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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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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

Winners in the 15th annual Undergraduate Research Poster Competition with (far right) Dr. Digvir Jayas (VP Research and International) and (far left) Dr. Jay Doering (Associate VP Partnerships)

Poster competition celebrates student research

October 29, 2019 — 
Nearly 100 judges queried the more than 140 budding researchers about their projects

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