The Winnipeg Art Gallery are thrilled to announce the official opening of Qaumajuq, the Inuit art centre at WAG! Join them to celebrate virtually March 25 & 26 followed by FREE entry with timed tickets
The two-part virtual celebration on March 25 and 26 includes tours of the building and artwork on display, performances, stories of the spirit of the artworks, and ceremonies bridging North and South to mark the unveiling of this new cultural landmark in the heart of Canada ❤️
They also have several free days for you to come and visit -
? March 22: Inuit, Metis, and First Nations Welcome Day
? March 23-24: WAG Member Sneak Peek
? March 27-April 2: Canada Life Qaumajuq Free Days@WAG
Each of the above free days require advanced registration, and numbers are limited to allow for social distancing.
Sign up on their website https://wag.ca/qaumajuq/opening/
More info: https://bit.ly/38kIy3f
Photo by Lindsay Reid.
The Virtual Opening Celebrations are made possible by presenting sponsor BMO Financial Group supporting sponsor Destination Nunavut as well as Manitoba Eagle Vision Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Johnston Group Manitoba Government The Manitoba Arts Council/ Le conseil des arts du Manitoba Cushman & Wakefield Stevenson City of Winnipeg – Municipal Government Mayor Brian Bowman Winnipeg City Councillors Brian Mayes, Markus Chambers, Ross Eadie, Kevin Klein, Shawn Nason, Devi Sharma, Scott Gillingham, Vivian Santos, John Orlikow, Jason Schreyer, Cindy Gilroy, Sherri Rollins, Janice Lukes, Panasonic Mondetta Media sponsors CBC Manitoba OUTFRONT Media Canada Winnipeg Free Press CTV News Winnipeg print sponsor Esdale Printing Company. Free Days@WAG Title Sponsor Canada Life Co and access supporter The Winnipeg Foundation