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Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba

Kelly Jazvac’s heart fell when she first saw the plastic littering the southeast coast of Hawaii’s Big Island. more

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The Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba Board of Directors has announced the appointment of its new Executive Director, John Hampton, who will begin in July. more

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It seems odd that a renowned glass artist would find inspiration in a dollar store. Glass is elegant, beautiful, fragile. Dollar stores, on the other hand, are filled with plastic. more

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Since 2007, Yam Lau has visited China annually to explore traditional and contemporary Chinese culture. more

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Jillian McDonald, "Thaw," 2015

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Landscapes with traces of past or present horror are central to Jillian McDonald’s recent work. McDonald developed The Thaw, a video and installation project, during a residency in southwestern Manitoba last March. more

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The images are haunting. Children’s shoes lie scattered in a classroom covered with layers of grime and debris. A tree pushes against the ceiling of a hotel room, its moss-covered floor littered with glass shards. more

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Derek Dunlop’s new work will appeal to those who like their art served cool, as an antidote to the fevered pace of modern life. When viewed from a distance, his oil and acrylic paintings of squares, lines and simple patterns emanate a sense of calm. more

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This retrospective exhibition by one of Western Canada’s leading ceramic artists, Jack Sures, features highlights of five decades of his work. Born in Brandon in 1934, Sures trained as a painter and printmaker. more

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“I’m beginning to think so much of what I do concerns memory,” says curator J. J. Kegan McFadden, director of Platform Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts in Winnipeg. more

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Looking through the lens of diaspora and difference, Brendan Fernandes has been complicating the notion of identity through his own Indian-Kenyan-Canadian heritage. Searching for an authentic way of being — or becoming — Fernandes questions authentic more

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WINNIPEG’S NEW VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY WITH "CLOSE ENCOUNTERS: THE NEXT 500 YEARS," THE CITY CELEBRATES A CULTURAL CAPITAL DESIGNATION WITH A MONUMENTAL SHOW OF CONTEMPORARY ABORIGINAL ART. more

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In the 1950s, painter David Owen Lucas lived near the epic Regina Legislative Building. “We used to ride our bikes to ‘the Ledge’ and play Cowboys and Indians. That’s what shaped my appreciation for architecture.” more

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IN THE RUSH TO CREATE ICONIC ARCHITECTURE AND ATTRACT BIG SHOWS, HOW FAR ARE MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES MOVING FROM THEIR CORE PRINCIPLES? PLUS: FOUR REGIONAL GALLERIES MOVE INTO THE FUTURE. more

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Faunamorphic, July 3 to August 15, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon more

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AFTER A SERIES OF STARTLING LARGE-SCALE INSTALLATIONS, HEATHER BENNING’S NEW WORK JUST LOOKS LIKE CHILD’S PLAY. more

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There’s something oddly comforting about Heather Benning’s manipulated photos of old, abandoned buildings in varying stages of decrepitude. more

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Find a summer's worth of great gallery destinations, from Sooke to Winnipeg Beach. more

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Born in Winnipeg to a Japanese mother and Swiss father, deForest enjoys taking apart “assumed wholeness” and reconstructing personal cultural realities in his works. more

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For watercolourist Libby Weir, art, nature and life are interconnected forces. more

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