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Winnipeg Art Gallery

Linda Fairfield Stechesen drew Manitoba's native plants for decades. A show of her work at the Winnipeg Art Gallery is part of a wider resurgence of interest in botanical illustration. more

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The team will be led by curator and academic Heather Igloliorte with emerging curators/artists Asinnajaq, Jade Nasogaluak Carpenter and Krista Ulujuk Zawadski. more

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The biggest names in Impressionism are coming to Manitoba for a summer blockbuster at the Winnipeg Art Gallery from June 16 to Sept. 9. Early bird tickets are on sale Feb. 6. more

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Artist Teva Harrison was just 37 when she was diagnosed with terminal breast cancer. She went on to publish an award-winning graphic novel and now is having her first major exhibition. more

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The initiative now has support from all three levels of government as well as private sector funding, underscoring the value of the Inuit Art Centre for the province and country. more

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery’s largest-ever exhibition of contemporary Indigenous art brings together the work of 29 artists from across the country. more

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A show at Urban Shaman in Winnipeg offers examples of work being produced by a new generation of Inuit artists who are far more political, mischievous and adventurous than their soapstone-carving forebears. more

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery announces "INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE," a groundbreaking exhibition focused on leading and emerging Indigenous artists from across Canada. more

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On June 15, the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG)  opened Ningiukulu Teevee: Kinngait Stories at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, DC, the first solo exhibition of renowned Cape Dorset artist Ningiukulu Teevee. more

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Love, lust and violence are coming to the Winnipeg Art Gallery, thanks to the innovative, volatile and philandering Pablo Picasso. more

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BORDER CROSSINGS and the Winnipeg Art Gallery will present the next MATTER lecture with internationally acclaimed artist Ann Hamilton. The free event will be held on April 13, 7pm at the WAG’s Muriel Richardson Auditorium. more

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Hosted outside Ottawa for the first time, the Winnipeg Art Gallery, along with the Canada Council for the Arts and the National Gallery of Canada, presents the 2017 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts (GGArts) exhibition. more

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased has announced the appointment of Andrew Kear as Chief Curator and Radovan Radulovic as Head of Museum Services, effective April 1. more

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery has announced Dr. Julie Nagam and Dr. Heather Igloliorte as co-chairs of the newly formed Indigenous Advisory Circle. more

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Canada 150 project to launch in June from Inuvik, St. John’s, Alert Bay, and Winnipeg. Jessie Buchanan, Evin Collis, and Becky Thiessen are the artists selected to travel with the WAG’s Canada 150 Signature Initiative, ART EXPRESS’D/ART EXPRIMÉ. more

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Beginning May 13, the Winnipeg Art Gallery will present a rare showcase of the art of Pablo Picasso, Manitoba’s first in almost half a century. more

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery shows work by eight indigenous artists who use boards -- whether to skate, ski or surf -- in two new exhibitions that run until April 23. more

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Brian Jungen has transformed Nike runners into eye-popping Haida-themed masks and white plastic lawn chairs into a giant whale skeleton. So what will he help fashion from a massive Caterpillar trencher used in the construction of the Alaska Highway? more

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After the establishment of Nunavut in 1999, ownership of art from eastern regions of the Arctic was transferred to the new territory. But Nunavut didn’t have a facility to store or display the work, so much of the collection languished in storage. more

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The Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art (CCCA) is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with “The Winnipeg Effect: Should I Stay or Should I Go?” - a symposium happening November 3 to 5 at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. more

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