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Moving Art into the Visible Vault

The glass Visible Vault in the Qaumajuq Inuit art centre that features almost 5,000 Inuit carvings on its shelves.

Visible Vault, Qaumajuq, the Inuit art Centre at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Photo by Lindsay Reid.

The world’s largest public collection of contemporary Inuit art will soon be accessible for all to see in the new Visible Vault at Qaumajuq, the new Inuit art centre at the Winnipeg Art Gallery.

Watch this video to go behind the scenes with the WAG team and architect Michael Maltzan and learn about the stunning three-storey glass vault and all the planning that went into moving thousands of carvings!


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