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January 2016
$15/10 AGA Members

The Blur In Between – Design Panel

January 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Sunday, January 24, 1 pm Ledcor Theatre $15/10 AGA Members Register now Blur In Between artists Micah Lexier, Lisa Naftolin, Maaike Anne Stevens and Maite Zabala will be participating in a panel discussing the boundaries between art and design. Moderated by exhibition Curator Kristy Trinier, this talk will provide insight into the practice of these artists and their work in the exhibition.

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FREE

Art for Lunch

January 21 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Art for Lunch 2016– Now a Tour Program! Third Thursday of the Month 12:10 – 12:50 pm FREE 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. January 21 Living Building Thinking: Art and Expressionism

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FREE

Western Medicine: Social justice, universal meaning and the role of art

January 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Western Medicine: Social justice, universal meaning and the role of art Shary Boyle presented in partnership with MacEwan University Wednesday, January 20, 7 pm Ledcor Theatre FREE Shary Boyle speaks about her cross-disciplinary experiments with music, sculpture, theatre and performance over the past 15 years. Accompanied by images from some of her favourite projects, Boyle invites the audience to consider contemporary art’s potential for lasting meaning, healing and communication across cultures.

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Free

Tyler Los-Jones

December 13, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Tyler Los-Jones Sunday, December 13, 2 pm Manning Hall FREE Curator Kristy Trinier will be talking with Tyler Los-Jones about his work A panorama protects its view.  The large-scale photographic artwork was created as a part of the 2015 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art and has been visible in Manning Hall since January 23, 2015. Tyler Los-Jones completed his BFA from the Alberta College of Art and Design in 2007. He has had a number of solo exhibitions including How…

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Conversation with the Artist: Dana Holst

December 2, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Conversation with the Artist: Dana Holst Wednesday, December 2, 6:30pm RBC New Works Gallery, Second Level Free Located within the AGA exhibition spaces, Conversation with the Artist is an ongoing series that features informal and engaging talks between artists, curators and audience members. Join Dana Holst and AGA Curator, Kristy Trinier as we discuss the works featured in the RBC New Works exhibition Dana Holst: She’s All That. Dana Holst is an artist based in Edmonton, working primarily in painting,…

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November 2015
Free

Reading Club

November 18, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Wednesday, November 18, 7:30 pm Zinc Restaurant, Art Gallery of Alberta Free – Register Here to reserve your ticket  In the context of the exhibition Charrette Roulette: FABRIC, Curator Kristy Trinier will facilitate a reading session on a text related to design. Further conversation will discuss themes of the exhibition, particularly the artists’ interest in the Bloomsbury Group. Hors d’oeuvres will be provided along with a $5 Zinc cocktail special for a stimulating discussion on the text. A link to the…

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Free with Gallery Admission

Artist Walkthrough: CHRIS CRAN, Sincerely Yours

November 4, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Artist Walkthrough: CHRIS CRAN, Sincerely Yours Wednesday, November 4, 7 pm Third Floor Landing Free with Gallery Admission This walkthrough provides a unique opportunity to hear about CHRIS CRAN, Sincerely Yours directly from the artist. Chris Cran will lead visitors through the exhibition, which surveys his artistic production over the last 30 years. The exhibition features the most comprehensive examination of Cran’s work to date, investigating his experimentation with traditional media to question other forms of representation.

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October 2015
$10 / Free for AGA Members

Encounters with the Self and the Triumph of Misery

October 23, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Encounters with the Self and the Triumph of Misery with Ihor Holubizky Friday, October 23, 6:30 pm Ledcor Theatre $10 / Free for AGA Members Register now The certainties that we bring to topics in art and culture can be wobbled by inherent and embraced contradictions. Thinking artists forever encounter the self, and the triumph is knowing what misery offers. The talk will present ruminations and reflections of our world and of works in your AGA’s new exhibition Living Building Thinking: Art…

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Free with Gallery Admission

Hiking Through Rough Country

October 3, 2015 @ 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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September 2015
Free

Illuminating Nuit Blanche

September 27, 2015 @ 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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