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Salon-Style Art Making Up New WAG Exhibit

Salon-Style Art Making Up New WAG Exhibit

WAG Salon Style
Salon Style: Reimagining the Collection opens at the Winnipeg Art Gallery on October 16. (WAG)

The Winnipeg Art Gallery is making some of its oldest works of art cool again.

A soon-to-open exhibit is presenting 16th-to-19th-century paintings in salon-style fashion.

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WAG Receives $1M Donation, Will Establish Leatherdale Gallery in Inuit Art Centre

WAG Receives $1M Donation, Will Establish Leatherdale Gallery in Inuit Art Centre

Louise Leatherdale
Philanthropist Louise Leatherdale presented a $1 million gift to the Winnipeg Art Gallery on Friday for the future Inuit Art Centre. The Doug and Louise Leatherdale Gallery will be part of the centre when it opens in 2020. (WAG / HANDOUT)
WAG Inuit Art Centre
The Winnipeg Art Gallery’s future Inuit Art Centre. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — A $1 million donation to the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s future Inuit Art Centre will establish a namesake gallery once complete.

The Doug and Louise Leatherdale Gallery will be an intimate space complementing exhibitions by exploring themes in more depth and by offering alternative perspectives. The gallery will connect to the WAG at all levels.

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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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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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