WAG-Qaumajuq launches new Sounds of Manitoba series pairing art and live music
Friday night music enlivens the art-filled spaces of the Gallery
Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 15, 2022: WAG-Qaumajuq is celebrating the launch of our new Sounds of Manitoba series bringing live music into the Gallery spaces throughout the year. Sounds of Manitoba is a multi-year musical series of informal performances by Manitoba musicians on the first floor of WAG-Qaumajuq. The public is invited to enjoy this unique cultural experience that blends live music and art, featuring a variety of musical styles from hip-hop to classical to jazz to folk, all proudly from Manitoba.
Join us on November 18 beginning at 7pm for a celebratory launch of this new music & art program, Sounds of Manitoba, featuring live music by Winnipeg singer-songwriter and musician, Sierra Noble. Guests are invited to enjoy music, art, and a cash bar on the first floor. Admission to the first floor of WAG-Qaumajuq is always FREE.
The Sounds of Manitoba program has been generously sponsored by Leon A. Brown Ltd. in honour of Ruth Anne Shnier, with promotional support from Manitoba Music.
- Sounds of Manitoba is a multi-year musical series of informal performances by Manitoba musicians on the first floor of WAG-Qaumajuq.
- Upcoming Sounds of Manitoba performances* include:
- November 18 | Sierra Noble
- January 27 | Anthony OKS
- March 17 | Cara Luft
- May 12 | Erin Propp
- Sierra Noble is a Winnipeg singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer. They will be the inaugural performer in the Sounds of Manitoba series, performing on November 18 beginning at 7pm. Guests are invited to enjoy music, art, and a cash bar on the first floor.
- The first floor of WAG-Qaumajuq is always free.
“What better way to spend a Friday night than enjoying live music and exploring the Gallery? With a variety of musical styles and artists, there will be something for everyone to enjoy.”
— Rachel Baerg, Head of Learning & Programs, WAG-Qaumajuq
“Winnipeg is a city of music; we’re thrilled to welcome more people into the Gallery through this multisensory cultural experience, with sounds and art that can only be found right here, in Manitoba.”
— Stephen Borys, Director & CEO, WAG-Qaumajuq
“Leon A. Brown Ltd. is delighted in supporting an opportunity for Manitoba artists to perform in the great spaces of WAG-Qaumajuq. Art takes many forms and continues to move us. We welcome everyone to enjoy the enlightening voices and sounds of Manitoba.”
— Jon & Bob Brown, Leon A. Brown Ltd.
The Sounds of Manitoba program has been generously sponsored by Leon A. Brown Ltd. in honour of Ruth Anne Shnier. Special thanks to promotional partner Manitoba Music.
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The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG)-Qaumajuq is a cultural advocate using art to connect, inspire, and inform. Playing a dynamic role in the community, we are a place for learning, dialogue, and enjoyment through art. Opened in March 2021, Qaumajuq connects to the WAG on all levels, celebrating the largest public collection of contemporary Inuit art in the world. The new WAG-Qaumajuq cultural campus is now one of the largest art museums in Canada. To learn more visit wag.ca.
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