2011

January

The WAG helps organize and host Close Encounters: The Next 500 Years, along with two other Winnipeg art venues (Plug In Institute of Contemporary...
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The WAG acquires two large-scale sculptures by two major modernist sculptors, Daphné II (1960) by Jean Arp (1887–1966) and Bronze...
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June

During the summer and fall, the WAG organizes five diverse travelling exhibitions in an effort to bring its collection to a national...
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The film Art and Stone premieres at the WAG’s Muriel Richardson Auditorium. The documentary, directed by Paula Kelly, takes us behind the...
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The National Gallery of Canada’s exhibition Carl Beam opens at the WAG.  This exhibition of work by Beam (1943–2005), considered...
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July

The WAG’s Education and Studio Programs runs its first full day, weeklong, summer camp. The program proves incredibly successful with...
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September

The WAG’s Curator of Inuit Art, Darlene Coward Wight, serves as resource staff for Adventure Canada’s two-week “Heart of the...
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Precise: Craft Refined opens, a look at the diverse and laborious production techniques of five contemporary Canadian craft artists—Kye-Yeon...
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The largest ever exhibition of work by Manitoba-raised, Toronto-based painter William Kurelek (1927–1977) opens at the WAG with over 500...
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November

The WAG becomes a sponsor and the venue for 10x20x20. The event organized by The University of Manitoba Association of Architecture Students...
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2012

March

The highly anticipated exhibition American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell, organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum, opens at the WAG,...
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June

On June 21, the WAG starts the 100-day countdown to its Centennial year celebrations.

Director Dr. Stephen Borys announces that the WAG’s 2011–2012 fiscal year concluded with a record surplus.

September

The Winnipeg Art Gallery kicks off its 100th anniversary celebrations with the help of over 7,500 enthusiastic visitors. The day begins with a...
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November

The WAG announces that award-winning American architect Michael Maltzan has been selected to design the new Inuit Art and Learning Centre. The...
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2013

May

“Celebrating a Century” honoured all those who had contributed to the WAG’s first 100 years—donors, members, staff,...
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