Winnipeg Art Gallery

Winnipeg Art Gallery


Located in the heart of Winnipeg, the Winnipeg Art Gallery has a variety of facilities available for rental. Click here for the facility rentals brochure.

Muriel Richardson Auditorium:

  • 319 uniquely designed contour seats
  • large backstage area with street-level loading doors, dressing and large green room
  • a ten-foot Bösendorfer grand piano
  • high-speed internet access
  • equipped for a full range of audio/visual presentations, including: PA system with flown speakers and digital mixing board, sprung hardwood stage floor, full theatrical lighting system, 400-square foot projection screen computer 
  • Ideally suited for keynote speakers, film screenings, lectures, 
  • panel discussions, concerts or theatrical performances.
  • Capacity: 319 theatre seating; 5 wheelchair spaces

Ferdinand Eckhardt Hall
With its 21-foot ceilings, Ferdinand Eckhardt Hall is and impressive 3,000 square foot Tyndall stone foyer that serves as a grand entry way to the Gallery:

  • it is situated on the main floor, adjacent to the Muriel
  • Richardson Auditorium
  • the Hall typically features large format art works on its
  • walls 
  • the grand staircase leads to the Mezzanine Gallery level
  • and an expansive balcony overlooking Eckhardt Hall
  • features a nine-foot Baldwin grand piano
  • Ideally suited for a sit-down dinner, for intermission space 
  • following Auditorium events, or stand-up cocktail party.
  • Capacity: 300 standing, 200 sit-down dinner

​Rooftop Sculpture Garden
This one-of-a-kind rooftop garden recently underwent a 
complete facelift, taking it back to its original Modernist 
design as a gallery space:

  • located adjacent to Storm Restaurant on the Penthouse
  • level
  • situated on the point of the building facing north, it offers
  • a unique vantage point of the city skyline
  • features a reflecting pool and sculptures from the WAG’s
  • collection
  • rental of this space includes the Penthouse Lobby
  • available only during summer months
  • Ideally suited for stand-up receptions, weddings, ceremonies, 
  • showcases, product launches, concerts, and cocktail 
  • receptions.
  • Capacity: 200 theatre style seated; 275 stand-up reception

Penthouse Lobby 
With floor to ceiling windows, this open area is perfect for 
mingling while admiring the expansive rooftop sculpture 

  • located just outside the elevators on the Penthouse level
  • adjacent to Storm Restaurant
  • free with Rooftop Sculpture Garden rental
  • Ideally suited for stand-up receptions or separate bar or 
  • staging area when also renting Storm Hall.
  • Capacity: 100 people (stand-up events only)

Skylight Gallery
A spectacular setting for an intimate gathering:

  • Located at the top of the master staircase on the gallery level 
  • Enjoy an exclusive and intimate dining experience
  • Perfect for cocktail receptions
  •  Capacity: 40 sit-down dinner; 75 stand-up reception

Board Room

  • located on the Mezzanine floor adjacent to gallery space
  • features a 7 meter board room table, chairs, and lighting
  • fixture original to the building 
  • built-in motorized projection screen
  • high-speed internet access
  • Ideally suited for planning meetings, break-out groups and 
  • cocktail reception. 
  • Capacity: 20 at board room table; 40 in lecture format; 50 for
  • stand-up reception


Lecture Room
•     located on the main floor between the Muriel Richardson
Auditorium and Ferdinand Eckhardt Hall 
•     high-speed internet access (must be installed)
Ideally suited for informal lectures, classes, and break-out 
Capacity: 60 in classroom-style



Doren Roberts
300 Memorial Boulevard Winnipeg MB Canada R3C1V1
1 204 789 1765

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