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The Winnipeg Art Gallery Celebrates the Art of Craft with Handmade Gifts and Homemade Food

67 artists will display and sell their work at the fifth annual CRAFTED: Show + Sale

Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 6, 2019: The Winnipeg Art Gallery’s fifth annual CRAFTED: Show + Sale, coming up Friday, November 8 and Saturday, November 9 showcases the latest work by over 60 jury-selected...

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Nov 6, 2019

Local Chefs and Ceramic Artists Featured in Second Volume of Celebrated Cookbook

Down to Earth: Homemade Soups in Handmade Vessels Launches in Advance of CRAFTED: Show + Sale 2019

Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 28, 2019: The second volume of a philanthropic cookbook featuring 21 recipes created by local chefs served in bowls handcrafted by ceramic artists launched this month....

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Oct 28, 2019

WAG 2019 Gallery Ball Sold Out

The Gallery’s premier fundraising gala supports youth arts programs

Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 8, 2019: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is thrilled to announce that its annual Gallery Ball is sold out! The black-tie evening that raises funds for the WAG’s Youth Programs takes place Saturday,...

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Oct 8, 2019

Kent Monkman Painting Donated to WAG for the Community

Announced same day as the opening of Monkman’s Shame and Prejudice exhibit

Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 27, 2019: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is excited to announce the donation of a major painting by Kent Monkman to the WAG collection. Entitled The Deposition, the artwork is featured in...

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Sep 27, 2019

Nuit Blanche@WAG Promises a Night of Time Travel through Art

Faster-Than-the-Speed-of-Light Fun at the Gallery for Culture Days Manitoba and Nuit Blanche Winnipeg

Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 23, 2019: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is planning the party of all time for Nuit Blanche Winnipeg and Culture Days Manitoba on Saturday, September 28. Gallery...

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Sep 23, 2019

WAG to Host Monumental Kent Monkman Exhibition Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience

Visitors Will Experience 300 Years of Indigenous Canada

Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 19, 2019: From September 27 to February 22, 2020, the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) presents Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience, a powerful exhibition featuring the work of Kent Monkman, an...

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Sep 19, 2019

WAG Features John Paskievich Photos of Winnipeg’s North End

Winnipeg, Manitoba, July 30, 2019: A new exhibition at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) unveils unique perspectives on an iconic Winnipeg neighbourhood. On view until November 3, John Paskievich: The North End showcases 50 black-and-white photographs ranging from the 1970s to the 2000s, and is the...

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Jul 30, 2019

Inuit Miniature Carvings on View in New Exhibit - Jocelyn Piirainen curates Small Worlds for her first show at WAG

Winnipeg, Manitoba, July 23, 2019: Small Worlds: Inuit Miniature Carving, Jocelyn Piirainen’s first exhibition in her new role as Assistant Curator of Inuit Art, opened this past weekend at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG).

On view until winter 2020, Small Worlds brings together more than 100...

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Jul 22, 2019

Family Sunday at the WAG in Celebration of Vision Exchange: Perspectives from India to Canada

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, July 18, 2019: This weekend on July 21, the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) will host an epic Family Sunday inspired by Vision Exchange: Perspectives from India to Canada. Vision Exchange is Manitoba’s first major exhibition celebrating contemporary artists with roots in...

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Jul 18, 2019

WAG Partners with Local Indian Restaurants in Celebration of Vision Exchange

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, June 25, 2019: On now at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG), Vision Exchange: Perspectives from India to Canada is Manitoba’s first major exhibition celebrating contemporary artists with roots in India. The Gallery has teamed up with three local Indian restaurants to present...

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Jun 25, 2019

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