WAG 100The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is celebrating the big 100 and you're invited to the party! On Saturday, September 29, make your way to the WAG's iconic building for a full day and night of art-infused activities to kick-off their centennial year. Oh, and it's all FREE!

Birthday party

The party starts with a family fun day. From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., you can enjoy:
  • Performances by Al Simmons and magician Brian Glow.
  • Art-making workshops, block printmaking, and creating your own slime!
  • Games on the rooftop - ring and bean bag toss, ribbon sticks, hula hoops, fishing pong, parachutes.
  • Birthday cupcakes!
  • Face painting, clowns, jugglers, and stilt walkers.
  • The 100-YEAR SKIP-OFF - 100 people skipping with 100 ropes, 100 skips at the same time! (Memorial Blvd at 3:30 p.m.)
For more details, visit WAG's Centennial Birthday Party.

Nuit Blanche

Once the birthday party is over, it's time for Nuit Blanche, an all-night contemporary art event! No sleep, only ART. From 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. you can enjoy:
  • The public opening of Winnipeg Now with an artist panel that includes Guy Maddin, Sarah Anne Johnson, Michael Dudeck, and Paul Butler.
  • Live music and patio on the building ramp.
  • Luminosity the Fashion Show on the rooftop at midnight.
  • Performances, film screenings, projections and much, much more.
Last year, over 4,500 people showed up so you know it’s the place to be! For more details, visit WAG 100 or Nuit Blanche.