On June 21 the WAG opens The Art of Photography, the first public display of contemporary photography from the WAG’s collection. That same month, Manitoba Artists Overseas, an exhibition organized by the Manitoba Arts Council, opens.

Manitoba Artists Overseas is shown at the WAG as well as at Canadian cultural centres in London (UK), Paris, and Brussels. Participating artists include Jack Butler, Sheila Butler, Don Proch, Tony Tascona (1926–2006), and Esther Warkov.