Art Gallery of Alberta

Community Exhibition: 5 Waves of Inspiration

Exhibition | May 3-28, 2017
Opening Reception | May 6, 6:30pm | Free – Tickets can be reserved by calling 780-488-8558
Ledcor Theatre Lobby, Community Gallery, Lower Level

Alberta Council for the Ukrainian Arts, in partnership with Art Gallery of Alberta, is presenting an exhibition celebrating 5 waves of Ukrainian immigration to Canada and the inspiration and influence that Ukrainian artists have had on the arts community in Alberta. The richness of Ukrainian-Canadian visual art is being represented by pieces from the collections of the Ukrainian Canadian Archives and Museum of Alberta, Ukrainian Museum of Canada – Alberta Branch, Bohdan Medwidsky Ukrainian Folklore Archives, Basilian Fathers Museum, Ukrainian Catholic Women’s League of Canada Museum, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Shevchenko Foundation, and Ukrainian Shumka Dancers.

Featured Artists: Julian Bucmaniuk, Tammy Chmilar, Ann Cymbalisty, Wadym Dobrolige, Ihor Dmytruk, William Duma, Hryhorii Grekul, Theodora Harasymiw, Erin Haugen, Parasia Iwanec, Iryna Karpenko, Lawrence Kenakin, Halyna Koszarycz, Dominika Koziak, Chester Kuc, William Kurelek, Isabel Levesque, Peter Lipinski, Thelma Manarey, Stephan Melnychenko, Sophia Morrison, Oksana Movchan, Nick Ochotta, Larissa Pohoreski, Maria Prokopiw, Larisa Sembaliuk Cheladyn, Valeriy Semenko, and Peter Shostak

*On view during regular Gallery hours only. This space is also a rental space, please contact Member and Guest Services ahead of time to find out when the space is available for viewing: 780.392.2500 or

5 Waves of Inspiration Exhibition Programming:

May 28 Film Festival


Brown Bag Lunch Series

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May 16, 12:00-1:00pm
Iconography by Dr Jelena Pogosjan

May 17, 12:00-1:00pm
A Brief History of Mosaic Art by Theodora Harasymiw

May 24, 12:00-1:00pm
A Short History of Ukrainian Art in Canada by Jars Balan

May 27, 12:00-1:00pm
Learning to Look with Art Gallery of Alberta Staff

Workshop Series

Art supplies included in the fees
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May 20, 1:00-4:00pm
Photographing Our Past
ACUA Members $25 | Non-members $30

May 27, 1:00-4:00pm
ACUA Members $55 | Non-members $60

Curators Tour

Join curator, Larisa Sembaliuk Cheladyn, for a small group tour of Five Waves of Inspiration Exhibit.  You must RSVP to attend.
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Lower Level – Ledcor Foyer – Art Gallery of Alberta 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square

Sunday, May 7 
1:00 pm and 3:00 pm

Sunday, May 14 
1:00 pm

Wednesday, May 10
6:00 pm

Thursday, May 25 
1:00 pm

Sunday, May 28 
1:00 pm