Winnipeg Art Gallery shows off Lego Roman replicas

The Winnipeg Art Gallery is showing off some Lego-Roman antiquities.

'Brickstorming' workshop and Lego-inspired movies offered Sunday afternoon for kids

A close up of the Lego chariot race on display at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. (Courtesy Winnipeg Art Gallery)

The Winnipeg Art Gallery is showing off some Lego-Roman antiquities.

Lego Romans gather for the chariot race, part of a display that also includes replicas of an ancient Greek theatre, a Roman villa, and the Parthenon, all built by the Manitoba Lego users group. (Courtesy Winnipeg Art Gallery)
As part of its current exhibit, Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin, the WAG is showing off replicas of an ancient Greek theatre, a chariot race, a Roman villa, and the Parthenon — all built by the Manitoba Lego Users Group.

On Sunday, June 21, from 1:30 p.m. until 4 p.m., the WAG is hosting a special kids' launch to celebrate the unveiling of the Lego pieces. The even will include hands-on activities for families and youth and it's free for kids under age 12.

Practice your building skills in a "brickstorming" workshop, enjoy Lego-inspired movies in the Muriel Richardson Auditorium, and meet members of the Manitoba Lego Users Group and view displays of their past and present work.


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