window: topographies of a homeplace
The window gallery is located on the side of the Artspace building (425-100 Arthur St.) facing Bannatyne Ave. It will feature artist rudi aker’s topographies of a homeplace, curated by Marie-Anne Redhead. The exhibit will be available for viewing until Oct. 14.
Winnipeg Beer Festival
Rain or shine, the fourth annual Winnipeg Beer Festival will be hosted at Fort Gibraltar (866 St. Joseph St.) on Sept. 11. Visitors can enjoy unlimited beer samples from local brewers, a host of food trucks and a live DJ set. Tickets are available in three different time slots, with pricing ranging from $17.35 to $49.95. Visit wpgbeerfestival.com for more details.
Intro to Nature Drawing Workshop with Dr. Heather Hinam
Learn how to observe and capture nature in art with naturalist and illustrator Dr. Heather Hinam. The nature-drawing workshop will be hosted by CPAWS at Assiniboine Park on Sept. 16 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. For more information and to register, visit cpaws.mb.org.
Queer We Go Again art exhibiton at The Edge Gallery
The Edge Gallery and Urban Art Centre will display artwork from local 2SLGBTQIA+ artists in the Queer We Go Again exhibition. The opening reception is on Sept. 3 from 7 to 9 p.m., and the show will run until Sept.14. Entry is free, however, capacity is limited to 50 per cent or 50 people.
Healing Power exhibition at cre8ery
From Sept. 2 to 14, cre8ry will showcase artist Anja Studer’s Healing Power exhibition. Drawing inspiration from immersion in nature, Studer’s work is a “response to the worldwide pandemic and the increased human divide. The gallery is located on the second floor of 125 Adelaide St. and is open Tuesday to Friday from 12 to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 12 to 5 p.m. Entry is free, and donations are welcomed.
MAWA annual Over the Top Art Auction
To support the organization’s programming and educational activities, Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA) is hosting its 17th annual Over the Top Art Auction. Over 180 original pieces from budding and established artists will be auctioned off. The auction will be divided into three separate time frames: Sept. 3 to 26, Oct. 1 to 31 and Nov. 5 to 28. Bidders can visit charityauction.bid/mawa or stop by in person at 611 Main St.
Published in Volume 76, Number 1 of The Uniter (September 9, 2021)