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We want to make sure you enjoy the best possible experience when visiting WAG-Qaumajuq. Check out our tips for visiting below. This place is yours to discover.

WAG101 – What to expect when visiting the Gallery

  • Our admissions desk is located between the two buildings, inside Qaumajuq.
  • The first floor is always FREE to visit, hang out, grab food at Katita, visit ShopWAG, and explore nearly 5,000 artworks in the Main Hall and the Visible Vault.
  • Learn about our hours and admissions and how to get here.
  • Looking for tips on how to view the art? Our curators and programmers have got you covered.
  • See our digital Gallery map to help you navigate WAG-Qaumajuq.
  • Here you’ll find our updated safety protocols following Manitoba Government guidelines.
  • Learn about Gallery accessibility here.
  • We no longer require face coverings, but masks are welcome. If needed, masks are available on-site.
  • For safety and security reasons, backpacks, large purses, umbrellas, and other bulky items are not permitted in the galleries. Free baggage check is available at the front desk.
  • Our security guards are in place to help keep the art and people in our buildings safe. They’re friendly! Feel free to say hi!
  • Wheelchairs are available at the front desk.
  • Reasonably-sized strollers are welcome in the galleries.
  • Support animals are permitted in the Gallery, please notify our Front Desk upon arrival.
  • Enjoy food on the main floor of WAG-Qaumajuq, the outdoor patio on St. Mary Ave, and on the Rooftop Sculpture Garden. Katita Cafe is available for food, drinks, and coffee! Check the menu and hours here. To protect the artworks, food and drink are not permitted in the galleries.
  • Bring your sketchbook! Pencils are welcome in the Gallery. To protect the artworks, other art supplies should be left at home or reserved for our WAG Studio classes.
  • To keep the art in great condition for generations to come, we ask that you not touch the art.


 A Family visiting the Winnipeg Art Gallery-Qaumajuq looks at a wall of Inuit art textiles in the Qaumajuq Inuit art centre.


“Do NOT miss this museum. The exhibits span various genres and movements, traditional, modernist, impressionist, expressionist, avant garde. Just incredible.”

– Sarah, WAG-Qaumajuq Visitor


We love seeing your photos on social media! Make sure to tag the @wag_ca and include #atwag for your chance to be featured on our accounts. WAG-Qaumajuq allows photography for personal use only, except where indicated by signage. Please turn off your flash. We ask that you respect the rights of the artists and their representatives under Canadian copyright law. For more information on Canadian copyright law, click here.

Make sure to tag us on social and include #atwag


WAG-Qaumajuq is pleased to offer you free wi-fi access. Simply turn on wi-fi under your smartphone settings, select the WAG Free network, and accept the terms and conditions.

Plan Your Visit
WAG-Qaumajuq recognizes that land acknowledgements are part of an ongoing dialogue with Indigenous Nations, and we are grateful to live and work on these lands and waters. Institutionally, WAG-Qaumajuq is committed to acknowledging our colonial history and we are actively working to interrogate the Gallery’s colonial ways of being.

WAG-Qaumajuq is LEED certified.

WAG - Winnipeg Art Gallery Outline
Winnipeg Art Gallery—Qaumajuq
300 Memorial Blvd
Winnipeg, MB
204.786.6641 // Gallery
204.789.1769 // Shop
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Wed-Thu // 11am–5pm
Fri // 11am–5pm
Sat-Sun // 11am–5pm
Closed Mondays & Tuesdays