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September 2015
$15/ $10 AGA Members

Artist in Conversation: Chris Cran and Bruce McCulloch

September 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Artist in Conversation: Chris Cran and Bruce McCulloch Friday, September 11, 6:30pm Ledcor Theatre $15/$10 AGA Members In this special Artist in Conversation, renowned Alberta artist Chris Cran will be joined by actor, writer, comedian Bruce McCulloch to discuss art, ideas and the creative process, on the occasion of the opening of his survey exhibition, CHRIS CRAN, Sincerely Yours. The most comprehensive presentation of Chris Cran’s work to date, the exhibition examines Cran’s decades long exploration of painting, and his play with the genres of still-life, portraiture and landscape, and the interplay of representation and abstraction.…

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Collecting Italian Baroque Painting in Canada

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Collecting Italian Baroque Painting in Canada with Devin Therien Wednesday, September 16, 7 pm Ledcor Theatre $15/$10 AGA Members Register now In his lecture, Dr. Therien will discuss the history of collecting Italian and European Baroque art since confederation. By examining both the history of museum building and collecting, the talk will outline how philanthropy and nation building are inextricably linked. Cast against this backdrop, both the paintings in the exhibition as well as the protagonists behind their acquisition will…

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Illuminating Nuit Blanche

September 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Illuminating Nuit Blanche Artist and Organizer Panel Sunday, September 27, 2 pm Ledcor Theatre Free Panellists Dave Dyment, Jon Sasaki, Ali Nickerson and Laura Simon will discuss their involvement in Nuit Blanche Edmonton. Art Gallery of Alberta Curator and Nuit Blanche Edmonton board member Kristy Trinier will moderate the program, focusing discussion on the creation of the first Nuit Blanche Edmonton and the artistic process of bringing an artwork to the event. Scheduled the day after the inaugural Nuit Blanche Edmonton,…

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October 2015
Free with Gallery Admission

Hiking Through Rough Country

October 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Hiking Through Rough Country Exhibition Walkthrough with Ruth Burns and Mary-Beth Laviolette Saturday, October 3, 1 pm Free with Gallery Admission Get an inside look at the creation of Rough Country. Exhibition curators Ruth Burns and Mary-Beth Laviolette lead a tour of the exhibition to discuss their research and selected works. Opening the same day, Rough Country reflects on the connections between mid-20th century Alberta artists and artistic practice throughout Europe and North America. Featuring artists Maxwell Bates, Laura Evans Reid, John Snow, W.L.…

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