Sep 25 Sep 26 '21
Nuit Blanche is back at WAG-Qaumajuq and this year it falls on the 50th anniversary of the opening of the modernist landmark WAG building, designed by Gustavo Da Rosa. Enjoy FREE admission 6pm-midnight.
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Survivor Stories & Panel Discussion
Thursday, Sep 30 '21
In honour of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, WAG-Qaumajuq in partnership with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, will be hosting a day of survivor stories and a panel discussion.
Free [email protected]
Sunday, Oct 10 '21
Join us on the second Sunday of every month for free admission to the WAG and more family fun, thanks to Canada Life!
In Conversation with Niap Saunders
RBC x WAG Virtual Sessions
Thursday, Oct 14 '21
Join us for a lively conversation between emerging Inuk artist, Niap Saunders and WAG Associate Curator of Inuit Art, Jocelyn Piirainen on Thursday, October 14 at 7pm CST.
Metis Kitchen Table Teachings
Red River Métis Spirituality Beyond Stereotypes with Dr. Chantal Fiola
Wednesday, Oct 27 '21
Join us for a FREE discussion with Dr. Chantal Fiola and her ground-breaking examination of Metis spirituality, debunking stereotypes such as “all Metis people are Catholic,” and “Metis people do not go to ceremonies.”
Exhibitions on Now
Skate, snow, surf
Travelling to Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre in Whistler, British Columbia this Spring.
Storytelling is one of the most important aspects of Inuit culture, passed down by elders through generations to enrich and enlighten.
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.
Porcelain, Silver, and Master Drawings at the WAG
Nov 7 '20 Dec 4 '21
The Decorative Arts have been, and continue to be, an important component of the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s collection and exhibition activity.
Visitors to WAG-Qaumajuq can experience art before coming inside! Check out the sculptures outside Qaumajuq and the WAG – see works by Goota Ashoona, Abraham Anghik Ruben, and Ivan Eyre, all for free!
Qaumajuq's inaugural show
Until April 2022
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.
Open for the season
During summer months, the WAG’s Rooftop Sculpture Garden is open for all to enjoy! A striking selection of 20th and 21st century bronze, steel, and stone sculptures by Canadian and European artists will keep you company.
To Draw Water
Aug 14 '21 Feb 5 '22
The first Winnipeg Indigenous Triennial looks at water and our changing environment from an Indigenous perspective and with an international scope.
Heartbeat of a Nation
Metis Women, 250 Years
Aug 20 Nov 6 '21
Tracy Charette Fehr has traced her grandmother’s history all the way back to 1770 until 2020 which marks 250 years. For Heartbeat of a Nation, Fehr has created 250 handmade, smoke fired bowls which represent those years and honour the lives of Métis women.
Sep 11 Nov 7 '21
Tapume means “construction hoarding” in Portuguese. For this project, the covered sidewalk-hoarding of the Qaumajuq construction site, which was originally installed adjacent to the exterior of the WAG, will be re-installed inside the Gallery by artist and architect, Eduardo Aquino.