Art Gallery of Alberta

Holidays at your AGA

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Spend the Holidays with your AGA!

In celebration of our exciting upcoming exhibition, Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums, your AGA will be open extra days in December! Featuring 41 paintings by some of the greatest names in European art history including Bellini, Botticelli and Titian, this exhibition highlights the changes in Italian art across five centuries. The AGA is the only Canadian venue for this grand exhibition.
 
 

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AGA Holiday Hours

Extra Day! Monday, December 23 | 11 am-5 pm
December 24 | 11 am-5 pm
December 25-26 | Closed
December 27-29| 11 am-5 pm
Extra Day! Monday, December 30 | 11 am-5 pm
December 31 | 11 am- 5 pm
January 1 | Closed

Tours

Special Holiday Tours

Please join us for our Holiday Season of Tours! All tours last approximately 25 minutes and are delivered by our knowledgeable Interpretive Staff. Tours are included your regular AGA admission. No registration required.

An AGA private exhibition tour is a unique and affordable present this holiday season. A Gift Private Tour (for up to 20 people!) is only $100. More information >

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Saturday, December 21
1 pm | Of Heaven & Earth
2 pm | Chagall: Dapnhis & Chloé
3 pm | Of Heaven & Earth

Sunday, December 22
1 pm | Of Heaven & Earth
2 pm | Chagall: Dapnhis & Chloé
3 pm | Of Heaven & Earth

Wednesday, December 25th
Sorry, no Tours! Gallery closed

Thursday, December 26th
Sorry, no Tours! Gallery closed

Friday, December 27
1 pm | Of Heaven & Earth
2 pm | The Intellection of Lady Spider House
3 pm | Chagall: Dapnhis & Chloé

Saturday, December 28
1 pm | Chagall: Dapnhis & Chloé
2 pm | Ledcor Building Tour
3 pm | Of Heaven & Earth

Sunday, December 29
1 pm | The Intellection of Lady Spider House
2 pm | Of Heaven & Earth
3 pm | Chagall: Dapnhis & Chloé

Tuesday, December 31
1 pm | The Intellection of Lady Spider House
2 pm | Chagall: Dapnhis & Chloé
3 pm | Of Heaven & Earth

Wednesday, January, 1
Sorry, no tours! Gallery closed

Thursday, January 2
1 pm | Of Heaven & Earth
2 pm | Chagall: Dapnhis & Chloé
3 pm | The Intellection of Lady Spider House

Friday, January 3

1 pm | Ledcor Building Tour
2 pm | Chagall: Dapnhis & Chloé
3 pm | Of Heaven & Earth

Saturday, January 4
1 pm | Of Heaven & Earth
2 pm | Chagall: Dapnhis & Chloé
3 pm | The Intellection of Lady Spider House

Sunday, January 5

1 pm | The Intellection of Lady Spider House
2 pm | Of Heaven & Earth
3 pm | Chagall: Dapnhis & Chloé


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Gifts

Art-inspired gift ideas

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Shop AGA

Skip the mall-madness and visit Shop AGA for the perfect present for that hard-to-please person!

Gift membership—perfect for everyone on your list!

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Camps and Classes

Your AGA has One-Day ArtBreak Camps from December 23, 2013–January 3, 2014 and Weekend Art Classes starting January 18, 2014.

More information >


Art Rental and Sales

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Share some joy this Holiday Season with your AGA’s Art Rental and Sales Gallery. Surprise loved ones with the gift of art rental. Miniature paintings and sculptures by Alberta artists make unique and special gifts this holiday season.

Add new life to your party! New service: Let the Art Rental and Sales Gallery provide artworks for your holiday event.*

*Special conditions may apply.Image credit: Lynn Malin, A Moose Picnic, oil on paper mounted on board

Kids

Activities for your little artist

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Need a gift idea for your creative little one?

One-Day ArtBreak Camps

December 23, 2013–January 3, 2014
Ages 6-8, 9-12 and 13-17 years
More information >

2014 Weekend Art Classes: Session One

Saturdays or Sundays, January 18–March 1, 2014 (No classes February 15 and 16)
Classes available for ages 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12.
More information >

Art Classes and Camps are led by professional artists and art educators in the Singhmar Centre for Art Education.

Programs

December programs and events

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Visit your AGA during the month of December for these exciting programs—there’s something for all ages and interests.


 
Wednesday December 4 | AGA Book Club: As You Like It | More information >

Tuesday December 10 | AGA Film @ Metro: Herb and Dorothy | More information >

Wednesday December 11 | The AGA Presents: David Hoffos | More information >

Friday December 13 | Conversation with the Artist: Brenda Draney | More information >

Sunday December 15 | All Day Sunday: Games Day| More information >

Wednesday December 18 | BYOP: Snow & Ice | More information >

Thursday December 19 | Art for Lunch: Renaissance Man: Titian and the Venetian School | More information >

Rentals

Book your holiday party at your AGA!

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Your AGA offers the perfect backdrop to any event. Featuring stunning spaces for intimate dinners or elaborate cocktail parties, your AGA is the ideal venue for your holiday celebrations. With on-site catering and event management team, allow Zinc Catering at your AGA to inspire your guests.

Bookings still available! Please call 780.392.2505 to reserve or learn more.

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