is a curated destination experience within a walkable area of our city, creating a community of authentic, local retail + design culture.
MEMBER OF THE MONTH
This month's feature member is The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG).
The WAG is a Design Quarter Winnipeg member because We are a creative and accessible place for learning, discovery, and inspiration through art. Check out the gallery shop for handmade work by Manitoban and Canadian artists, and stop for lunch at TABLE restaurant, overlooking the rooftop sculpture garden.
300 Memorial Blvd.
Tuesday - Thursday, Saturday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm, Friday: 11am - 9pm
204 786 6641 | www.wag.ca
facebook: /wag.ca | instagram: @wag_ca | twitter: @wag_ca | YouTube: Winnipeg Art Gallery 1
NEWS IN THE QUARTER:
July 5th will feature pop-ups by The Community Gym and Natural Cycleworks! Live spin classes, bike-tune ups, PLUS take one of Natural Cycleworks spiffy, new, custom-made rides out for a spin to test out the new Exchange District bike lanes!
There are a lot of great changes and new developments happening in our Downtown communities right now… and we want to make sure locals + visitors are familiar with navigating it all. Throughout the Summer on First Fridays in the Exchange, our POP UP BOX shipping container in Bijou Park (East side of Old Market Square) will become the public's go-to spot to learn about just that!
Connect with the Quarter provides valuable information to the public about what we do + how to get around. DQW merchandise + maps, bike path information, parking maps, tour information and much more can be picked up at our POP UP BOX on First Fridays in Summer (excluding August). PLUS, find links with additional, helpful tips on how to get around The Quarter below. Thanks to Exchange District BIZ + Downtown Winnipeg BIZ for select maps and info!
> design quarter hosts newest tourism winnipeg video
Thank you to Tourism Winnipeg for inviting our very own Executive Director, Zephyra Vun, to be the host of their latest leisure video, putting Winnipeg design culture front and centre! The video features a number of Design Quarter Winnipeg members - can you spot them all?
> Modern in denver feature article
“Isolation Breeds Innovation”. “With numerous design competitions, an annual design festival, a renowned University Architecture program, and a proud and energetic population, this city in the South of Manitoba proves that when the going gets cold, the cold get creative.”
> WELCOME OUR NEWEST MEMBERS!
“Travel By Design: Isolation Breeds Innovation” - MODERN IN DENVER, USA | 25.02.19
“Winnipeg Is The Kookiest Canadian City You’ve Never Heard Of” - AWOL, AUSTRALIA | 14.12.18
“Design Quarter Winnipeg: Bringing Light to Winnipeg’s Design Culture” - THE KINSHIP BLOG, CANADA | 20.09.18
"We didn't expect this in Winnipeg?! What to DO in Winnipeg, Manitoba" - HEY NADINE!, CANADA | 22.08.18
"Design Quarter Winnipeg" - BADGE OF AWESOME, CANADA | 03.04.18
"Design Quarter Winnipeg Hosts Pop-Up" - CTV NEWS | 24.03.18
"7 Reasons to Visit Winnipeg, Manitoba in 2018" - Dave Zuchowski, JOHNNYJET, USA | 15.03.18
"10 Essential Winnipeg Experiences" - PRAIRIE STYLE FILE, USA | 13.03.18
"Qué hacer y visitar en Winnipeg" - TIPS DE VIAJEO, MEXICO | 06.02.18
"On the Right Track in Wonderful Winnipeg" - AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS | 01.02.18
"What you can see and do in Winnipeg" - Jennifer Ennion, 2UE RADIO, AUSTRALIA | 12.01.18
"Winnipeg: Im Herzen Kanadas" - Marie Tysiak, REISEN EXCLUSIV, GERMANY | 10.01.18
"5 Ways to Explore Design Quarter" - Nisha Tuli, MANITOBA HOT | 14.12.17
Design Quarter Winnipeg Video by Christina Pfeiffer, TRAVEL2NEXT | 12.10.17
"Winnipeg Exchange District - Cool City Culture in Canada" - Christina Pfeiffer, TRAVEL2NEXT, AUSTRALIA | 12.10.17
"This Prairie City Deserves Your Travel Dollars. Here's Why." - HUFFINGTON POST, USA | 20.08.2017
"Design Quarter Winnipeg aims to promote Downtown, Exchange and The Forks" - CTV NEWS | 12.05.2017
"Designs on local shoppers: New organization launches to promote Winnipeg's design community" - CBC ARTICLE | 12.05.2017
"Mapping out Winnipeg: New group highlights 'great design' of city's core" - METRO ARTICLE | 11.05.2017
"Boosting Winterpeg's Destination Status" - BRENT BELLAMY, WINNIPEG FREE PRESS ARTICLE | 05.16.2017