NGC@WAG: Ron Mueck
Highlights of Inuit Sculpture
The Academic Tradition in Europe & Canada, 1700-1900
European Renaissance and Baroque Art: 1500-1700
The George & Tannis Richardson Collection of Inuit Sculpture
Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven
The Modernist Tradition, 1900-1950
Nuit Blanche Winnipeg: Carpe Noctem
Saturday, September 26, 2015 from 6pm to 3am
Stay up into the wee hours at this free, all night celebration of the arts with music, dance, film, and more. Explore the galleries and view current exhibitions, including NGC@WAG: Ron Mueck, American Abstraction, and more.
Members enjoy free admission to Olympus on Saturday, Sept 26 for Culture Days (11am-5pm) and Nuit Blanche Winnipeg (6pm-3am). Not a WAG member? Sign up here.
Dance Party • 6pm-3am • MEMETIC presents a night of world fusion sounds mixing samples of ancient instruments and modern electronic beats to create a dance party with elements of Persian, Turkish, Mediterranean, and Egyptian sounds! Groove to the rooftop vibe and alongside projections of ancient temples, statues, and landscapes living large on the walls of the WAG!
Late Night Film Festival • 9pm-2am with opening remarks at 9pm • Join U of M film experts, Jonah Corne and George Toles, at 9pm for an introduction to 4 fascinating Greco-Roman themed films in celebration of the historic Olympus exhibition at the WAG. Visit the theatre between 10pm-2am for non-stop viewing on your own.
Manitoba Craft Council Workshop • 6-11pm • Join jewelry artists, Lily and Sonya Rosenberg (Manitoba Crafts Council), to create your own amazing piece of bling!
Minecraft Digital Lounge • 6pm-2am • Sit back to observe the smash-hit game in action or sign up for a block of time to play, and get creative as you help build a virtual Olympus-inspired world. Check out the final design on our website. Generously sponsored by Memory Express
Ramping up the Ramp • 6pm-1am • Enjoy mesmerizing performances by the Mirage on the Muses Plateau dance troupe, then dance the night away to DJ Co-op.
See all Nuit Blanche Winnipeg events at nuitblanchewinnipeg.ca.Photos from the MEMETIC photo booth: