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Entries from January 2013

#3 January 2013, The WAG that never was

January 29th, 2013 · Comments

Many designs were submitted for the 1968 contest to find a new building for the Winnipeg Art Gallery to live in. We describe some of the best architectural proposals that never made it. Plus, some interesting Winnipeg Trivia! Did you know the Budweiser Clydesdales were from Shea's Brewery here in Winnipeg? If you know more interesting firsts, besides the Winnipeg Art Gallery being the first Civic Art Gallery in Canada, then email us at

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Tags: History · architecture · Winnipeg · Gallery