Pavilion Art Galleries

One of Winnipeg's most recognizable and beloved landmarks, The Pavilion has served as the heart of Assiniboine Park for over 100 years.

The original building was constructed in 1908, one year before the Park officially opened, and replaced with the current structure in 1930 following a fire.

Today, the beautifully restored Pavilion is home to the largest collections of works by renowned Manitoba artists Ivan Eyre, Walter J. Phillips, and Clarence Tillenius. Through WAG@ThePark, a partnership with the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG), Park visitors enjoy free entry to expertly curated exhibitions, drawn largely from the Conservancy's collection, as well as from the WAG's vast holdings.

 

Gallery - Ivan Eyre Gallery (3rd Floor)

Ivan Eyre Gallery (3rd Floor)

Looking Through: The Silhouettes and Cutaways of Ivan Eyre
August 17, 2020 – February 21, 2021

This exhibition presents a selection of Ivan Eyre’s series of 'silhouettes', and 'cutaways' It also studies his fascination with using everyday structures, such as the windowsill or a common packing box as a framing device.

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Gallery - John P Crabb Gallery (2nd Floor)

John P Crabb Gallery (2nd Floor)

Supported by Bryce and Nicki Douglas

Terrains & Botanicals: Walter J. Phillips and Linda Fairfield Stechesen
September 1, 2020 - February 21, 2021

Pairing landscape paintings by Walter J. Phillips with the botanical illustrations of Linda Fairfield Stechesen, this exhibition represents the ecology of the Prairies from two very different, yet complimentary approaches, giving us a fuller picture of the natural world.

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Gallery - Community Gallery (2nd Floor)

Community Gallery (2nd Floor)

Supported by Arlene Wilson

Exploring Colour: New Paintings by John King
September 19, 2020 - November 22, 2020

Manitoba artist John King is an abstract painter known for using earth-toned colours and brushstrokes reminiscent of Asian calligraphy. In 2020 he felt inspired to explore beyond his familiar colour choices and acrylic painting technique. 

John King will be at the Community  Gallery to meet with visitors from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm every Saturday, from September 19 - November 21.

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Gallery - Pooh Gallery (2nd Floor)

Pooh Gallery (2nd Floor)

“The Best Bear in All the World”: The Many Sides of Winnie-the-Pooh

This exhibition brings together objects, archives, and works of art drawn from the collection of the Assiniboine Park Conservancy, Colebourn Family Archive, and the Archive of Modern Conflict to sift through the elements of fact, fiction, and fantasy that together comprise the multilayered identity of Winnie-the-Pooh.

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Contact gallerymanager@assiniboinepark.ca for general inquiries about art at Assiniboine Park.

Inquiries from artists regarding exhibitions in the Community Gallery can be directed to submissions@assiniboinepark.ca.

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