In addition to our weekend drop-in tours, Art for Lunch tours, and special tours with artists and curators, we also offer private guided tours customizable for your group.
Weekend Drop-In Tours
Saturday, January 5 to Saturday, April 27
Weekend Drop-In Tours begin at 2pm on select Saturdays and Sundays. Included with Gallery admission or FREE for WAG members. Scheduled tours depend on capacity. Please call 204.786.6641 in advance to confirm.
Tour Guide’s Choice: Apr 27, 28; May 4, 11, 19; June 8, 16; July 14; Aug 3, 25; Sept 8
Tony Scherman: May 5, 25; June 2, 22, 30; July 6, 28; Aug 11, 17, 31; Sept 15
Vision Exchange: May 12, 18, 26; June 1, 9, 15, 29; July 7, 13, 21, 27; Aug 10, 18, 24; Sept 1, 7
John Paskievich: June 23; July 20; Aug 4; Sept 14
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.
Vision Exchange Community Tours
Friday, June 21 to Friday, August 16
Explore unique Indo Canadian perspectives in this series of tours of the Vision Exchange exhibition led by Winnipeg community members:
June 21 Community Tour #1 - Manju Lodha & Shahzad Musaddiq
This evening, local Hindu artist and author, Manju Lodha joins Shazad Musaddiq, a Muslim graduate studying Law at the University of Manitoba, to investigate and discuss Indian perspectives from opposite sides of the lived experience spectrum. Together they will offer visitors their own “vision exchange” in conjunction with the current exhibition.
July 19 Community Tour #2 – Dr. Krishnamurti Dakshinamurti & Dr. Sowmya Dakshinamurti
This evening, Dr. Krishnamurti Dakshinamurti Emeritus Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba and physician daughter, Dr. Sowmya Dakshinamurti, will provide intergenerational perspectives on select works in the exhibition. Both are currently involved with the Mahatma Gandhi Centre of Canada, the former as current President and the latter, a committed board member.
Aug 16 Community Tour #3 - Sabrina Sethi
Join Sabrina Sethi, Winnipeg born Art History Graduate and Gallery Coordinator at Graffiti Art Programming Inc., for an inspiring discussion regarding artworks in the exhibition that explore issues of cultural identity, migration and art of the Indian diaspora.