Special Programs

 

Wellness@WAG: Art to Inspire

Thursday, March 7 to Thursday, May 23

This program creatively engage people living with Alzheimer's disease, or other forms of dementia, and their care partners with visual art. Led by art educators and artists, Art to Inspire includes six afternoon sessions where participants enjoy conversations in the galleries and artmaking in a supportive setting. Each session explores a different theme that celebrates present-moment awareness and creative expression.

Six Week Sessions: Alternate Thursdays, 2-3:30pm

  • Session 1: Mar 7, 21; Apr 4, 18; May 2, 16
  • Session 2: Mar 14, 28; Apr 11, 25; May 9, 23

Registration

  • $90 per pair (includes care partner) 
  • Pre-registration is required. Space is limited! For questions or to sign up, email art-educator@wag.ca

Developed in partnership with the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba and University of Manitoba Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences.






Featured artwork: Hannah Claus. cloudscape (detail), 2012.
 

Film Night: The Decolonizing Lens

Thursday, May 16 to Thursday, November 28

Join us for free screenings and discussions led by Indigenous filmmakers. Organized in partnership with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation and the University of Manitoba.

Oct 3, Nov 28

6pm reception • 7pm screening
Panel talk to follow
Info on featured films to come

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Gallery Hours

  • Tuesday 11am-5pm
  • Wednesday 11am-5pm
  • Thursday 11am-5pm
  • Friday 11am-9pm
  • Saturday 11am-5pm
  • Sunday 11am-5pm
  • Closed Monday

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