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July 2016

Dentons Canada Day 2016

July 1 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate Canada Day 2016 at your AGA with free Gallery admission, thanks to the support of Dentons. Bring the whole family for art activities and a chance to view our exciting exhibitions. Last admission at 4:30 pm. Exact time of last entry may vary based on capacity.

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June 2016

On the Hunt: Tracking Fakes and Forgeries in Modern Painting

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wednesday, June 8 at 7:00pm, Ledcor Theatre, $15/$10 AGA Members In popular culture and even in the press, few criminals are portrayed as sympathetically as the art forger. More often than not, the forger is a wily anti-hero, using his or her incredible talents to fool the unsuspecting elites of the art world. However, forgeries and fakes don’t just affect collectors when they throw a dangerous and destabilizing wrench in the art market. Fakes and forgeries can undermine public museum…

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March 2016

MADE Lecture Series: Stephen Teeple of Toronto-based Teeple Architects

March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursday, March 31, 7pm Ledcor Theatre $15/$10 AGA and MADE Members On March 31, Stephen Teeple of Toronto-based Teeple Architects will be speaking about his firm’s recent projects. In partnership with the Art Gallery of Alberta, the City of Edmonton, and Athabasca University, MADE is presenting a lecture series featuring the architects behind the buildings which are transforming the architectural discussion in Edmonton. Stephen Teeple is a graduate of the University of Waterloo and Columbia University. He is a Fellow…

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April 2016

AGA / ACAD Artists’ Talk Series in Calgary | Brittney and Richelle Bear Hat

April 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Alberta College of Art and Design 1407 –14th Avenue N.W., Calgary 6–7 pm Cash Bar + Networking 7–8:30 pm Remarks + Artists’ Talk New for 2016, the Art Gallery of Alberta and the Alberta College of Art + Design will partner on a series of artists’ talks in Calgary. Based on artists featured in current AGA exhibitions, this new talk series will highlight the work of ACAD alumni, faculty, staff and selected special guests speaking about their artistic practices and work…

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July 2016

Artist in Conversation: JASON DE HAAN: Grey to Pink

July 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Jason De Haan and Curator Kristy Trinier. Friday, July 29, 6:30 pm; free.

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Sonia Del Re and Dr. Dennis Lanigan in Conversation

July 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Saturday, July 30, 1 pm Ledcor Theatre $15/10 AGA Members Curator Sonia Del Re and Victorian drawing collector Dr. Dennis Lanigan will be on site to talk about their new exhibition on tour from the National Gallery of Canada. Beauty’s Awakening: Drawings by the Pre-Raphaelites and their Contemporaries from the Lanigan Collection charts the broad evolution of British draftsmanship and illustrates the new appreciation developed for the art of drawing during the reign of Queen Victoria, from 1837 to 1901.…

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August 2016

Art for Lunch | Beauty’s Awakening

August 18 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

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. August 18: Beauty’s Awakening: Drawings by the Pre-Raphaelites and their Contemporaries from the Lanigan Collection.

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April 2016

A Parallel Excavation: Duane Linklater and Tanya Lukin Linklater – Artists’ and Curators’ Talk

April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Saturday, April 30, 1 pm Ledcor Theatre Free Duane Linklater and Tanya Lukin Linklater discuss their new exhibition A Parallel Excavation. Also participating in the talk is Tiffany Shaw-Collinge and Erin Sutherland, representatives of Ociciwan Contemporary Art Collective. Ociciwan members collectively curated A Parallel Excavation.   Duane Linklater Duane Linklater is Omaskêko Cree, from Moose Cree First Nation in Northern Ontario and is currently based in North Bay, Ontario. Linklater attended the Milton Avery Graduate School of Arts at Bard…

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July 2016

Art for Lunch | A Parallel Excavation:

July 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. July 21 | A Parallel Excavation: Duane Linklater and Tanya Lukin Linklater.

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June 2016

Art for Lunch | Allora & Calzadilla

June 16 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm

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. June 16 | Allora & Calzadilla.

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