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April 2015
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Art for Lunch

April 16 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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April 16 with Ellen Pyear Pop Show! brings together some of the most infamous artists who blurred the lines between art and advertising, like Andy Warhol, Roy Litchenstein and Richard Hamilton. This Art for Lunch will take a closer look at the intersection between art and advertising, using Pop art as a starting point to think about contemporary trends.  

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$15/ $10 AGA Members

The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Acquiring contemporary art is about passion and lust, but also about branding and the back story that comes with the art, about the relationship of money and status, and sometimes, about celebrity. The Supermodel and the Brillo Box follows the author’s 2008 book, The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art. Thompson’s presentation offers a journey of discovery in the economics and psychology that produces astronomical prices in the contemporary art market. It all begins with the…

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BMO All Day Sundays: Experimental Drawing

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Discover the genius of drawing through novel mark-making techniques and participate in a series of drawing experiments. Play with traditional sketching materials in innovative ways to create a series of unexpected artworks. Art activities for all ages Activities | 12-4 pm Free with Gallery Admission BMO All Day Sundays at your AGA feature an afternoon packed full of engaging art-making and exploration! With exciting programs and projects that tie into our current exhibitions, guests of all ages are encouraged to…

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March 2015
$280/$252 AGA Members

2015 Spring ArtBreak

March 31 @ 9:00 am - April 3 @ 4:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Full Week Camps, 9am-4pm Pop Art Factory Students aged 6-8 years $280/$252 AGA members Register now> Explore the work of pop artists Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenburg, Roy Lichtenstein and more in this colourful art camp! Find inspiration wherever you look and experiment with paint, photography and screen printing. This art camp includes out-of-door activities and a special guest artist.  

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2015 Spring ArtBreak

March 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Dazzled by the Everyday Students aged 9-12 years $280/$252 AGA members Register now> Where do artists find inspiration? Like the pop artists featured in Gallery, take a look at the world around you and discover the magic of the everyday. Work, play and create with a variety of techniques including screen printing, papier maché sculpture and collage to bring your ideas to life.  

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Tours for Tots: Painting Party!

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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See, smell and taste colour! Use all of your senses to dance like red or feel like blue. Colours inspire great artists; now let them inspire you! 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…

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BMO All Day Sundays: Pop Art Factory

March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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“Pop” into our new exhibition POP SHOW! and discover the art of the everyday. Take inspiration from artists that pioneered the pop art movement and create Warhol-esque stencil-art, construct pop art plasticine sculptures a là Oldenburg, and craft dot paintings inspired by Lichtenstein. Art activities for all ages Activities | 12-4 pm Free with Gallery Admission BMO All Day Sundays at your AGA feature an afternoon packed full of engaging art-making and exploration! With exciting programs and projects that tie…

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$45/ $39 AGA Members

Back to the Future Refinery

March 21 @ 9:00 pm - March 22 @ 2:00 am
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Conversation with the Artist – DaveandJenn

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Better known as DaveandJenn, David John Foy, born in Edmonton, Alberta and Jennifer Saleik, born in Velbert, Germany have been working collaboratively since 2004. They studied Fine Art together at MacEwan University and Alberta College of Art + Design. Their joint practice, which includes painting, sculpture and installation, weaves a long view of comparative myth and history together with the more closed off realms of private spectacle and inner landscapes. DaveandJenn were shortlisted for the RBC Canadian Painting Competition in…

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Art for Lunch

March 19 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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March 19 with FAVA Christian Marclay’s The Clock is a staggering 24-hour-long video composed of thousands of film clips about time, which runs in real-time. Join us as FAVA (Film and Visual Arts Alberta) reveals the process behind the work’s cuts and splices as commonly seen in pop culture phenomena like viral parody videos and mash-ups.

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