Gallery Ball 2017


You’re invited to the black-tie event of the season! Join us as the Winnipeg Art Gallery celebrates bold design with a fashion forward gala inspired by haute couture. Diverse colours, flowers, and textures will bring the galleries to life. No dress is too bold, no tuxedo too dapper. An evening of glamour awaits. All proceeds support Youth Outreach and Education programs at the WAG.

Four Course Meal • Live and Silent Auctions • Host Bar • Live Music • Exclusive Gallery Access • Complimentary Valet Parking

Tickets $300 • Corporate table of eight $3,500

Reserve tickets now at or contact Doren Roberts at 204.789.1765 /

Winnipeg Art Gallery
300 Memorial Boulevard

Above: Bruce Head. Sleeping Giant, 2003. Collection of the Winnipeg Art Gallery, 2007-64. Photo: Ernest Mayer; Fritz Brandtner. Reflection, 1930. Collection of the Winnipeg Art Gallery, G-87-99. Photo: Leif Norman; Ella Monteith-Lathlin. Age 7. 2017 WAG Studio student; Ruth Qaulluaryuk (Baker Lake). Four Seasons of the Tundra: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer (detail), 1991–1992. Collection of the Winnipeg Art Gallery, G-93-26 a-d. Photo: Ernest Mayer.


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At the Gallery Ball, guests enjoy the unforgettable experience of dining in the permanent collection galleries. Also on view during Gallery Ball 2017 is INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE, the WAG’s largest exhibition of contemporary Indigenous art to date, including newly commissioned work by artists from across Canada. For more information, click here.

Bruno Canadien. Hustle & Bustle/Downriver House (detail), 2016.

1 ticket = 43 kids to the WAG


We sincerely thank all of our sponsors and supporters. To find out about 2017 sponsorship opportunities or to donate, contact Bill Elliott at


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