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October 2014

Tours for Tots

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

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 Free with Gallery admission More information >

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Tours for Tots

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

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 Free with Gallery admission More information >

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Tours for Tots

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

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 Free with Gallery admission More information >

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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

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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In-Gallery Talk: High Adventure

June 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

With humour, charm, and dogged persistence Byron Harmon created and documented the quintessential wilderness journey of his time. During this in-gallery talk, Harmon will lead the way through the exhibition with personal comments on how and why the photographs were taken, what would have been involved in staging them, and their significance to the narrative. Wilderness Journey: Pilgrimage and Metaphor with Carole Harmon Thursday, June 12, 7 pm Galleries E & F, Second Level $15/ $8 AGA Members Free for…

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May 2014

In-Gallery Talk: Jasper / Robson, 1924

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

With Douglas Maclean Walk through the exhibition Lawren Harris and A.Y. Jackson: Jasper / Robson, 1924 with Canadian Art Gallery Director Douglas Maclean. In this informal in-gallery talk, Maclean will explore the differences that Jackson and Harris had about their ideas and contributions to Canadian art. He will also discuss the two painters in relation to the value and perceptions of their work in the Canadian Art market. Canadian Art Gallery Director, Douglas Maclean, is a Canadian art dealer with…

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April 2014

In-Gallery Tour with Lyndal Osborne

April 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join nationally renowned Edmonton artist Lyndal Osborne as she leads a special tour of her new AGA exhibition, Bowerbird, Life as Art. Osborne will discuss her nearly 40-year career, sharing the stories behind the artworks on display—from her print work from the mid-1970s to her critically acclaimed, large-scale sculptural installations of present day. Wednesday, April 9, 7 pm Exhibition space, 3rd Level Free* This is a one-time only event. *Please note that Lyndal Osborne: Bowerbird, Life as Art has a…

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March 2014

High Adventure : In-Gallery Talk

March 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

With Ruth Burns and Mary-Beth Laviolette Join us as co-curators Ruth Burns and Mary-Beth Laviolette walk us through the work on display in the new exhibition High Adventure: Byron Harmon in the Columbia Icefield, 1924. Located in the Exhibition Space, Second Level. Free with Gallery Admission

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Conversation with the Artist: Andrew Frosst

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

RBC New Works Gallery, Second Level Free Andrew Frosst is a visual artist from Calgary who has studied fine arts at Concordia, Montreal; Malmö Art Academy, Malmö; Städelschule, Frankfurt; and Zurich University of the Arts, Zurich. His work embraces a wide variety of media with a focus on sculpture, installation and text. In addition to his individual practice, Andrew collaborates regularly with other artists including the Arbour Lake Sghool — a Calgary-based artist collective he co-founded in 2003. He has…

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