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Winnipeg Art Gallery

300 Memorial Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1V1, Canada
+1 204-786-6641
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A plesant few hours

The callery is modern and has a range of art on display. I will probably meet most tastes... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Greater Adelaide, Australia
Canada's oldest civic Gallery!!!

This Gallery is more than 105 years old!! It is centrally located-- near the U of Winnipeg and the... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Penang Island, Malaysia
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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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  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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300 Memorial Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1V1, Canada
Downtown Winnipeg
+1 204-786-6641
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

The callery is modern and has a range of art on display. I will probably meet most tastes. Unfortunately I was a day late for the Picasso exhibition, but what was on show was engaging and interesting. If you are in Winnipeg, it is well...More

Thank David-Sweet
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This Gallery is more than 105 years old!! It is centrally located-- near the U of Winnipeg and the Parliament Building. Its collection is very large, diverse and interesting!! It is a "definite must see" if you are interested in culture and the aRTS!!

Thank smdoctoroff
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We went on Terry Fox day to see the Picasso Exhibit and decided to check out the other galleries while there. They were completely empty which was awesome! We went to the Picasso and it was so full but still enjoyable. I even tried my...More

Thank ledbytheunknown
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We attended the Picasso in Canada Exhibit. The WAG staff were welcoming, friendly and informative. There is stairs up to the Exhibit but the entire gallery is wheelchair accessible. The Exhibit was a wonderful experience. There is areas to sit and ponder the creations The...More

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Saw two presentations of Picasso's work, mostly etchings. It was nicely curated, and sorted in an inspirational setting. Nice permanent collection, too, especially Inuit Art.

Thank StevenLaVigne
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

oh wow... I mean how cool is that to see Picasso right here in Winnipeg... I mean hello... Well, We went there with family and had such a great time. The architecture of this place is truly beautful, and the special exhibit of Picasso was...More

Thank fun_time_maya
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Family rate was $46.00, and it was only 3 of us. It's not a huge gallery. It might look like it from the outside, but no. I could have spent more time and gotten my money's worth, but kids were bored and wouldn't give me...More

Thank YaaYaa755
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Not really. Although the gallery has a large collection, only a small percentage is available for viewing. If you want to see native art and artefacts try elsewhere - Like The Museum across town

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This is your chance to see Picasso in Canada. For 150 of Canada WAG managed to put together two unique exhibitions; Picasso in Canada, and Picasso: Man& Beast. The Vollard Suite of Prints. You can enjoy WAG's lectures, I participated in one about Pablo's main...More

Thank Dana C
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The WAG, just like other attractions in Winnipeg, has a little bit of "Je ne sais quoi!". Infinite space, privacy almost, when it comes to public spaces. Once the wealthiest city in Canada, it doesn't seem unfamiliar nowadays even to recognize through the eyes of...More

Thank Sebomatik B
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Ken C
19 April 2017|
Response from DGD1953 | Reviewed this property |
The Art Gallery does not do that. You could call them to see if they know if anyone who would be interested in looking at your work