Virginia Berry, WAG Guest Curator, speaking at the exhibition opening, 1987. Winnipeg Art Gallery.

Celebrations begin for the WAG’s 75th anniversary year with The Eckhardts in Winnipeg, an exhibition honouring former Director Dr. Ferdinand Eckhardt (1902–1995) and his wife, composer Sonia Eckhardt-Gramatté (1899–1974), and their impact on the city.

To hear more about the Eckhardts, click the link below (excerpt from The Eckhardts in Winnipeg, A Cultural Legacy, 1987. Winnipeg Art Gallery).