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Joan Durrant

Best of the best recognized with Rh Awards

April 27, 2021 — 
2020 Rh Awards recognize excellence in research, scholarly activities and creative endeavours

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Métis artist and scholar Katherine Boyer


Métis artist and assistant professor uses her craft to give back what she has learned

March 3, 2021 — 
School of Art assistant professor continues learning as an artist to pass on knowledge as an educator

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Dancing with Tantalus exhibition, School of Art Gallery, 2021. Image courtesy of School of Art Gallery.⁣

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The School of Art Gallery re-opens by appointment

March 1, 2021 — 
The School of Art Gallery re-opens by appointment

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March 2021 UM Virtual Community Events

February 26, 2021 — 
Discover UM’s wide range of Virtual Community Events in March that are open to all.

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Assistant Professor Lori Blondeau

Wpg Free Press: Honouring her history

February 24, 2021 — 
Assistant professor in the School of Art recognized by the Governor General of Canada and the Canada Council of the Arts for contributions


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SWANA Film Festival, presented by School of Art Gallery, showcases Southwest Asian and North African creativity on screen, February 5 to 18, 2021

January 26, 2021 — 
A free two-week online film festival featuring short films, poetry, and workshops. SWANA Film Festival showcases Southwest Asian and North African creativity on screen to speak to themes of diaspora, dis/connection, agency, and change.⁣ ⁣

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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


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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