The Building

A Legacy for Our Community

The iconic WAG Inuit Art Centre, inspired by the beautiful northern landscape, will transform Memorial Boulevard, revitalize Winnipeg’s downtown, and leave a legacy for the next generations.

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Inuit Art Centre exterior rendering. Michael Maltzan Architecture Inc.

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Cumberland Sound, Nunavut. Photo: Hazel Borys

A WORLD-CLASS DESIGN

40,000-square-foot cultural landmark

This world-class cultural landmark is designed by Michael Maltzan Architecture, one of North America’s leading firms, renowned for creating thriving spaces with virtual connections that shape how we experience the world. Maltzan was selected through an international architectural competition, which had 63 submissions from 13 countries, and is working with Manitoba’s Cibinel Architecture Ltd.

The WAG Inuit Art Centre will be connected to the main building by bridges on all levels.

Inuit Art Centre lobby rendering. Michael Maltzan Architecture Inc.
Pangnirtung, Nunavut. Photo: Darlene Coward Wight
Cape Dorset, Nunavut. Photo: Darlene Coward Wight
Inuit Art Centre exterior rendering. Michael Maltzan Architecture Inc.