Winnipeg Art Gallery and its collection

Winnipeg Art Gallery

The Winnipeg Art Gallery, also known as WAG, is a public art gallery that was established in 1912. It is situated in the heart of Winnipeg, Canada. This gallery is a significant part of the city's cultural heritage and offers a wide range of art collections for visitors to explore.

Significance of the Winnipeg Art Gallery

The Winnipeg Art Gallery holds the distinction of being the oldest municipal museum in Canada and ranks as the sixth largest in the country. This makes it a significant destination for art enthusiasts and tourists alike, offering a vast collection of artworks that span various periods and styles.

The Qaumajuq Inuit Art Centre

In 2018, the Winnipeg Art Gallery embarked on a significant project, the construction of the Qaumajuq Inuit art centre. This centre, designed by renowned architect Michael Maltzan, is dedicated to housing the museum's extensive Inuit art collection. The collection is curated by four Inuit curators: Jade Nasogaluak Carpenter, Krista Ulujuk Zawadski, Asinnajaq, and Heather Igloliorte. This offers visitors a unique opportunity to explore and appreciate Inuit art.

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Winnipeg Art Gallery
300 Memorial Blvd
MB R3C 1V1 Winnipeg

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Opening hours

Monday Closed
11:00 – 17:00
11:00 – 17:00
11:00 – 17:00
11:00 – 21:00
11:00 – 17:00
11:00 – 17:00


0 – 17Free
18 – 64CA$18.00
Indigenous PeoplesFree


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300 Memorial Blvd, Winnipeg

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