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A season of strange beauty and the Baroque; NEW exhibitions challenge the senses this fall at your AGA

For Immediate Release
August 28, 2012

This fall, the Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) takes you on a journey of wonder and strange beauty. Spanning seven centuries, the upcoming exhibitions are fantastic and thought-provoking; myth, mutation and the grotesque mingle with the opulence and ornamentation of the Baroque to create a unique and engaging AGA experience.

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Your AGA receives 2012 American Architecture Award

For Immediate Release
August 3, 2012

Edmonton, AB (August 3/12) – The Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) is pleased to announce that Randall Stout Architects has been awarded the 2012 American Architecture Award for the design of the new Art Gallery of Alberta building. Awarded by the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and the Chicago Athenaeum, the American Architecture Awards are the highest and most prestigious awards to recognize international architectural achievement and new, cutting-edge design.

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New works by Edmonton artist Catherine Burgess at your AGA

For Immediate Release
July 6, 2012

Edmonton, AB (July 6/12) – The Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) is pleased to announce the new exhibition CATHERINE BURGESS: Absence | Presence, open July 14-October 14, 2012.

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AGA to unveil the second work in the Manning Hall commission series

For Immediate Release
July 6, 2012 

Edmonton, AB (July 6/12) – The Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) will unveil the second, site-specific exhibition created for Manning Hall, MARK CLINTBERG: Behind this lies my true desire for you, on July 14, 2012. This exhibition will run until December 30, 2012.

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36 artists from 9 Alberta communities; the AGA announces the artists to be featured in the 2013 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art.

For Immediate Release
June 29, 2012 

Edmonton, AB (June 29/12) – The Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) is pleased to announce the names of the artists who have been selected for inclusion in the 2013 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art, to be presented January 26-May 5, 2013.

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AGA Board of Directors appoints Catherine Crowston Executive Director of the Art Gallery of Alberta

For Immediate Release
June 25, 2012

EDMONTON, AB – Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) Board Chair, Barry Zalmanowitz announced today, that after six months as Acting Executive Director, Catherine Crowston has been appointed Executive Director of the AGA, effective July 1, 2012.

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AGA presents The Automatiste Revolution: Montreal 1941-1960

For Immediate Release
June 13, 2012

EDMONTON, AB (June 13/12) – The Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) is pleased to announce the opening of The Automatiste Revolution: Montreal 1941-1960, June 23–October 14, 2012.

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Make your AGA your next stop! The Art Gallery of Alberta offers a special discount to ETS riders

For Immediate Release
June 5, 2012 

Edmonton, AB (June 5/12) – It’s The Everyday Way to Your AGA!  Connecting people, art and ideas is now easier than ever as the Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) teams up with Edmonton Transit System (ETS) to bring Transit users a special deal.

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AGA’s popular late-night art party Refinery returns! Limited tickets are still available for this must-attend event of the summer!

For Immediate Release
May 29, 2012

Edmonton, AB (May 29/12) – Experience your Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) like never before as our popular late-night art party, Refinery, returns on Saturday, June 23, 2012.

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Coming Saturday to your AGA: Two new exhibitions that showcase influential local and international artists

For Immediate Release
May 29, 2012

Edmonton, AB (May 29/12) – The Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) is pleased to announce the opening of two new exhibitions: LOUISE BOURGEOIS 1911-2010 and 7 YEARS IN THE CITY: Art from the AGA Collection.

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