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Exhibition Openings
(This color labels any exhibition opening date)

October 1

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ShopWAG Presents Kevin Friedrich: Pop/Folk Neo Frankenstein
Thursday, September 21 to Sunday, October 15
ShopWAG Presents Kevin Friedrich: Pop/Folk Neo Frankenstein
Using found objects, Kevin Friedrich is enchanted by taking things apart and cobbling them back together in unexpected ways to create a chimera of figure, animal, and robot elements.
FLASH photographic festival
Monday, October 2 to Tuesday, October 31
FLASH photographic festival
The WAG has partnered with the FLASH photographic festival since it began in 2014 by offering a space to show local Winnipeg photographers for the entire month of October.
Intervening the Image, short works by Kent Monkman
Sunday, October 8 from 2pm to 5pm
Intervening the Image, short works by Kent Monkman
Presented in partnership with WNDX and The Decolonizing Lens, join us for a screening of short works by Kent Monkman followed by a key note lecture with the artist.
Gallery Ball 2017
Saturday October 14
Gallery Ball 2017
Join us for the black-tie event of the season!
Panel Discussion: The Power of the Arts to Build Resilient Communities
Wednesday, October 18 from 11am to 1:30pm
Panel Discussion: The Power of the Arts to Build Resilient Communities
This panel discussion will explore the potential and power of the arts to build resilient communities, featuring award-winning community mobilizer Michael Champagne, visual artists Kenneth Lavallee and Jessica Canard, and Music Director of the National Arts Centre Orchestra, Alexander Shelley.
Artist Talk & Demo: Dayna Danger
Thursday, October 19 from 7pm to 9pm
Artist Talk & Demo: Dayna Danger
Join INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE artist Dayna Danger for a talk and demo challenging perceptions of power, representation, and sexuality. Free,18+ (mature content).
MakerLab: Shibori Fabric Dyeing
Friday, October 20 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
MakerLab: Shibori Fabric Dyeing
Learn the art of Shibori, an ancient Japanese method of resist dyeing.
2017 Cape Dorset Print Collection
Saturday, October 21 to Sunday, November 19
2017 Cape Dorset Print Collection
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.
Red Rising Magazine Launch - Issue 7: Two-Spirit
Saturday October 21 at 7pm
Red Rising Magazine Launch - Issue 7: Two-Spirit
Join us for the Red Rising Magazine Launch - Issue 7: Two-Spirit
The Associates: Tour of the Richardson Corporate Art Collection
Thursday October 26
The Associates: Tour of the Richardson Corporate Art Collection
Join us for an exclusive viewing and tour of the Richardson’s corporate collection made up of more than 50 pieces by iconic Canadian artists.
ShopWAG Presents: Clemence Wescoupe
Thursday, October 26 to Thursday, November 30
ShopWAG Presents: Clemence Wescoupe
WAG@The Forks is excited to host a solo exhibition of Clemence Wescoupe’s work.
Members’ Preview: Pitaloosie Saila: A Personal Journey
Friday, October 27 from 3pm to 5pm
Members’ Preview: Pitaloosie Saila: A Personal Journey
Join us for an exclusive first look at our newest exhibition Pitaloosie Saila: A Personal Journey.
Opening: Pitaloosie Saila: A Personal Journey
Friday, October 27 from 7pm to 10pm
Opening: Pitaloosie Saila: A Personal Journey
Join us for the opening of Pitaloosie Saila: A Personal Journey.
MakerLab: Shibori Fabric Dyeing II
Saturday, October 28 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
MakerLab: Shibori Fabric Dyeing II
Learn the art of Shibori, an ancient Japanese method of resist dyeing.
Artist Talk: Pitaloosie Saila
Saturday, October 28 from 3pm to 4pm
Artist Talk: Pitaloosie Saila
Visit the WAG on the opening weekend of A Personal Journey for a rare opportunity to hear Pitaloosie Saila’s amazing story.

Exhibitions

INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE
Friday, September 22 to Sunday, April 1
INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE
Twenty-eight emerging to established Indigenous artists working in a variety of media who consider the political undercurrents of Canadian society.
Ivan Eyre: Landscapes and Still Lifes
Tuesday, September 19 to Sunday, October 29
Ivan Eyre: Landscapes and Still Lifes
WAG@ThePark
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 to Saturday, September 28, 2019
WAG@ThePark
In 2016 the Assiniboine Park Conservancy and Winnipeg Art Gallery inaugurated an exciting three-year partnership that will enhance community art appreciation and audience access to the work of living and historical Canadian artists.
The Modernist Tradition, 1900-1950
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 to Sunday, December 31, 2017
The Modernist Tradition, 1900-1950
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
Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 to Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven
Some of the WAG's most most popular and captivating examples of Canadian art.
Inuit Art at Journey to Churchill
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 to Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Inuit Art at Journey to Churchill
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
Highlights of Inuit Sculpture
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, June 30, 2019
The Academic Tradition in Europe & Canada, 1700-1900
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, June 30, 2019
European Renaissance and Baroque Art: 1500-1700
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

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