Art Gallery of Alberta

Alberta Culture Days at your AGA

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September 28-29, 2013

Celebrate Alberta Culture Days at your AGA! We will be offering fun and engaging workshops, talk, tours and more!


Saturday & Sunday

Exhibition Access & Tours

Free Access | 11 am – 2 pm
Ledcor Public Tours | 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm

Make your way to the Gallery early, because we are offering free admission between 11 am and 2 pm! Want to explore the exhibitions? Catch a Ledcor Public Tour with our knowledgeable Interpretive Staff.
 

Hands-on Activities

11 am–5 pm | Free
Join in on a collaborative art installation with local artist Jennifer Poburan in our Education Gallery, or fashion a custom button to show your Alberta Culture Days Pride!

Drawing and Printmaking Workshops with Jennifer Poburan
Taking inspiration from Lady Spider House, guests will be invited to explore different drawing and printmaking techniques, including inter-media ink-blot drawing and mono-printing and intaglio experiments. Participants will have the opportunity to contribute one of their prints to a collaborative installation in the Education Gallery.

Button Making
Design a custom-made button with the help of AGA staff and volunteers! Flip through magazines to find the perfect picture, or come up with your own creative design.
 

Book Fair

11 am–5 pm
Join us at Shop AGA for some amazing markdowns on a wide range of delightful art books, AGA catalogues, kid’s and coffee table books. With over 45 titles marked down from 20 to 60% off, this is a great chance to update your library and take home a piece of your AGA experience.

 


Saturday

Lego Competition with MADE

11 am – 2 pm | Free; Registration Required>
Our popular Lego Competition is back! Sign your team up to build an Edmonton structure 50 years from now. Teams will face off against each other to win a highly coveted prize: one gold brick of Lego!
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Sunday

The AGA Presents: aAron munson

2 pm | Free

Join filmmaker aAron munson for an artist talk about Isachsen 1948 -78, an exhibition of the history of a remote arctic weather station. During his presentation, munson will talk about his personal connection to the project and how it evolved to its current state. The talk will be followed by a 35mm slide show and 8mm film screening of original footage shot at the station over 40 years ago.

Held in conjunction with RBC New Works exhibition Isachsen 1948 -78.

 
 
 
 


Alberta Culture Days at your AGA is one of many events occurring throughout the province during Alberta Culture Days 2013. Alberta Culture Days is an annual celebration of our culture, heritage, artistic diversity and provincial pride. This province-wide initiative is part of Culture Days – a national movement to raise the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of all Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities. To learn more, visit www.AlbertaCultureDays.ca