Peter Rindisbacher, A Halfcast with his Wife and Child, c. 1825. Collection of the Winnipeg Art Gallery; Acquired with financial assistance from the National Museums of Canada. G-82-215
A Boundless Horizon, curated by Dr. Virginia Berry (d. 2003), longstanding WAG volunteer and former President of the Women’s Committee (Volunteer Committee), opens on September 15.
The exhibition represents the first major historical survey of European art in Manitoba, with work on display dating from the early 17th to the early 19th centuries. Loans were secured from as far away as England’s Royal Geographical Society and France’s Service Historique de la Marine.