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GALLERY ONE ONE ONE and SCHOOL OF ART GALLERY

GALLERY ONE ONE ONE is now known as the SCHOOL OF ART GALLERY. Click here to visit the SCHOOL OF ART GALLERY website. The new School of Art Gallery is located on the main floor of the ARTlab Building, 180 Dafoe Road on the Fort Garry campus of the University of Manitoba.

GALLERY ONE ONE ONE becomes the SCHOOL OF ART GALLERY

From 1965 to 2011 Gallery One One One was the formal exhibition centre of the School of Art. Then, in 2012, when the School moved to its new home in ARTlab, the gallery relocated to new purpose-built space constructed ARTlab, and began operating under the name “School of Art Gallery.

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Gallery One One One archives, 1998 - 2011, follow links (TBA)

Gallery One One One history prior to 1998, please click here (TBA)

BRIEF HISTORY: Gallery One One One was established in 1965 to serve the School of Art and the public. It is a museum standard, temperature and humidity controlled facility. Gallery One One One has charitable tax status.

Gallery One One One shows (click Exhibitions bar at left) and collects (click Collections bar at left) contemporary and historical art, maintaining and evolving collections in the School of Art's Permanent Collection and the FitzGerald Study Centre collection.

GALLERY ONE ONE ONE PUBLICATIONS STRATEGY:

Cliff Eyland was the principal contributor to this Gallery One One One website, and, except where otherwise noted, was the writer and developer of the content of the Gallery One One One publications from 1998 to 2010/11.

In the year 2000, with generous support from the Canada Council for the Arts and the Manitoba Arts Council, Gallery One One One examined the aesthetic, technological and ethical issues having to do with copyright, reproduction quality, and distribution of electronic publications in relation to small public gallery programming and collecting. It was reasoned that as long as the large, glossy, off-set printed and bound publication remains the sine qua non of public gallery publishing, the intellectual discourse about contemporary art will suffer, because high publication expenses can force distribution limits and intellectual compromise on a publication's content. Environmental considerations were also a factor in our decision to go electronic. The gallery began to make CD exhibition catalogues in the year 2000, becoming perhaps the first public gallery to commit itself so fully to its website and electronic documentation. Gallery One One One's website was the centre of its publications strategy, but the Gallery also continued to distribute exhibition brochures, print-outs from electronic files, and other kinds of publications as need and funding arose.