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Go ‘Behind Closed Doors’ in New WAG Exhibit

Go ‘Behind Closed Doors’ in New WAG Exhibit

Mia Feuer Art
Mia Feuer’s ‘Totems of The Anthropocene,’ 2018. Found sleds, found petroliana and other vessels formerly containing petroleum products, individually cast and assembled polyester resin crystals. (WAG.CA)

A new contemporary exhibition at the Winnipeg Art Gallery is taking the public behind the scenes and into the artist’s creative process.

Behind Closed Doors will give a rare glimpse into the art studio and an artist’s research from the museum vault.

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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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