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A Summer of Vision Exchange: Perspectives from India to Canada at the WAG

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, May 9, 2019: From May 11 to September 8, the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) presents Vision Exchange: Perspectives from India to Canada, Manitoba’s first major exhibition celebrating contemporary artists with roots in India. A public opening will be held Saturday, May 11 from 7...

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May 9, 2019

WAG Welcomes Spring with Fresh Flowers for Art in Bloom

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, April 12, 2019: Today the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) launched the 2019 edition of Art in Bloom. This biannual festival of art and wellness runs April 12 to 14. Professional and non-professional florists have taken over the Gallery with fresh floral interpretations of artworks...

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Apr 12, 2019

GFFxWAG: Manitoba Premiere of The Grizzlies, a tale of resilience in Canada’s North

Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 9, 2019: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) and Gimli Film Festival (GFF) have teamed up to present the Manitoba premiere of The Grizzlies on Thursday, April 18 at the WAG.

Based on a true story, The Grizzlies follows a group of Inuit youth in a small community who gain a...

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Apr 9, 2019

From India to Canada: WAG to Host Vision Exchange this Summer - Winnipeg City Councillor Devi Sharma named Honorary Patron

Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 3, 2019: The Winnipeg Art Gallery is thrilled to announce its summer blockbuster exhibition, Vision Exchange: Perspectives from India to Canada, opening May 11, 2019. This incomparable show brings together 20 leading contemporary artists from India and Canada.

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Apr 3, 2019

Spring and Summer WAG@The Park Exhibitions: Through the Eyes of a Child, Tranquil Phillips, Unsettling Eyre

Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 25, 2019: This spring and summer, visitors to the Assiniboine Park Conservancy (APC) will have the opportunity to take in three WAG@The Park exhibitions, presented inside the Pavilion.  Children’s artwork from WAG Studio classes will be on display alongside the work of...

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Mar 25, 2019

WAG Transports Visitors to Coastal Newfoundland with David Blackwood Exhibition

Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 20, 2019:  In Manitoba, we know what it is to persevere against the forces of nature. On now at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG), an exhibition presents iconic renderings of another place of hostile climate and hardy people: the eastern coast of Newfoundland.


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Mar 19, 2019

WAG Indigenization Continues with two Positions Supported by the Canada Council for the Arts

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 14, 2019: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is thrilled to welcome Lisa Charleyboy as Manager of Indigenous Initiatives and Jocelyn Piirainen as Assistant Curator of Inuit Art. They will enter into their roles at the WAG on Monday, March 18,...

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Mar 15, 2019

WAG to Host Sold-Out ArtWorks Student Symposium

Winnipeg, Manitoba, February 25, 2019:  The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) will hold its inaugural ArtWorks Symposium for students and youth aged 15-25 on Tuesday, February 26 from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM. The ArtWorks Symposium, funded in part by the RBC Foundation, in support of RBC Future Launch, is...

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Feb 25, 2019

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

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