Friday Night Curator Tours
Friday, February 22 to Friday, April 26
Get up close and personal with current exhibitions and the curators behind them. These special guided tours are included with Gallery admission, FREE for WAG members.
Fridays at 7pm
Feb 22 • Mary Yuusipik Singaqti with exhibition curator Dr. Darlene Coward Wight, WAG Curator of Inuit Art
Mar 8 • Behind Closed Doors: Conversation with Artists with exhibition curator Jaimie Isaac, WAG Curator of Indigenous & Contemporary Art
Join Behind Closed Doors artists Ian August and Irene Bindi for an inspiring conversation about the artwork in the exhibition gallery at 7pm.
Tuesday, February 26 from 9:30am to 3pm
Presented by RBC Future Launch, this symposium explores careers in the arts, from curatorial and conservation to virtual tours and beyond! FREE entry. For students aged 15-25. For more, click here.
Film Night: The Decolonizing Lens
Thursday, February 28 to Thursday, May 16
Join us for screenings and discussions led by Indigenous filmmakers. Organized in partnership with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation and the University of Manitoba. Free entry!
6pm reception • 6:30pm screening
Panel talk to follow
6:30pm - Kristi Sinclair’s film, Retake (24:16 min)
7:10pm-Gwaai Edenshaw and Helen Haig-Brown’s film, Edge of the Knife - SG̲aawaay Ḵ'uuna (1h 40min)
Kristi Lane Sinclair, Dr Elder May Courchene, and others
6pm reception • 7pm screening
Panel talk to follow
Info on featured films to come
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
- $90 per pair (includes care partner)
- Pre-registration is required. Space is limited! For questions or to sign up, email email@example.com
Developed in partnership with the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba and University of Manitoba Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences.
Featured artwork: Hannah Claus. cloudscape (detail), 2012.
80's Family Night
Friday, March 22 from 6pm to 8pm
Kick off your Spring Break in 80's style. Dress up in your best 80's attire and pump it up at our makeover station. Rock out to the tunes of the decade on our dance floor and refuel at the snack bar.
Friday March 22 • 6-8pm $20 per family (2 adults and up to 4 kids under 18); FREE for WAG members