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Arts & Museums
Gallery 1C03 is located on The University of Winnipeg's campus, to the south of the city. This gallery opened its doors in 1986, displaying historical and contemporary artworks that aim at educating visitors on the subject. Works by local artists are the highlight of this place, but at times guests can also peruse displays by international talents. The University of Winnipeg is home to an extensive range of artworks by noted residents of Winnipeg. This collection boasts of more than 1000 pieces of art which is managed by Gallery 1C03.
If you are the art types then it would be a wise decision to head to Aceartinc. Exhibitions here include a variety of artwork like photography, installations and more being showcased. Some artists have their premier show at this famed gallery. The dissemination of social awareness also finds a great platform through Aceartinc. Tickets or seats for events here are hard to come by, so book in advance to avoid disappointment. Kindly check the website for event details and rental information.
This art space, in operation since 1973, has dedicated itself the expressions of progressive art, including the work of gay and lesbian artists. Although there are some excellent exhibits of fine art, popular art exhibits are not left out. The gallery caters largely to up-and-comers in various artistic disciplines and the purpose of this group is to further cultural expression. Entrance is CAD5, and the building is located in the historic Exchange District, so take in some history with the art.
Nestled in the heart of Winnipeg, Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame & Museum commemorates the achievements of Manitoba's sport personalities. The museum was originally founded in 1980 with an aim to conserve the local sport culture, it kept on moving to accommodate its expanding collection, until it found this home on Pacific Avenue in the city's museum district in 2012. Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame & Museum features 279 square meters (3000 square feet) of space celebrating players, teams and builders in various sports.
Located in the heart of Winnipeg, Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame and Museum glorifies the heros of Manitoba's ice hockey world. The museum began in 1985, with plaques bearing names of the early members erected. The group of those honored was large, and included the coaches, players, teams and builders. The museum features a special dedication to winners of gold medals in the Olympic games.
The Winnipeg Art Gallery is a great place to spend a whole day and watch it slip by so beautifully, amidst contemporary and fine art, as well as photographic and cultural delights. The special Inuit art collections ranging over 60 years are an impressive display. This place not only believes in preserving its local culture, but promotes and initiates art and photography, with its classes and special guided tours for children and adults alike. If that is not enough, the impressive architecture of the building can charm your way into planning your wedding with its cathedral architecture in the Eckhardt Hall or a perfect summer wedding in its rooftop sculpture garden. This venue is a regular for corporate events as well.
Located in central Winnipeg, Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library conserves local handiwork. The establishment of this museum can be traced back to the formation of the Crafts Guild of Manitoba that was formed in 1928. In the 1930s, the guild founded an exhibition space for handicrafts as well as a library offering knowledge on the field. When the guild shut down in 1997, Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library took over the management of these collections. Visitors can peruse beautiful works like crochet, knitting, quilting, lace, ceramic, glass, wood and more.
Visitors can get a detailed look at the lives of the Plains Indians and the early prairie settlers at this museum located in the heart of downtown Winnipeg. It has nine galleries including a planetarium, a science gallery, and a five-story sailing ship, the Nonsuch. The Manitoba Museum was recently awarded the Michelin Guide's highest rating, 'Worth the Trip.'
Nestled in the heart of Winnipeg, this modest building preserves the history of the Ukrainian community in Canada. Also called as the Oseredok, by the Canadian Ukrainians, the Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre is home to an art gallery, museum and an extensive library. At the library periodicals and books for all ages are available. The art gallery features beautiful art works by international and Canadian Ukrainian artists. At the museum visitors can peruse artifacts and memorabilia.
The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada, which was formed in 1910, is a Scottish regiment in Manitoba. Located in the Minto Armoury, The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada Museum, commemorates the achievements of this military group. They bravely fought in the World War I and in the Dieppe Raid carried out during World War II. The collection at the museum includes various artifacts and photographs.
Izzy Asper, a local leader, pioneered the establishment of this museum, where visitors could learn more about the issue of human rights. Construction of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights began in 2008, making it the first national museum to be situated outside Ottawa and its surrounding regions, known as the National Capital Region of Canada. As the name suggests, this museum focuses on a theme, human rights, that every citizen should be aware of.
Nestled in Winnipeg's North End neighborhood, this is the second museum in the world to commemorate the life of Ivan Franko, and the first of its kind outside Ukraine. A poet, artist, and a revolutionary, works of Franko have been displayed at the Ivan Franko Museum. Some of the exhibits are originals that have been sourced from Ukraine. The museum does not permit walk-in guests, so it is advisable to schedule an appointment before visiting.