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WAG Announces 80s-Inspired Events for Nuit Blanche and Culture Days

Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 18, 2018: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is planning a totally awesome party for Nuit Blanche Winnipeg and Culture Days Manitoba on Saturday, September 29. All galleries will be free from 11am to 5pm for national Culture Days. The Gallery will re-open from 6pm to...

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Sep 18, 2018

2018 Home Tour Celebrates Architecture of Old Tuxedo

Self-guided tour features five homes, raises funds for WAG

Winnipeg, Manitoba, August 30, 2018: The Associates of the Winnipeg Art Gallery are excited to host the 11th Home Tour, taking you inside some of Old Tuxedo's most impressive houses. The event takes place on Sunday, September 16, 10am...

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Aug 30, 2018

Extended Hours Announced for Final Days of Summer with the Impressionists

Last chance to see Monet, Degas, Renoir, Cassatt, and more at WAG!

Winnipeg, Manitoba, August 21, 2018: The biggest names in Impressionist art are leaving Winnipeg soon, but the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is giving you more opportunities to catch them. Due to popular demand and to accommodate...

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Aug 21, 2018

Family Sunday: Take a Stroll Through Paris at the WAG

See two Impressionist exhibitions for $20/family

Winnipeg, Manitoba, August 9, 2018: Take your family on a Parisian adventure at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) this Sunday with a fun-filled afternoon inspired by Summer with the Impressionists. For less than half the regular admission price,...

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Aug 9, 2018

Moulin Rouge Sing-Along at the WAG

Winnipeg, Manitoba, August 7, 2018: On August 10, the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is hosting an unforgettable Burlesque sing-along screening of Moulin Rouge, starring Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, and the onscreen cast of can-can dancers. Baz Luhrman’s cinematic masterpiece will have you singing...

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Aug 9, 2018

Manitoba Artists Featured in New Show Exploring Perception

Winnipeg, Manitoba, July 13, 2018: This weekend the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) opens Ways of Seeming: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art, showcasing artwork purchased by the WAG between 2008 and 2016. In an age of digital manipulation and fake news, Ways of Seeming invites you to explore...

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Jul 13, 2018

Summer with the Impressionists opens at WAG

Monet, Degas, Renoir, Cassatt Arrive in Winnipeg

Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 15, 2018: The biggest names in Impressionist art have arrived at the  Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG). Monet, Degas, Renoir, Cassatt, and many others are featured in Manitoba’s first major display of French Impressionist...

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Jun 15, 2018

WAG Celebrates Groundbreaking for Inuit Art Centre

Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 25, 2018: After years of planning, the Winnipeg Art Gallery was thrilled to break ground this morning for the Inuit Art Centre, a new home for the largest public collection of contemporary Inuit art in the world. Set to open in 2020, Manitoba’s 150th birthday, the Centre...

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May 24, 2018

WAG’s SakKijâjuk Reveals Long-Hidden Art of the Labrador Inuit

Exhibition opens alongside WAG Inuit Art Centre groundbreaking ceremony

Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 25, 2018: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is delighted to open SakKijâjuk: Art and Craft from Nunatsiavut, the first major exhibition on the art of the Labrador Inuit. One of the final stops on its...

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May 24, 2018

WAG’s Defying Convention Celebrates Canadian Women Artists

Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 26, 2018: Long before contemporary gender equality initiatives, women were testing social and cultural barriers on many different fronts, including the world of art. Discover how they challenged artistic traditions and resisted constraints on women’s roles in Defying...

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Apr 26, 2018

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