To celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial – otherwise known as its 150th birthday, Winnipeg is playing host to numerous official and unofficial Canada 150 events. From the signature 2017 Canada Summer Games to special arts and culture exhibits and more, there are plenty of ways to mark the occasion all year long in the city (click here for 150 ways).
We’ll update with more information about local Canada 150 activities as it becomes available, so please keep checking back.
Legacies of Confederation: A New Look at Manitoba History
June 28, 2017 to January 7, 2018Manitoba, at Canada’s 150th anniversary, looks vastly different than the fur trade outpost it was at the time of the four-province Confederation...
June 28, 2017 to October 1, 2017300 Memorial BoulevardIn celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, the Winnipeg Art Gallery and TakingITGlobal present Maplewish Mosaic. The...
Our Canada, My Story: A new exhibition for Canada 150
June 28, 2017 to November 30, 2017Uplifting stories of contemporary Canadians working to overcome human rights challenges are showcased in a new exhibition at the CMHR for...
June 28, 2017 to October 1, 2017The Winnipeg Art Gallery is celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary with ART EXPRESS’D/ART EXPRIMÉ, a coast-to-coast-to-coast adventure that will...
Points of View: A National Human Rights Photography Exhibition
July 1, 2017 to March 3, 2018Using crowd-sourced images from across our nation, this vibrant exhibition reflects themes in four categories – freedom of expression; inclusion...
2017 Canada Summer Games
July 28, 2017 to August 13, 2017Winnipeg, Manitoba will host the Canada Summer Games July 28 – August 13, 2017. Featuring 16 sports, over 250 events and a major cultural...
Stages: Drawing the Curtain
August 18, 2017 to September 4, 2017Stages: Drawing the Curtain is a constellation of site-specific artworks to be launched in August 2017. This large-scale public art project...
The Canada 150 Project
October 14, 2017These Ottawa siblings are called the “Cheng-Squared Duo.” They have created an innovative celebration of Canada’s 150th Anniversary of...