The sold-out Gallery Ball in October was an amazing success raising thousands of dollars for the WAG’s Youth Outreach and Education Programs. More photos at galleryball.wag.ca.
A new 48-ft-wide outdoor installation at Portage Ave and Sherbrook St currently features Kenojuak Ashevak’s The Enchanted Owl (1960), thanks to Sussex Realty and other generous community supporters.
In November, the Gallery announced the establishment of the Winnipeg Indigenous Biennial, the first international Indigenous biennial organized by a public art museum in Canada, to launch with the opening of the WAG Inuit Art Centre.
This year’s CRAFTED: Show + Sale was our biggest yet with close to 4,000 guests and a philanthropic cookbook created with Ayoko Design to benefit Winnipeg Harvest. CRAFTED is presented in partnership with Manitoba Craft Council and the Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association.
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Another collaboration for Wall-to-Wall is the covered pedestrian walkway in front of the WAG Inuit Art Centre construction site, showcasing Mosaic Sea by Kailey Sheppard in conjunction with Graffiti Art Programming.
A 32ft x 25ft mural on the University of Winnipeg’s Duckworth Centre recreates Daphne Odjig’s Thunderbird Woman (1973) on Ellice Ave, as part of Synonym Art Consultation’s 2018 Wallto-Wall Festival.
This winter watch for Arctic Topiaries on the river, a family of caved forms by Michael Maltzan Architecture—the designer for the WAG Inuit Art Centre—as part of the 10th anniversary of Warming Huts: An Arts + Architecture Competition on Ice at The Forks.
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