Art Gallery of Alberta

Share the Chair Contest

July 1 – August 16, 2014

Picture yourself in the Rockies!

See the Rockies of 1924 through the lens of artist Byron Harmon and the canvases of Group of Seven artists Lawren Harris and A.Y. Jackson, and then see them as they are today!

Enter to win a grand prize trip* for two to Jasper’s Dark Sky Festival—featuring Commander Chris Hadfield—this October, courtesy of the Sawridge Inn and Tourism Jasper, or a weekly prize of an AGA Admission Pass and Parks Canada Discovery Pass.

The Share the Chair Contest celebrates your AGA’s 90th Birthday and our 1924 Rockies exhibitions and marks the launch of Parks Canada’s “Red Chair” program in Jasper and Elk Island National Parks.

*Transportation not included; two nights of accommodation on October 24 and October 25 at the Sawridge Inn in Jasper.


How to Enter

Visit a Red Chair location at your AGA during regular Gallery hours ( or Parks Canada, snap a photo–either a scenic or a selfie –and submit via the online form at or post to Twitter using the hashtag #AGASharetheChair.

A list of Parks Canada Red Chair locations can be found at exhibitions designated in the Parks ( or or on the second level near the 1924 Rockies exhibitions at the AGA.

Must be 18+ to enter.

Contest runs July 1 – August 16, 2014. Entries must be made by 11:59 pm on August 16, 2014 in order to be eligible. If posting on Twitter, the correct hashtag, #AGASharetheChair must be included in order for the entry to be valid.

The grand prize will be drawn on August 17, 2014 during the AGA’s 90th birthday celebration. The winner will be contacted by the AGA on August 18, 2014.

Click here for full Contest Rules.

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