Art Gallery of Alberta

Talks, Films & More

Talks & Lectures

Talks & Lectures

 May

May 7 | Closing Performance | Survival Guide
May 16-27 | Five Waves of Inspiration Brown Bag Lunch Series
May 27 | Curator’s Walkthrough | for the time being: 2017 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art

June

June 21 | National Aboriginal Day—FREE
June 24 | Summer Solstice Music Festival Performance
June 30 | Introduction to The Canadian Photography Institute with Luce Lebert

July

July 1-2 | Dentons Canada LLP presents Canada Day at your AGAFREE Saturday and Sunday
July 12   | Panel Discussion | Cutline: From the Photography Archives of the Globe and Mail

August

August 2 | Reading Club | Gretzky is Everywhere

Films

Films

Join us in the Ledcor Theatre for free, exhibition related film screenings, taking place one Wednesday evening per month.

May

The Time Being, 2012
Wednesday, May 31, 7pm
Ledcor Theatre
Free

Daniel, a struggling artist, meets a wealthy patron who offers his financial support if Daniel completes a series of tasks. Daniel becomes unnerved as the tasks before increasingly more unusual.

This film is screened in connection with for the time being: 2017 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art.

June

Factory Girl, 2006
Wednesday, June 28, 7pm
Ledcor Theatre
Free

Factory Girl follows Andy Warhol’s muse, Edie Sedgwick, as she meets the artist and becomes part of his famous Factory.

This film is screened in connection with Gretzky is Everywhere.

July

Where the Universe Sings, 2017
Wednesday, July 26, 7pm
Ledcor Theatre
Free

Learn more about renowned Canadian painter Lawren Harris, from his personal life to his evolving artistic style.

This film is screened in connection with Past Imperfect: A Canadian History Project.

August

Truth, 2015
Wednesday, August 30, 7pm
Ledcor Theatre
Free

In this docudrama, Truth looks as the real-life story of 60 Minutes reporters as they investigate the controversial military service of then-president George W. Bush.

This film is screened in connection with Cutline: The Photography Archives of the Globe and Mail.

 

Art for Lunch

Art for Lunch

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Art for Lunch 2016– Now a Tour Program!

Third Thursday of the Month
12:10 – 12:50 pm
Free with Admission

Are you ravenous for deeper learning about art? Join one of our skilled Gallery Attendants each month for an insightful perspective on an AGA exhibition or exhibited artwork, and then explore the core themes through looking at art together.

May 18 – Free!
for the time being: 2017 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art (Manning Hall)

June 15
Gretzky is Everywhere

July 20 
for the time being: 2017 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art

August 17
Past Imperfect: A Canadian History Project

Podcasts and Recordings

Podcasts and Recordings

Feb 2017 | Blaine Campbell: Cyclorama

Dec 2016 | Hannah Doerksen: A Story We Tell Ourselves About Ourselves

Sept 2016 | Damian Moppett + Ron Moppett (Every Story Has Two Sides)

March 2016 | Out of the Woods: Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven
Episode 1

April 2016 | Out of the Woods: Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven
Episode 2