The Undead Archive: 100 Years of Photographing Ghosts
September 21 – November 10, 2023
School of Art Gallery
Step into a world where the ethereal meets the tangible. The Undead Archive: 100 Years of Photographing Ghosts exhibition, curated by Dr. Serena Keshavjee, brings together historical photographs, contemporary artworks, and scientific documents to explore the intersection where history intertwines with the supernatural, and where art and science converge.
Co-presented by The University of Winnipeg’s Gallery 1C03, University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections, and the School of Art Gallery, University of Manitoba
School of Art facilities
The School of Art offers wide-ranging facilities to support students’ creative output, many of which are accessible 24/7
- Large-format digital print shop
- Large new darkroom and wet lab spaces
- Extensive sculpture fabrication facilities
- Comprehensive ceramics area with newly built wood-fired kiln
- MAC lab and private editing suites
- Sound stage
- Print media studio equipped for a broad range of print and papermaking processes
The new hub of the School of Art, this award-winning structure houses studios for drawing, painting, studio photography, video and print media, the MAC lab, smart classrooms for art history and studio lectures, the School of Art Gallery, the School’s administrative offices.
The Art Barn provides vast spaces for painting and ceramic classes, as well as private studios for advanced students.
Taché Hall and Media Crib
Creators and Scholars in Visual Art, Music, and Theatre share space in this dynamic building.
Sculpture and Ceramics building
This purpose-built facility houses three-dimensional media, ceramics, and sculpture courses.
The physical and philosophical gateway to the ARTlab, the SoA Gallery serves academic and broader communities through its exhibition and outreach programming, publishing and collecting activities.
Our faculty and staff
Learn from the best – Our acclaimed faculty and staff of practicing artists and scholars activate classroom learning and studio experience with their research, lectures, critiques, workshops, support, and community partnerships.
The School of Art celebrated its centenary in 2013. This long standing commitment to advancing art education and supporting artists and scholars is demonstrated by the creativity and innovation of our graduates, many of whom have made their mark on the national and international scene.
Past students of the School of Art include:
Exhibitions and events
The School of Art actively hosts exhibits and presentations by professional artists and students in several spaces on campus. These exhibition spaces offer possibilities for teaching initiatives, research, and professional opportunities for our students. Many events are organized in collaboration with other institutions nationwide and with the Winnipeg art community.
News and stories
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The Undead Archive: 100 Years of Photographing Ghosts – An Exhibition Curated by Dr. Serena Keshavjee
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School of Art
School of Art
313 ARTlab Building
180 Dafoe Road
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
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(Closed Statutory Holidays)