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Winnipeg Art Gallery

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Neighbourhood: Downtown Winnipeg
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Address: 300 Memorial Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1V1, Canada
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+1 204-786-6641
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Tue - Thu 11:00 - 17:00
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Sat - Sun 11:00 - 17:00
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The Winnipeg Art Gallery, Canada's oldest civic art gallery, celebrates its...

The Winnipeg Art Gallery, Canada's oldest civic art gallery, celebrates its 100th anniversary from Sept 2012 to Aug 2013. As one of Canada's leading art museums, the WAG has over 25,000 works of art ranging from 15th century European paintings to 21st century American multi-media art, and has toured exhibitions around the world-Spain, Colombia, Mexico, Venezuela, Taiwan, Norway, China, Italy, and the United States. At the forefront in promoting Manitoba artists nationwide and abroad, the WAG also represents artists from countries and cultures from across the globe.

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Ancient Greek exhibit

Went there for a school trip to the exhibit about Ancient Greece. Great art, the guides were well informed. The parts of the exhibits that were made out of Lego were probably my... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went there for a school trip to the exhibit about Ancient Greece. Great art, the guides were well informed. The parts of the exhibits that were made out of Lego were probably my favourite.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have enjoyed the various exhibitions and displays over the years. The staff have been wonderful, and the gift shop has wonderful gift ideas. A Winnipeg treasure indeed !

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Thank mddum0nt
Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Winnipeg Art Gallery has done a wonderful job curating pieces for the various exhibits, but by far the stand out for us was the Inuit Art Collection. It is SO exciting to see the plans for the brand new Inuit Art Centre that will begin construction soon. The WAG has over 13,000 pieces of Inuit art (the largest collection... More 

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Thank Kierin
Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have attended many times to different exhibits which have been a great experience . My favourite is the Salvador Dalí The one about roman sculptures that is currently on exhibition is great. The permanent exhibits is very nice and interesting , showing pieces of art and paintings from the 1400's. The Inuit sculptures are awesome and totally worth checking... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

The WAG is always a joy to explore. I find myself drawn to it time and again, the exhibits that come in are always a joy to see. and worth spending a day at!

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Gimli, Manitoba
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Finally made it to the Winnipeg Art Gallery for an afternoon. We particularly enjoyed the Inuit art exhibits and very much look forward to the new Inuit Art Centre. A diverse range of exhibits meant it was very easy to spend over two hours at the gallery. Love the gift shop- though it would be very easy to spend a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Excellent selection of unique pieces in the gift shop. Shop from local artists and others across Canada.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We were given free passes to the WAG and had not been here for over a year. We have visited many of the major art galleries throughout the world and on past visits I have found that although trying hard the WAG just could not compete. Of course not like the Louvre or Met, winnipeg should still be proud of... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

They amp you up on the main floor to look forward to whats upstairs like the surf and skate exhibit.... LAME. Please don't make me go back.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Why is it that you never do the tourist things in your home town until you have visitors come to visit. I took my niece and nephew to the art gallery this week. I was very impressed with the new exhibits. Our Land showed different techniques and artists from the north. Some of the contemporary art was very interesting. Rodin... More 

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