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September 2015
Free with Gallery Admission

Tours for Tots: Working Together

September 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Let’s wrap up the summer with a special collaborative project! Work as a group to create a unique installation made of summer materials and colours. Invite your friends to view the work for the month of September in the TD Education Gallery. 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…

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$18/ $16 AGA Members

Open Studio: Adult Drop-In Workshops

September 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Open Studio: Adult Drop-In Workshops Wednesdays 7–9 pm $18/ $16 AGA Members September 2 DIY Manifestos Create your own personal manifesto in the form of a handbill, poster or zine, inspired by punk’s DIY aesthetic. Experiment with image and text, found imagery, transfer techniques and multiples to visually express your ideas.

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Open Studio: Adult Drop-In Workshops

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Open Studio: Adult Drop-In Workshops Wednesdays 7–9 pm $18/ $16 AGA Members September 9 Colour Play Explore colour relationships and colour theory through abstract painting in this studio class. Learn about concepts of colour theory and look at contemporary art before creating an abstract

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$15/ $10 AGA Members

Artist in Conversation: Chris Cran and Bruce McCulloch

September 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Artist in Conversation: Chris Cran and Bruce McCulloch Friday, September 11, 6:30pm Ledcor Theatre $15/$10 AGA Members In this special Artist in Conversation, renowned Alberta artist Chris Cran will be joined by actor, writer, comedian Bruce McCulloch to discuss art, ideas and the creative process, on the occasion of the opening of his survey exhibition, CHRIS CRAN, Sincerely Yours. The most comprehensive presentation of Chris Cran’s work to date, the exhibition examines Cran’s decades long exploration of painting, and his play with the genres of still-life, portraiture and landscape, and the interplay of representation and abstraction.…

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Tours for Tots: Light & Shadow Prints

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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With magnifying glasses in hand, search the print works in Illuminations: Italian Baroque Masterworks in Canadian Collections, for a variety of marks. Look closely to discover how these marks working together to make light and shadow. Apply your discoveries in studio using printmaking techniques. 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…

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Tours for Tots: Optical Patterns

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Step inside Presto Lumo and discover how art and math connect. Count, search and discover how patterns are made and then create a crazy pattern that tricks the eye! 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…

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Collecting Italian Baroque Painting in Canada

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Collecting Italian Baroque Painting in Canada with Devin Therien Wednesday, September 16, 7 pm Ledcor Theatre $15/$10 AGA Members Register now In his lecture, Dr. Therien will discuss the history of collecting Italian and European Baroque art since confederation. By examining both the history of museum building and collecting, the talk will outline how philanthropy and nation building are inextricably linked. Cast against this backdrop, both the paintings in the exhibition as well as the protagonists behind their acquisition will…

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Open Studio: Adult Drop-In Workshops

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Open Studio: Adult Drop-In Workshops Wednesdays 7–9 pm $18/ $16 AGA Members September 16 Mixed Media Mash up Get inspired by the work of Alberta artist Chris Cran and create a work of art using chalk pastels and paint, and incorporate pop culture images and collage into your final work of art.

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Tours for Tots: Ultimate Colour Recipe

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Investigate how artists use colour in its many forms in our newest exhibition featuring Alberta artist Chris Cran. Can you find a shade of grey! What about a tint of blue? Be inspired by what you find and then use colour and oil pastels as ingredients to develop a special colour recipe! 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…

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$18/ $16 AGA Members

Open Studio: Adult Drop-In Workshops

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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Open Studio: Adult Drop-In Workshops Wednesdays 7–9 pm $18/ $16 AGA Members September 23 Illuminated Manuscripts Learn to bind your own journal by hand in this experimental studio. Using traditional book binding materials and methods, explore the breadth of the medium, using found papers, drawings and a wide variety of other collage materials to personalize your work.

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