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CBC Manitoba: Banned art project depicting Winnipeg as a queer paradise revived 23 years later

January 15, 2021 — 
Posters heralding Winnipeg as "One Gay City" have been plastered on three bus shelters in the downtown, as part of a new art project from the University of Manitoba School of Art Gallery

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Jon Sasaki, A Rest, 2018, video, 10:21. Adapted from a choreographed solo performed by James Phillips commissioned by Toronto Dance Theatre, 2016 and produced for video with the assistance of the Art Museum, University of Toronto. Cinematography: Lee Henderson. Image: courtesy of the artist.

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School of Art Gallery presents Jon Sasaki: A Rest

January 14, 2021 — 
Curated by Blair Fornwald, Director/Curator — January 21 to March 13, 2021

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Katie Lyle (background) and Ella Dawn McGeough (foreground), Greener than Grass exhibition view, Susan Hobbs Gallery, 2020, curated by Lillian O’Brien Davis. Photo: Laura Findlay, courtesy of Susan Hobbs Gallery

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School of Art Gallery presents Dancing with Tantalus

January 13, 2021 — 
Featuring Gabrielle L'Hirondelle Hill, Katie Lyle, and Ella Dawn McGeough. Curated by Lillian O’Brien Davis — January 21 to March 13, 2021

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MFA Thesis Exhibition 2020: Sahar Abarasteh and Michelle Gagné-Orr

November 26, 2020 — 
The School of Art and School of Art Gallery are pleased to present thesis exhibitions and oral examinations by two Master of Fine Art students: Sahar Abarasteh and Michelle Gagné-Orr.

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Sigrid Dahle

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School of Art mourns passing of SOA alumna, colleague, and friend Sigrid Dahle

November 9, 2020 — 
One of the most innovative curators, art writers and critics of her generation. School of Art pays tribute to the late Sigrid Dahle.

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School of Art Gallery presents: One Queer City

November 5, 2020 — 
School of Art Gallery presents One Queer City, a multi-site exhibition that revisits and builds upon the premises of One Gay City, a not-fully-realized public art installation by collaborative duo Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan, who created three prints for transit shelters in 1997.

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Dr. Oliver A. I. Botar, curator, delivers tour of the exhibition Bauhaus (Canada) 101, School of Art Gallery

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Take a curatorial tour of “Bauhaus (Canada) 101” with Dr. Oliver Botar

October 5, 2020 — 
Bauhaus (Canada) 101 was presented at the School of Art Gallery at the University of Manitoba from February 13 - March 27, 2020

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Blair Fornwald, director/curator of the School of Art Gallery. Photo credit: Zoe Schneider

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Meet the Director/Curator of the School of Art Gallery

September 4, 2020 — 
Blair Fornwald is the new director/curator of the School of Art Gallery, joining the University of Manitoba just prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. She shares with us some of her thoughts about her vision for the Gallery and what she looks forward to in her new position.

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Violinist playing.

Winter Community Events

January 28, 2020 — 
Discover events at the University of Manitoba this winter.

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The doors leading into the exhibit

Superscreen, the making of a counterculture

November 4, 2019 — 
UM’s School of Art Gallery is hosting an exhibit of national importance

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