- Exhibition Openings
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- 2017 Cape Dorset Print Collection
Saturday, October 21, 2017 to Sunday, November 19, 2017
- Located on the southern tip of Baffin Island, Cape Dorset is hailed as the most artistic community in Canada and the undisputed capital of Inuit art.
- ShopWAG Presents: Clemence Wescoupe
Thursday, October 26, 2017 to Thursday, November 30, 2017
- WAG@The Forks is excited to host a solo exhibition of Clemence Wescoupe’s work.
- CRAFTED Show + Sale
Friday, November 3, 2017 from 11am to 9pm Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 11am to 5pm
- The WAG, Manitoba Craft Council , and Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association, along with this year’s new partner, Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador, are thrilled to present the third annual juried CRAFTED Show + Sale.
- CRAFTED Workshops
Friday, November 3, 2017 from 11am to 9pm Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 11am to 5:30pm
- As part of CRAFTED 2017, we're offering DIY workshops led by artist instructors. Experience the pleasure of making something beautiful with your own hands! Pre-registration required.
- Film Night: The Decolonizing Lens
Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm
- You’re invited for a free screening of four Indigenous-made films followed by a panel talk.
- Artist Talk: Teva Harrison
Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 2pm to 3:30pm
- Join artist Teva Harrison to learn about her personal journey of living with advanced cancer, and how she has used expressive art to provide a sense of hope beyond her terminal diagnosis.
- Plug In x WAG Curatorial Tour
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 4:15pm to 7pm
- This joint tour and discussion will focus on the curatorial methods and processes engaged by the curators of Entering the Landscape and INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE.
- MakerLab: Winter Wreaths
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
- Create a winter wreath with interesting compositions by layering on assorted seasonal materials.
- Southern Africa: A Grand Adventure
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 to Monday, December 4, 2017
- Let Southern Africa take your breath away on this grand adventure as you experience spectacular scenery, indigenous traditions, and incredible wild life.
- Paint Party: MoonStone Paintings
Thursday, November 23, 2017 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
- Get back to nature with these simple and beautiful MoonStone paintings!
- Resurfacing: Mennonite Floor Patterns
Friday, November 24, 2017 to Sunday, January 14, 2018
- Since 2001 Margruite Krahn has been involved in the restoration, presentation, and documentation of Neubergthal, an 1876 Mennonite Street Village and National Historic Site. This has greatly influenced her artistic practice; much of Krahn’s work reflects the art and craft of early Mennonite women.
- Skawennati Screening & Artist Talk
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 from 7pm to 9pm
- You’re invited to the Skawennati Screening & Artist Panel with INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE co-curator Julie Nagam and the Initiative for Indigenous Futures (IFF).
- The Future Imaginary: Cultural Night + Family Arcade
Thursday, November 30, 2017 to Saturday, December 2, 2017
- Join us for free events presented by the Symposium on the Future Imaginary.
November 2 - November 7
- Stencil Print Tote Bags
Friday, November 3, 2017 from 11am to 2pm
- Learn to stencil print! In this workshop students will design their own stencil, and learn to use various stenciling techniques.
- Bison Hide Hand Drums
Friday, November 3, 2017 from 2:30pm to 5:30pm
- Join us in learning how to making an Indigenous hand drum, with instruction by a Nehiyaw drum maker, Donna Bear Glover.
- Block Print Linen Scarves
Friday, November 3, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm
- Join us for an afternoon of block printing basics and pattern making with Destiny Seymour of Indigo Arrows.
- Introduction to Crochet: Throw Blankets
Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 2:30pm to 5:30pm
- Learn to crochet your own throw blanket to stay cozy warm all winter long, with Shantel Saliga of Hook & Barrel.
- Indigo Wall Hangings
Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 11am to 2pm
- Indigo is a natural dye with a rich and long global history. Join Ash Alberg for this workshop and learn how to dye fabric using indigo and different resist techniques, including Shibori.
- Beadwoven Earrings
Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm
- Join Daria Tittenberger to create a pair of stunning drop earrings.
- A Personal Journey: Pitaloosie Saila
Saturday, October 28, 2017 to Sunday, April 15, 2018
- For over 60 years, Pitaloosie Saila has contributed to the Cape Dorset print collections.
Friday, September 22, 2017 to Sunday, April 22, 2018
- Twenty-nine emerging to established Indigenous artists working in a variety of media who consider the political undercurrents of Canadian society.
- Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven
Saturday, May 27, 2017 to Sunday, April 8, 2018
- Some of the WAG's most most popular and captivating examples of Canadian art.
- Wednesday, September 28, 2016 to Saturday, September 28, 2019
- Drop by the Pavilion at Assiniboine Park Conservancy (APC) for a rotating series of free exhibitions curated by the WAG. Art is drawn primarily from the APC collection, as well as from the WAG collection.
- The Modernist Tradition, 1900-1950
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 to Sunday, December 31, 2017
- The Modernist Tradition, 1900-1950 brings together works of art from the WAG’s permanent collection that together demonstrate the new creative directions artists began working in through the first half of the 20th century
- Inuit Art at Journey to Churchill
- Tuesday, December 23, 2014 to Wednesday, December 23, 2020
- An ongoing, rotating display of Inuit sculpture at the Assiniboine Park Zoo’s Journey to Churchill exhibit.
- Highlights of Inuit Sculpture
- Tuesday, May 4, 2010 to Friday, March 15, 2019
- An exhibition featuring some of the outstanding Inuit sculptures in the WAG collection.
- The Academic Tradition in Europe & Canada, 1700-1900
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 to Sunday, March 25, 2018
- From Rome to Utrecht, European artists in the 17th and early 18th century created the emotionally charged work of the Baroque era. In reaction to the Protestant Reformation, the Roman Catholic Church strove to entice believers back to the fold with gripping and beautiful vignettes of biblical drama
- European Renaissance and Baroque Art: 1500-1700
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 to Sunday, March 25, 2018
- From the WAG's collection, art produced between the 16th and 18th centuries, originating from the leading artistic centres of Europe.This period is marked by important social and political changes, and art itself underwent a major transformation