The Building

A Legacy for Our Community

The iconic WAG Inuit Art Centre building, evokes the beautiful northern landscape and will be a legacy to inspire and engage generations to come.

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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

Four levels and bridges connected to the WAG

This world-class cultural landmark is designed by Michael Maltzan Architecture, one of North America’s leading firms, renowned for creating thriving spaces that shape how we experience the world. Michael Maltzan was selected through an international architectural competition, which had 65 submissions from 13 countries. Maltzan is working with the associate architect, Manitoba’s Cibinel Architecture Ltd.

 

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.