Spend an afternoon or evening enjoying some of Manitoba’s diverse arts offerings. Here's our list of great exhibits you don’t want to miss this month.

100 Masters: Only in Canada

May 10 to Aug 18, 2013 Winnipeg Art Gallery Works by some of the world’s greatest artists will be gathered under one roof for the Winnipeg Art Gallery's 100 Masters: Only in Canada! This blockbuster exhibition of "One hundred masterpieces to commemorate the WAG’s one hundred years" includes paintings by Rembrandt, Gainsborough, Van Gogh, Monet, Picasso, and Warhol from thirty museums across Canada and the U.S. 100 Masters - Only in Canada at the WAG


Mar 28 to May 25, 2013 Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba Sa?ksa?nica is the Dakota word for dress. The Plains Women Traditional Cloth and Hide Dresses, in their intricacy, grace and beauty, have captivated Lita Fontaine ever since she was a little girl. Going to powwows with her family, she dreamt of eventually owning such a dress. In this new body of work, Fontaine honors these forms that carry cultural symbols from her Dakota and Anishinaabe heritage. Sa?ksa?nica by Lita Fontaine at The Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba

(Da bao)(Takeout)

Apr 6 to Jun 2, 2013 Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art (Da bao)(Takeout) is an exhibition attempting to locate a cross-cultural and social dynamic between China and the West, speci?cally Canada. It focuses on artists who investigate, adapt and instill ideas from abroad into their practices, while appreciating the palpable slippages that occur in the transference of ideas from one ethnicity to another. (Da bao)(Takeout) at Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art

Poetry in Motion

May 23 to Jun 4, 2013 Cre8ery In Poetry in Motion, Caroline Westendorf combines her two passions and presents them to you while paying homage and bringing awareness to the world of dance. "Dancing is an interpretation of dreams, of passion, of will. Next time you see a performance whether it be on stage, on the street or at a social, may you appreciate and value every detail from the feathers to the sweat!" Poetry in Motion by Caroline Westendorf at Cre8ery

Unikkaatuat/Inuit Stories

May 4 to Aug 18, 2013 Winnipeg Art Gallery Unikkaatuat/Inuit Stories features prints, drawings, and sculptures from the WAG’s collection of Inuit art. Artists from different generations across the Arctic have transformed traditional oral storytelling to visual artworks through a variety of artistic media.  They reveal their own interpretations of the natural and spirit worlds, creation myths, stories of heroes and their epic journeys, fabulous beings, animal fables, as well as accounts of true events and life experiences. Unikkaatuat/Inuit Stories at the WAG

Prairie Vistas

Mar 24 to Aug 4, 2013 Pavilion Gallery Museum Prairie Vistas covers the expanse of watercolour paintings, woodblock prints, etchings and engravings Walter J. Phillips completed for those special places he visited upon arrival in Manitoba up until he left in 1945 for the West. Prairie Vistas at John P. Crabb Gallery in Assiniboine Park