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Winnipeg Art Gallery

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Neighborhood: Downtown Winnipeg
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Address: 300 Memorial Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C1V1, Canada
Phone Number: +1 204-786-6641
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Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: The Winnipeg Art Gallery, Canada's oldest civic art gallery, celebrates...
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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Olympus Outstanding!

This was my first visit, I've lived here 18 years, shame on me! The current exhibit it so beautiful, I recommend you run not walk to get there! The free Audio is a great touch... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This was my first visit, I've lived here 18 years, shame on me! The current exhibit it so beautiful, I recommend you run not walk to get there! The free Audio is a great touch, it allows all ages to learn about this amazing collection as they wish. My 11 year old loved learning about the different Goddesses & Gods... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

i love the art and its awesome but i would loved to see more of the greats here they have alot to offer and stells is right across the street

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The winnipeg art gallery brings in many featured artists and themes. There are numerous gallery exhibits in the various rooms. There is also an indoor auditorium that often showcases musical talent. In the summer time there is also Jazz on the rooftop where you can either just attend the music or stop by earlier for a drink and some wonderful... More 

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Manitoba, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I like the WAG. Try to get there every year or two, always something good to see and wander through. I do find the pricing a little on the high side at times though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Dali was wonderful and the portraits from the Beaverbrooke Gallery in New Brunswick were fab. I love the Group of 7 paintings, especially Emily Carr!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Winnipeg Art Gallery is small enough that you don't get lost or suffer from exhaustion, and the exhibitions are satisfyingly dense, with lots of admire and think about. Don't miss the restaurant on the top floor! It looks out onto a beautiful roof terrace, which I think is open in the summer. The food is very good, with decent... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I may be a bit biased since I am such a fan of Dali, the paintings and displays were great.The people giving the tour seemed passionate about this exhibit ( I could not stay with the guide since I liked to take a lot more time with each piece, but the majority of people did stick with her ). I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This gallery has an excellent Inuit art collection, and the other exhibits are very representative of different times in the international and Canadian art scene.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The WAG, has in the last few years had some great travelling exhibits like "100 Masters" and " the Beaverbrook/ Dali" exhibit. Looking forward to the Greco-Roman exhibit in April. While these are good there are also some interesting Inuit and regional pieces on display. The theater aslo holds some interesting works on everything from Northern Experiences to the Cannes... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I have been to the WAG for many large charitable events, very good dining and a nice changing collection of exhibits. The Curator keeps the place very nice and interesting for such a small praire town.

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