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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

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

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