The Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2017

Celebrating the best and brightest in Canadian contemporary art and craft, this year’s Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts exhibition will showcase the work of eight outstanding laureates: Michèle Cournoyer, Mike Hoolboom, Shelagh Keeley, Gleen Lewis, Landon Mackenzie, Philip Monk, Shelley Niro, and Pamela Ritchie. Created in 1999 by the Governor General and the Canada Council for the Arts — which also administers the Awards — they are among Canada’s most coveted art awards for career achievement.

Organized in collaboration with the Canada Council for the Arts, the National Gallery of Canada and the Winnipeg Art Gallery.


Saturday, April 8, 2017 Monday, September 4, 2017


Winnipeg Art Gallery - Qaumajuq
300 Memorial Blvd.
Winnipeg, MB R3C 1V1

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