UPCOMING@WAG Here’s a sneak peek of what’s next at the Gallery! TAKING CARE Apr 13–Aug 18 • Curated by Jaimie Isaac Taking Care is an interdisciplinary group exhibition that focuses on health and wellness, food sovereignty, mental health, alternative medicines, and plant knowledge in North America from divergent contemporary voices. The root meaning of the word “curate” is to care-for, which is extended in this show to the act of caring for health and its intersection with artistic agency.
VISION EXCHANGE Divya Mehra. Afterlife of Colonialism, a reimagining of Power: It’s possible that the Sun has set on your Empire OR Why your voice does not matter: Portrait of an Imbalanced, and yet contemporary diasporic India vis-à-vis Colonial Red, Curry Sauce Yellow, and Paradise Green (detail), 2018. Inflatable attempt at the Taj Mahal, acrylic deep base paint, 15' x 15' x 15'.
May 11–Sept 8 • Organized by the Art Gallery of Alberta and the National Gallery of Canada Vision Exchange: Perspectives from India to Canada brings together the work of 20 contemporary artists from India and artists of Indian heritage living in Canada, the largest exhibition of its kind to be presented in Manitoba. Artists address issues of shifting histories and borders; relationships to the land; as well as the complex themes of migration, immigration, and diaspora.
Drop by the Pavilion at Assiniboine Park Conservancy (APC). Entry to the galleries is FREE! Winter hours: Daily 9am-4pm.
WJ PHILLIPS AND HIS CONTEMPORARIES Until Mar 31 • Curated by Andrew Kear • John P. Crabb Gallery • The Pavilion, 2nd floor This recently opened exhibition features some of WJ Phillips’ best watercolours and prints, presented alongside a selection by artists with whom he associated, including Charles Comfort, Alison Newton, L.L. FitzGerald, Fritz Brandtner, Lynn Sissons, and Pauline Boutal.
A SENSE OF SCALE: THE ART OF IVAN EYRE, 1970-2000 WAG@ThePark. photo: Studio D Photography.
Until Apr 14 • Curated by Andrew Kear • Ivan Eyre Gallery • The Pavilion, 3rd floor Drawn entirely from the APC collection, which houses the largest collection of Ivan Eyre’s art, A Sense of Scale surveys the celebrated Manitoba artist’s creative production from the 1970s to the turn of the millennium.
TRAVELTOURS Oct 22–Nov 8, 2019 • A fundraising project of the Associates of the Winnipeg Art Gallery Join Sherry and Bill Glanville on an exciting trip to Morocco! Explore this fascinatingly diverse country, from the rugged Atlantic coastline to the peaks of the Atlas Mountains, from sweeping deserts to narrow alleyways of ancient souqs. Experience the holiday of a lifetime, while also supporting the WAG. Thank you to the community for your overwhelming support. To sign-up for the waiting list or to watch for future Travel Tours, visit wag.ca/associates