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WAG Calls for Floral Interpreters for Art in Bloom 2019

The biennial event returns April 11-14

Winnipeg, Manitoba, January 31, 2019: Today, the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) launches an open call for floral interpreters to be featured at Art in Bloom 2019. This community-organized event blossoms once every two years, inviting professional and amateur...

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Jan 31, 2019

WAG Celebrates the North with Family Sunday: Arctic Chill Out

Winnipeg, Manitoba, January 23, 2019: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) invites the community for an afternoon of fun on January 27. The annual Family Sunday: Arctic Chill Out celebrates Inuit art and culture with indoor and outdoor games, hands-on workshops, huskies on the rooftop, and much...

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Jan 23, 2019

Winnipeg Premiere of Cannes Lions 2018 – World’s Best Ads

Winnipeg, Manitoba, December 10, 2018: The Winnipeg premiere of the 2018 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity launches this week at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Screenings of this annual compilation of the world’s best ads run December 13, 20-22, and 27-29. 

Representing almost every...

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Dec 10, 2018

Behind Closed Doors at WAG

Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 30, 2018: A new exhibition at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) reveals what is rarely seen by the public—the artist's process in their studio and their research from the museum vault.

Jaimie Isaac, WAG Curator of Indigenous and Contemporary Art, finds it fascinating...

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Nov 30, 2018

WAG Unveils New Show Celebrating Robert Archambeau

Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 16, 2018: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is pleased to present an intimate new exhibition featuring celebrated ceramic artist, Robert Archambeau. Curated by Dr. Stephen Borys, WAG Director & CEO, Robert Archambeau: A Conversation in Clay is a harmony of colours,...

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Nov 16, 2018

WAG Presents First Retrospective of Mary Yuusipik Singaqti

WAG Presents First Retrospective of Mary Yuusipik Singaqti
Yuusipik’s famed mother, Jessie Oonark, featured in concurrent exhibition from Baker Lake

Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 14, 2018: Born in the Back River area north of Baker Lake, Nunavut, artist Mary Yuusipik Singaqti became well known...

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Nov 14, 2018

WAG Introduces Winnipeg Indigenous Biennial

WAG Introduces Winnipeg Indigenous Biennial
BMO Financial Group supports new platform to celebrate contemporary artists and artists

Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 8, 2018: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is thrilled to announce the establishment of the Winnipeg Indigenous Biennial to launch the...

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Nov 8, 2018

WAG Creates Two New Indigenous Positions with Support from the Canada Council for the Arts

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 6, 2018: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) has launched a search for a Manager of Indigenous Initiatives and an Assistant Curator of Inuit Art. The two new full-time positions are supported by the Canada Council for the Arts through a...

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Nov 6, 2018

Local Chefs and Ceramic Artists featured in New CRAFTED Cookbook

Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 16, 2018: A new cookbook pairing 20 ceramic artists with 20 chefs was launched last week as part of Winnipeg Harvest’s Soup-er Week. Down to Earth: Homemade Soups in Handmade Vessels is a collaborative project of Ayoko Design and the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s CRAFTED:...

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Oct 16, 2018

Salon Style at WAG

Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 11, 2018: Some of the oldest and best-loved artworks in the Winnipeg Art Gallery collection are back on view in an exciting new way. Salon Style: Reimagining the Collection brings together 16th-to-19th century paintings presented in salon-style fashion. We're not...

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Oct 11, 2018

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