Special Programs

 

Wellness@WAG: Art to Inspire

Thursday, September 19 to Thursday, November 28

Art to Inspire is a program designed to creatively engage people living with dementia, and their care partners, with visual art. Developed in partnership by the Winnipeg Art Gallery, the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba, and University of Manitoba College of Rehabilitation Sciences.

Led by specially trained art educators and artists, Art to Inspire offers six afternoon sessions in the Gallery where participants can enjoy conversations, works of art, and artmaking in a supportive setting. Each session will explore a different theme, and engage participants in different ways that celebrate present-moment awareness and meaningful creative expression.


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

  • Session Dates: Sept 19; Oct 3, 17, 31; Nov 14, 28

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, October 3 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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