Winnipeg Art Gallery

Fanny Algaalaga Avatituq, Weaving, ca 1980

Ernest Mayer

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

Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art is marking its 30th anniversary of support for female artists, arts writers and curators in Winnipeg. more

Mar 3, 2015 8:19 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

The Winnipeg Art Gallery announces the Canadian launch of "Arctic Adaptations: Nunavut at 15", the award-winning exhibition that represented Canada at the 14th International Venice Biennale in Architecture. more

Feb 13, 2015 8:00 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

"Nunavut at 15"

Image courtesy Latrielle Delage Photography.

"Arctic Adaptations: Nunavut at 15" makes its way to Winnipeg after picking up a special mention as Canada’s entry in the 2014 Venice Biennale in Architecture. more

Jan 29, 2015 8:57 PM PREVIEWS

Currently Senior Exhibitions Manager at the National Gallery of Canada (NGC), Hollenberg will assume her WAG post on March 2, 2015. more

Dec 21, 2014 9:30 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

The Winnipeg Arts Gallery joins the Inuit and arts community in mourning the loss of Inuit carver Kiugak Ashoona. The Order of Canada inductee was 81. more

Dec 4, 2014 2:49 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

The Curatorial Panel for the 2014 Sobey Art Award announced today in Winnipege that Nadia Myre, of Québec, is the recipient of the $50,000 award. more

Nov 20, 2014 9:31 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

"Marble statue of Hermes"

Collection of Antikensammlung, Staatliche Museen Zu Berlin. Photo by Johannes Laurentius.

A major show of Greek and Roman gods and goddesses – "Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin" – will open at the Winnipeg Art Gallery in April. more

Oct 6, 2014 9:22 AM BLOGS & BUZZ


Courtesy of the artist.

The Sobey Art Award short list includes several Western Canadians – Vancouver’s Evan Lee, as well as Winnipeg’s Neil Farber and Michael Dumontier. more

Oct 6, 2014 9:21 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

Featuring Alexandra Montgomery, a former executive director of Toronto’s Gardiner Museum, and curators Helen Delacretaz and Paul Butler. more

Oct 6, 2014 9:18 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

A pair of modern paintings by the renowned German-American artist Lyonel Feininger are currently on display at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. These works of art will remain at the WAG for at least five years. more

Aug 8, 2014 9:04 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

As director from 1999 – 2004, she advanced the mandate of the WAG, presenting an exhibition program of regional, national, and international significance. more

Jul 13, 2014 10:05 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

The Greek and Roman gods and goddesses are coming to the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Aphrodite, Apollo, Athena, Dionysus, Hera, Poseidon, Zeus, and many more will be here in April 2015 when the WAG presents Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin. more

Jun 20, 2014 10:42 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

The Winnipeg Art Gallery’s blockbuster exhibition 100 Masters: Only in Canada, which ran from May 11 to September 2, 2013, has recently won two major awards and was runner up for two other awards more

May 5, 2014 1:27 PM BLOGS & BUZZ



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