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St John’s College Announces Its Fifth Annual Student Art Competition!

March 2, 2017 — 
St John’s College is pleased to announce a call for submissions for the Fifth Annual Student Art Competition!

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Faculty of Law

A year after TRC calls to action, new artwork reaffirms Robson Hall’s commitment to truth and reconciliation

June 10, 2016 — 
A new triptych by Dakota/Ojibwa artist Linus Woods will remind members of the Robson Hall community where they stand.

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The Man Up Against Suicide Exhibit runs from April 18 - 21, 2016. // Submitted image

Photo exhibit aims to help counter stigma around mental illness

April 12, 2016 — 
A photo exhibit set to run at the Gallery of Student Art at University Centre looks to raise awareness about male suicide and countering the stigma that often surrounds mental illness

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Archival slide showing the original Don Wallace Expo '67 sculpture.

A gin company, a snowplow and a librarian: the brief tale of a sculpture’s resurrection

April 8, 2016 — 
Correcting the damage of a 1988 snowplow accident

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Wanda Koop

Alumna Wanda Koop gets Governor General’s Award

March 11, 2016 — 
Koop, a graduate of the University of Manitoba School of Art, has received several awards for her work

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Tanya Tagaq

PUBLIC LECTURE: Arctic Origins: Perspective Through Art

January 15, 2016 — 
Tanya Tagaq, Inuit songwriter and 2014 Polaris Prize winner, will deliver a free public lecture at St. John's College on Jan. 25

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Building Blocks

September 15, 2015 — 
Former Winnipeg airport art continues to captivate and inspire at its new campus home.


Allison Moore used a variety of media, including digital photography, for her thesis.

Faculty of Education

Education student’s ‘ARTography’-based thesis pays off

August 14, 2015 — 
Master's thesis explored the conflicted relationship between the artist and teacher

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Protecting art on campus, taking the long view

July 28, 2015 — 
'This committee has to ensure the university makes good cultural investments by collecting wisely, and we have to protect these investments.'

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Faculty of Science

Bioart exhibit opens to public – work inspired by University of Manitoba’s herbarium plant collection

February 20, 2015 — 
Collaboration between local artists and University of Manitoba WIN Herbarium has resulted in the creation of unique art. “Dry Media” Herbarium Group Art exhibit opens Friday February 20 and runs until March 4, at the Edge Gallery, 611 Main Street.

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