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Inuit Women to Curate Upcoming WAG Exhibit

Inuit Women to Curate Upcoming WAG Exhibit

WAG Inuit Art Centre Curators
From left to right: Jade Nasogaluak Carpenter, Krista Ulujuk Zawadski, Asinnajaq, and Dr. Heather Igloliorte will curate the new Inuit Art Centre at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. (WAG)
WAG Inuit Art Centre
An artist’s rendering of the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s future Inuit Art Centre. (HANDOUT)

An all-female, all-Inuit team has been assembled to curate the exhibits in the future Inuit Art Centre at the Winnipeg Art Gallery.

Opening in 2020, the team will be led by curator and academic Dr. Heather Igloliorte with emerging curators/artists Asinnajaq, Jade Nasogaluak Carpenter, and Krista Ulujuk Zawadski.

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WAG’s Inuit Art Centre, Royal Aviation Museum Receive Funding Boost

WAG’s Inuit Art Centre, Royal Aviation Museum Receive Funding Boost

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An artist’s rendering of the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s future Inuit Art Centre. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government came bearing gifts on Tuesday for two heritage organizations.

The province committed $20 million to be shared between the Winnipeg Art Gallery and Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada.

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Food Musings: Picasso Feast at the Winnipeg Art Gallery

Food Musings: Picasso Feast at the Winnipeg Art Gallery

By Kathryne Grisim (@foodmuser)

Picasso WAG Feast
Feast @ WAG is June 8, July 6 and August 10. (KATHRYNE GRISIM PHOTO)

You may have heard that the Winnipeg Art Gallery is hosting a special exhibit of the works of Pablo Picasso this summer. In celebration of this fabulous exhibit, the restaurant at the WAG, headed up by Chef Mark Andrews is hosting a special dinner and gallery tour entitled “Feast: Picasso & Mediterranean Cuisine.”

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WAG Hosts Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Art

WAG Hosts Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Art

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The winners of the 2017 GGAVMA: L-R Michèle Cournoyer, Shelagh Keeley, Shelley Niro (front), Mike Hoolboom, Philip Monk, Pamela Ritchie (front), Landon Mackenzie, and Glenn Lewis. (HANDOUT)

A new exhibition at the Winnipeg Art Gallery is celebrating the best and brightest in Canadian contemporary art and craft.

The 2017 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts (GGArts) exhibition opened Friday.

“The WAG is honoured to host the 2017 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts exhibition, bringing together some of the country’s most distinguished artists, filmmakers, and curators,” said WAG director and CEO, Dr. Stephen Borys.

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WAG Sets Up New Indigenous Advisory Circle

WAG Sets Up New Indigenous Advisory Circle

By Sarah Klein

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Dr. Heather Igloliorte and Dr. Julie Nagam are co-chairs of the new Indigenous Advisory Circle at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. (WAG / HANDOUT)

The Winnipeg Art Gallery is giving a voice to Indigenous people through a newly-formed Indigenous Advisory Circle.

Dr. Julie Nagam and Dr. Heather Igloliorte will co-chair the new circle, providing leadership and counsel in the development and planning of related WAG exhibitions, education, community outreach, partnerships, and programming.

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‘Chill Out’ as WAG Celebrates Canada’s Arctic

‘Chill Out’ as WAG Celebrates Canada’s Arctic

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An artist’s rendering of the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s future Inuit Art Centre. (HANDOUT)

The Winnipeg Art Gallery is turning down the thermostat for its annual Family Sunday: Arctic Chill Out on January 29.

An afternoon celebrating Canada’s Arctic is planned, while also highlighting the WAG’s renowned collection of Inuit art.

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