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WAG Marking 35 Years of the Stoneware Gallery

February 5, 2014 7:42 AM | Entertainment

Winnipeg Art GalleryThe Winnipeg Art Gallery is marking 35 years of the Stoneware Gallery by displaying the works of 17 contemporary ceramic artists from February 7 to March 9.

WAG visitors can also sip wine from porcelain goblets or have some tea in a stoneware tumbler while they peruse the show.

“Long running co-operatives, like the Stoneware Gallery, are a vital part of the art community helping artists grow creatively and become empowered economically”, said Stephen Borys, director and CEO of the WAG. “The Stoneware Gallery has been a strong influence on the direction of ceramics nation-wide, and we are pleased to celebrate their legacy here in our own Gallery Shop.”

The free public opening reception is on Friday, February 7 from 6-9 p.m. in the Winnipeg Art Gallery Shop.