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November 2014
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Art for Lunch: Film as Art?

November 20 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Film as Art? A Moving Image features the work of 5 contemporary artists of international acclaim. Each uses time-based media, such as film and video, as the focus of their artistic practice. But what is Video Art exactly? Why do I have to see it in gallery, instead of just watching it on YouTube? Using works in A Moving Image, this Art for Lunch explores these questions and unpacks some of the challenges of video art. Thursday, November 20 12:10-12:50…

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The Toulouse Lecture

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

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was an astonishingly inventive artist who was an aristocrat, dwarf, and dipsomaniac who died just short of his 37th birthday. The lecture will however separate the artist’s extraordinarily innovative art from the details of his colourful life. Hollis Clayson will focus on four topics: his invention of the imagery by which we know Belle Epoque Paris, his pioneering work in the medium of the poster, his triumph with the artistic avant garde as well as a mass…

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October 2014

Contemporary Art 101: Film & Video

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Join us as Dr. William Wood discusses issues raised by the projection of film and video in art galleries. These issues include the position of the viewer in relation to time-based media and its curious intertwining with notions of contemplation encouraged by static works of art. Wednesday, October 15, 7 pm Ledcor Theatre, Lower Level $15/ $8 AGA Members (Ticket includes Gallery Admission) Free for Ultra and Curator’s Circle Members and Artist Patrons Purchase tickets > More information >

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September 2014

Alberta Culture Days

September 27 @ 11:00 am - September 28 @ 5:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Celebrate Alberta Culture Days at your AGA! We will be offering fun and engaging workshops, talk, tours and more! More information and schedule >

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Free

Art for Lunch

September 18 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm

Feed your appetite with Art for Lunch! Art for Lunch is an informal lecture series designed to heighten your understanding of current AGA exhibitions. Bring your own lunch – or pick something up from the Terrace Café on the AGA’s third floor. September 18 Edmonton Visual Artists and the RCA with Heather Shepherd Since its inception in 1880, the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts (RCA) has striven to celebrate and support visual artists nationwide. Currently, the Edmonton-area is home to…

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Conversation with the Artist

September 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Conversation with the Artist: Amy Malbeuf Located within exhibition spaces, Conversation with the Artist is an ongoing series that features informal and engaging talks between artists, curators and audience members. Join us as we discuss the works featured in the RBC New Works exhibition AMY MALBEUF: kayas-ago. Amy Malbeuf is a multidisciplinary visual artist from Rich Lake, Alberta. Malbeuf’s work focuses on notions of identity, place, language, history, spirituality, and ecology. Through her art practice she examines the relationships between…

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July 2014

Conversation with the Artist: Alma Louise Visscher

July 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Located within exhibition spaces, Conversation with the Artist is an ongoing series that features informal and engaging talks between artists, curators and audience members. Join us as we discuss the works featured in the RBC New Works exhibition ALMA LOUISE VISSCHER: Cathedral Cumulus. Alma Louise Visscher is a graduate of the University of Alberta MFA program (Drawing/Intermedia 2011) and an emerging artist based in Edmonton, AB. Her current work oscillates between drawing, installation, and sculpture – with a focus on…

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June 2014
Free

Film screening: From Nothing, Something

June 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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From Nothing, Something profiles creative thinkers across a variety of disciplines to find the common techniques, habits and neuroses that lead to breakthrough ideas. This is a thoughtful, intimate, often funny look at the creative process – straight from the brains of some of culture’s most unique and accomplished talents. Featuring interviews with: Songwriter Sara Quin of Tegan & Sara, Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter/Novelist Tom Perrotta (Election, Little Children), Hollywood creature designer Neville Page (Avatar, Prometheus), Top Chefs Mary Sue Milliken &…

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Curator’s Tour: New Lines

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Get an exclusive sneak peek and learn more about New Lines: Contemporary Drawings from the National Gallery of Canada with exhibition curator Rhiannon Vogl. Thursday, June 19, 6 pm Gallery C, Main Level $15/ $8 AGA Members Free for Ultra and Curator’s Circle Members and Artist Patrons

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Art for Lunch

June 19 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm

Join us for the last Art for Lunch of the season! Alberta Art and the History of the AGA From its first location at the Hotel MacDonald to the current address at Churchill Square, the Art Gallery of Alberta has held an interest in the province’s art scene. In this Art for Lunch, get the opportunity to see what sort of Alberta-influenced artists have made their way into the gallery’s exhibitions and how this local art has reflected the history…

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