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September 2018

The 80s Image

September 28, 2018 @ 11:00 am - April 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1V1 Canada
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If "video killed the radio star" in 1980, what impact did video have on traditional art media? The 80s Image explores the curious resiliency of painting and still-photography throughout the decade, and artists' responsiveness to the rapidly expanding media landscape-video, television, cinema, satellite and computer imagery, and billboard advertising. In this exhibition, you'll see approximately 50 works by Canadian artists, including Eleanor Bond, Lynne Cohen, Stan Douglas, General Idea, Wanda Koop, and Ken Lum, whose paintings and photographs helped to define the 1980s. The gallery is…

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November 2018

Nivinngajuliaat from Baker Lake

November 17, 2018 - March 24, 2019
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1V1 Canada
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The creative spirit of the Baker Lake community is epitomized in the art of wall hangings, or nivinngajuliaaq in Inuktitut. Established as a permanent settlement in the 1950s, Baker Lake is situated at Canada's geographical centre and is home to some of the most stunning wall hangings in the world. Featuring pieces from the Government of Nunavut Fine Art Collections, on loan to the WAG, you're in for a colourful treat when you step inside the Gallery. For more information, please click…

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The 80s Image

November 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tuesday 11am-5pm Wednesday 11am-5pm Thursday 11am-5pm Friday 11am-9pm Saturday 11am-5pm Sunday 11am-5pm Closed Monday
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1V1 Canada

If "video killed the radio star" in 1980, what impact did video have on traditional art media? The 80s Image explores the curious resiliency of painting and still-photography throughout the decade, and artists' responsiveness to the rapidly expanding media landscape-video, television, cinema, satellite and computer imagery, and billboard advertising. In this exhibition, you'll see approximately 50 works by Canadian artists, including Eleanor Bond, Lynne Cohen, Stan Douglas, General Idea, Wanda Koop, and Ken Lum, whose paintings and photographs helped to…

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December 2018

Holiday Party at the WAG

December 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1V1 Canada
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Get festive with your family at the WAG! Enjoy a mug of hot cocoa, cookies, and crafts, as we come together to deck the halls and celebrate another winter season. Don't forget your camera to take a picture with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet's Filbert the Nutcracker Bear. FREE for all.

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Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

December 13 @ 7:00 pm - December 29 @ 7:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1V1 Canada
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$15

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is the world's most prestigious advertising awards. Winners are selected from over 35,000 entries representing 94 countries, providing a fascinating window to the world. Catch the Winnipeg premiere of the best commercials of 2018! Show Times: Thursday, Dec 13, 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec 20 7 p.m. Friday, Dec 21, 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec 22, 3:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec 27, 7 p.m. Friday, Dec 28, 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec 29, 7 p.m. For more information,…

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The 80s Image

December 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tuesday 11am-5pm Wednesday 11am-5pm Thursday 11am-5pm Friday 11am-9pm Saturday 11am-5pm Sunday 11am-5pm Closed Monday
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1V1 Canada

If "video killed the radio star" in 1980, what impact did video have on traditional art media? The 80s Image explores the curious resiliency of painting and still-photography throughout the decade, and artists' responsiveness to the rapidly expanding media landscape-video, television, cinema, satellite and computer imagery, and billboard advertising. In this exhibition, you'll see approximately 50 works by Canadian artists, including Eleanor Bond, Lynne Cohen, Stan Douglas, General Idea, Wanda Koop, and Ken Lum, whose paintings and photographs helped to…

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January 2019

The 80s Image

January 28, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tuesday 11am-5pm Wednesday 11am-5pm Thursday 11am-5pm Friday 11am-9pm Saturday 11am-5pm Sunday 11am-5pm Closed Monday
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1V1 Canada

If "video killed the radio star" in 1980, what impact did video have on traditional art media? The 80s Image explores the curious resiliency of painting and still-photography throughout the decade, and artists' responsiveness to the rapidly expanding media landscape-video, television, cinema, satellite and computer imagery, and billboard advertising. In this exhibition, you'll see approximately 50 works by Canadian artists, including Eleanor Bond, Lynne Cohen, Stan Douglas, General Idea, Wanda Koop, and Ken Lum, whose paintings and photographs helped to…

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February 2019

The 80s Image

February 28, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tuesday 11am-5pm Wednesday 11am-5pm Thursday 11am-5pm Friday 11am-9pm Saturday 11am-5pm Sunday 11am-5pm Closed Monday
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1V1 Canada

If "video killed the radio star" in 1980, what impact did video have on traditional art media? The 80s Image explores the curious resiliency of painting and still-photography throughout the decade, and artists' responsiveness to the rapidly expanding media landscape-video, television, cinema, satellite and computer imagery, and billboard advertising. In this exhibition, you'll see approximately 50 works by Canadian artists, including Eleanor Bond, Lynne Cohen, Stan Douglas, General Idea, Wanda Koop, and Ken Lum, whose paintings and photographs helped to…

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March 2019

The 80s Image

March 28, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tuesday 11am-5pm Wednesday 11am-5pm Thursday 11am-5pm Friday 11am-9pm Saturday 11am-5pm Sunday 11am-5pm Closed Monday
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1V1 Canada

If "video killed the radio star" in 1980, what impact did video have on traditional art media? The 80s Image explores the curious resiliency of painting and still-photography throughout the decade, and artists' responsiveness to the rapidly expanding media landscape-video, television, cinema, satellite and computer imagery, and billboard advertising. In this exhibition, you'll see approximately 50 works by Canadian artists, including Eleanor Bond, Lynne Cohen, Stan Douglas, General Idea, Wanda Koop, and Ken Lum, whose paintings and photographs helped to…

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