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Dentons presents Canada Day at your AGA: free admission and galleries of Canadian art!

For Immediate Release June 25, 2014 Dentons presents Canada Day at your AGA: free admission and galleries of Canadian art! See iconic Canadian works of art by Group of Seven artists Lawren Harris and A.Y. Jackson. Edmonton, AB (June 25/14) – Include a visit to the Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) as part of your […]

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42 artists from across the province to be featured in 2015 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art<

For Immediate Release June 18, 2014 42 artists from across the province to be featured in 2015 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art Edmonton, AB (June 18, 2014) – The Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) is excited to announce the names of 42 artists who are selected for inclusion in the 2015 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary […]

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New Works and New Lines…

For Immediate Release June 9, 2014 New Works and New Lines… Edmonton artist Alma Louise Visscher reveals a new installation in AGA exhibition opening alongside contemporary drawings from the National Gallery of Canada. Edmonton, AB (June 9/14) – The Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) is pleased to present two new exhibitions opening Saturday, June 20, […]

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The Art Gallery of Alberta Celebrates 90 Years

The Art Gallery of Alberta Celebrates 90 Years May 7, 2014 The Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) is turning 90! Inaugurated on August 18, 1924, the AGA is the oldest cultural institution in the province of Alberta and the only museum dedicated solely to art. To celebrate, your AGA has alot in store: a two-part […]

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Hit the road with your AGA for Road Trip Refinery—this May!

Hit the road with your AGA for Road Trip Refinery—this May! Kick-off summer with tickets to this must-attend art party—tickets on sale to AGA Members today. Edmonton, AB (April 29/14) – Celebrate Alberta with Road Trip Refinery, the Art Gallery of Alberta’s (AGA) next installment of its popular late-night party series on Saturday, May 24, […]

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Your AGA, the City of Edmonton and the University of Alberta Museums come together to create a new hub for local art in downtown Edmonton.

Your AGA, the City of Edmonton and the University of Alberta Museums come together to create a new hub for local art in downtown Edmonton. Edmonton, AB (April 14/14) – The Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) and the City of Edmonton, with the support of the University of Alberta Museums, are excited to announce a […]

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Famed entrepreneur and philanthropist W. Brett Wilson to speak at your AGA about his two unique “collections”.

Famed entrepreneur and philanthropist W. Brett Wilson to speak at your AGA about his two unique “collections”. Edmonton, AB (April 7/14) – W. Brett Wilson, well-known Canadian entrepreneur, philanthropist and ‘Dragon Emeritus’ from the hit CBC show Dragons’ Den, will be giving a special talk for the first time ever on the subject of his […]

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AGA kicks off 90th Birthday celebrations with exhibitions from 1924 to present.

AGA kicks off 90th Birthday celebrations with exhibitions from 1924 to present. Edmonton, AB (March 24/14) –As part of its 90th birthday celebrations the Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) is highlighting the year 1924, its year of founding, with two exhibitions that showcase the history of art in Alberta: High Adventure: Byron Harmon on the […]

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The Art of the Hunt—Will You Capture a Prize?

For Immediate Release March 12, 2014 The Art of the Hunt—Will You Capture a Prize? Early-bird tickets for the must-attend Art on the Block silent art auction and cocktail party now on sale. Edmonton, AB (March 12/14) – The 16th annual art auction and cocktail party Art on the Block is back at the Art […]

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Call for submissions: Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program

Call for submissions: Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program …Oh, yes, I’m rattled to the bone by beauty. — Harley Brown, American artist Beauty is in the eye of the beholder…or is it? For millennia philosophers and visual artists have struggled with the concept of beauty, contemplating its nature and questioning whether beauty […]

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