Tours

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. 

Two weeks notice is required for booking private guided tours. The cost is $50 plus Gallery admission. To book a private tour, click here.

 

Weekend Drop-In Tours

Saturday, April 27 to Sunday, September 15

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: July 14; Aug 3, 25; Sept 8

Tony Scherman: June 30; July 6, 28; Aug 11, 17, 31; Sept 15

Vision Exchange: June 29; July 7, 13, 21, 27; Aug 10, 18, 24; Sept 1, 7

John Paskievich: July 20; Aug 4; Sept 14

 


 

 

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.

 

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.

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  • Thursday 11am-5pm
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