north of the city’s vast urban railyards.
The Many Sides of Winnie-the-Pooh
This exhibition brings together objects, archives, books, and works of art to reveal the multiple identities and histories of Winnie-the-Pooh. “Pooh” is a hugely popular…
The Human Trace
WJ Phillips' View of Nature
Jun 7 Nov 15 '19
In this exhibition drawn entirely from the Assiniboine Park Conservancy (APC)’s collection, you will experience Phillips’ typical scenic and tranquil representations of human presence within the natural environment.
Perspectives from India to Canada
May 11 Sep 1 '19
Vision Exchange: Perspectives from India to Canada is Manitoba’s first major exhibition celebrating contemporary artists with roots in India.
Heroes, Ghosts, and Dreams
Apr 6 Oct 20 '19
Step into the swirl of conversations between historical icons in portraits.
A Sense of Scale
The Art of Ivan Eyre, 1970-2000
Mar 15 Nov 24 '19
This exhibition brings together paintings, drawings, and sculpture from a pivotal period in Ivan Eyre’s career, when he developed his most defining imagery.
Highlights of Inuit Sculpture
Jan 1 Nov 7 '19
Experience a few stunning carvings from the world-renowned collection Inuit art at the WAG. The most common material used by Inuit artists is stone, and the type of stone is dependent upon what can be hand-quarried locally.
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.
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.
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