The creation of the WAG Inuit Art Centre will see studio space expanded and relocated to the rooftop level of the existing WAG building.
The Education Suite will be a busy, vibrant space with art-making classes and outreach programs for all ages.
It will feature innovative virtual and live educational experiences led by guest educators, curators, Elders, storytellers and artists.
Five indoor studios will include art-making spaces, a state-of-the-art digital media lab and a clay studio, generating exciting new hands-on activities. Two outdoor classrooms will facilitate carving and sculpting projects.
Artists-in-residence, interns and scholars will have space to teach, study and share their knowledge.
Innovating the Art Museum
The WAG Inuit Art Centre will change the face of art and what an art museum means to you. Here, art will be elevated from viewed objects to shared stories, connecting you to art and artists in unexpected ways.MORE
A Legacy for Our Community
The iconic WAG Inuit Art Centre building evokes the beautiful northern landscape and will be a legacy to inspire and engage generations to come.MORE
Immerse Yourself in a Rare View of Art
You will step inside the WAG Inuit Art Centre and be greeted by a stunning, three-storey high glass vault, filled with thousands of Inuit carvings.MORE
Performers, Elders, storytellers, educators, filmmakers, artists and other knowledge carriers will share their voices. Technology will create connections to people and classrooms in the North, across Manitoba and beyond.MORE
The largest single gallery space devoted to Inuit art and culture, featuring innovative programming and dynamic integrations of old, modern and contemporary works.MORE