Winnipeg Art Gallery

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

Oct 8, 2017 11:15 AM EXHIBITIONS

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

Aug 29, 2017 11:30 AM PREVIEWS

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

Jul 13, 2017 1:36 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Jun 17, 2017 2:46 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

May 8, 2017 11:14 AM PREVIEWS

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

Apr 10, 2017 11:18 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Apr 9, 2017 1:28 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Mar 30, 2017 12:45 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Mar 24, 2017 12:49 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Mar 21, 2017 10:00 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Feb 10, 2017 2:59 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Nov 21, 2016 8:21 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Nov 21, 2016 8:20 PM PREVIEWS

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

Oct 11, 2016 9:54 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Sep 10, 2016 2:32 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

Karel Funk, "Untitled #54," 2012

©Karel Funk, Courtesy 303 Gallery, New York and Galerie Division, Montreal

There are moments when literature and art elucidate one another, sharing the same circle of light. I was given a moment like this recently, when thinking about the paintings of Karel Funk. more

Apr 29, 2016 9:37 PM PREVIEWS

At Remai Modern, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Walter Philips Gallery, Nikkei National Gallery and Winnipeg Art Gallery. more

Sep 24, 2015 9:16 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

Beth Carter is the new curator at the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art in Vancouver. Her most recent post was at the Nikkei National Museum in Burnaby, B.C. and more... more

Jun 8, 2015 1:34 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

Ron Mueck’s realistic sculptures – either monumental or undersized – portray people at various stages in life, from birth through to death. more

Jun 8, 2015 1:30 PM PREVIEWS

The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is pleased with the announcement of TD Bank Group’s financial support of $500,000 for the Gallery’s new Inuit Art Centre that will progress its goal to further engage audiences with Inuit art and culture. more

Mar 26, 2015 8:40 PM BLOGS & BUZZ



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