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March 2015
Free with Gallery Admission

Tours for Tots: Art of Alberta

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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What does art from Alberta look like? Explore the new work in Future Station: 2015 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art to see what local artists are up to. Be inspired to move and play in Gallery before creating your own Alberta-inspired masterpiece. Drop-in Wednesday mornings for these family fun adventures with art! Visits include Gallery explorations, art-making, story-telling, and more! Each Art Adventure has a different theme related to current exhibitions and promotes early childhood learning skills such as literacy,…

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$15

Saturday Open Studio: Stitched-up Scenes

March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Let fabric be your paint and a sewing needle your brush! Learn basic sewing techniques to create whimsical fiber landscapes. Drop-in classes for kids aged 6-12 Singhmar Centre for Art Education Saturdays, 1-3 pm Cost: $15 Paint, sculpt, draw and design! Each Saturday, explore art-making and inspiring ideas in these fun drop-in sessions. Through play and creative experiments, Saturday Open Studio offers opportunities to get your hands messy and create in a relaxed, informal environment. All materials and supplies are…

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Tours for Tots: Something Old, Something New

March 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Observe in Gallery how artists transform found materials into works of art. Imagine the possibilities of a bottle, door knob or broken toy! Combine these unusual art materials to give them new lives and watch the transformation before your eyes. Drop-in Wednesday mornings for these family fun adventures with art! Visits include Gallery explorations, art-making, story-telling, and more! Each Art Adventure has a different theme related to current exhibitions and promotes early childhood learning skills such as literacy, numeracy, community…

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$15

Saturday Open Studio: Moving Pictures

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Create art on the move! Get inspired by artists who use video to express themselves and learn how to put your stories in motion. Drop-in classes for kids aged 6-12 Singhmar Centre for Art Education Saturdays, 1-3 pm Cost: $15 Paint, sculpt, draw and design! Each Saturday, explore art-making and inspiring ideas in these fun drop-in sessions. Through play and creative experiments, Saturday Open Studio offers opportunities to get your hands messy and create in a relaxed, informal environment. All…

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Tours for Tots: A Drawing Experiment

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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What is a drawing? What can a drawing be? Be inspired by current exhibitions and artists that challenge accepted ideas of drawing. Explore the endless possibilities of drawing through a variety of simple experiments. Drop-in Wednesday mornings for these family fun adventures with art! Visits include Gallery explorations, art-making, story-telling, and more! Each Art Adventure has a different theme related to current exhibitions and promotes early childhood learning skills such as literacy, numeracy, community awareness and creative expression. For families…

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Free

Art for Lunch

March 19 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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March 19 with FAVA Christian Marclay’s The Clock is a staggering 24-hour-long video composed of thousands of film clips about time, which runs in real-time. Join us as FAVA (Film and Visual Arts Alberta) reveals the process behind the work’s cuts and splices as commonly seen in pop culture phenomena like viral parody videos and mash-ups.

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Free

Conversation with the Artist – DaveandJenn

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Better known as DaveandJenn, David John Foy, born in Edmonton, Alberta and Jennifer Saleik, born in Velbert, Germany have been working collaboratively since 2004. They studied Fine Art together at MacEwan University and Alberta College of Art + Design. Their joint practice, which includes painting, sculpture and installation, weaves a long view of comparative myth and history together with the more closed off realms of private spectacle and inner landscapes. DaveandJenn were shortlisted for the RBC Canadian Painting Competition in…

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$45/ $39 AGA Members

Back to the Future Refinery

March 21 @ 9:00 pm - March 22 @ 2:00 am
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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BMO All Day Sundays: Pop Art Factory

March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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“Pop” into our new exhibition POP SHOW! and discover the art of the everyday. Take inspiration from artists that pioneered the pop art movement and create Warhol-esque stencil-art, construct pop art plasticine sculptures a là Oldenburg, and craft dot paintings inspired by Lichtenstein. Art activities for all ages Activities | 12-4 pm Free with Gallery Admission BMO All Day Sundays at your AGA feature an afternoon packed full of engaging art-making and exploration! With exciting programs and projects that tie…

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Tours for Tots: Painting Party!

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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See, smell and taste colour! Use all of your senses to dance like red or feel like blue. Colours inspire great artists; now let them inspire you! Drop-in Wednesday mornings for these family fun adventures with art! Visits include Gallery explorations, art-making, story-telling, and more! Each Art Adventure has a different theme related to current exhibitions and promotes early childhood learning skills such as literacy, numeracy, community awareness and creative expression. For families and kids aged 3-5 Wednesdays, 10-11 am…

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