Art Gallery of Alberta

Late Night Wednesdays

Late Night Wednesdays at your AGA!

The Scene - Toulouse Lautrec

About
Every Wednesday, 6-9 pm
Free with Gallery admission

In the spirit of Toulouse’s scene, your AGA is partnering with groups from our community to bring you a mélange of activities and entertainment. Watch for upcoming Late Nights featuring French film, Lego competitions, costume, music and more.


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Drawing Night at the Gallery

with Guru Digital Arts College
Wednesday, October 29, 6-9 pm

Free with Gallery Admission

Come to your AGA for a creative night filled with hands-on drawing activities and featuring a drop-in workshop with local artist Lee Nielsen!

Lee Nielsen is an interdisciplinary artist based in Edmonton Alberta. In 2008 he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Alberta College of Art and Design. He has exhibited locally and nationally and has work in private collections in Canada and the United States. In 2011 He was awarded an Individual Artists Project grant from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts. He is currently represented by the Christine Klassen Gallery in Calgary, Alberta.

In addition to his art practice he has worked in a variety of fields as an animator, illustrator, concept artist, and designer. In 2003 he initiated a sole proprietorship, Humanate Enterprises, to deal with illustration work. Since then it has expanded to include art, illustration, design and other related projects. In 2011 he took up teaching and currently leads the Digital Illustration and Sequential Art program at Guru Digital Arts College in Edmonton.

Guru Digital Arts College: Edmonton’s Premium Digital Arts and Media Production Post-Secondary School

As a proud part of the Edmonton downtown community, Guru provides the most unique and specialized training in four outstanding diploma programs that optimize your time and effort invested in learning the skills, knowledge and attitudes you need to start your next dream career. Graduates from Guru Digital Arts College are in demand from every sector of the creative digital media industry. Whether you want to design, illustrate, animate, 3D model, photograph, paint, or code, Guru’s faculty of industry veterans will make sure you have what it takes to succeed.

Founded in 2002, GDAC is accredited and licensed to operate under Alberta Innovation and Advanced Education’s Private Vocational Training Branch. GDAC programs are eligible for Student Aid funding provincially and federally.

Presented in partnership between Guru Digital Arts College and the Art Gallery of Alberta as part of Late Night Wednesdays.

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Poetry Slam Night

Slam Poetry Night at the Gallery

With Breath in Poetry and Jason Lee Norman
Wednesday, November 5, 6-9 pm

Art Gallery of Alberta
Free with Gallery Admission

Join your AGA for a night of rhymes, rhythms and rivalry! The night will feature a spoken-word open mic and poetry slam hosted by Edmonton poetry collective Breath In Poetry and EPL’s writer in residence Jason Lee Norman. Plus, we’ve got mad-libs stations, drink specials and more!

6-7 pm | Spoken word open mic
7-9 pm | Poetry Slam

Registration required for the Poetry Slam. Please include your name, age (slam contestants must be over 18) and contact information.

Hosted in partnership with Breath In Poetry and the Edmonton Public Library.
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Full Schedule

Every Wednesday, 6-9 pm
Free with Gallery admission

In the spirit of Toulouse’s scene, your AGA is partnering with groups from our community to bring you a mélange of activities and entertainment. Watch for upcoming Late Nights featuring French film, Lego competitions, costume, music and more.


September

Wednesday, September 17 | Late Night Wednesdays Fall Kick Off

Wednesday, September 24 | Movie Night


October

Wednesday, October 1 | Nocturne Preview Night

Wednesday, October 8 | Lego Night

Wednesday, October 15 | Video Night

Wednesday, October 22 | Late Night Wednesday

Wednesday, October 29 | Drawing Night


November

Wednesday, November 5 | Poetry Night

Wednesday, November 12 | Games Night


Every Wednesday

Drinks

Zinc is featuring $5.50 Toulouse-Lautrec inspired cocktails and a Toulouse’s own Earthquake Absinthe cocktail for $8 & every Wednesday this Fall! Plus receive a free appetizer when you purchase any signature drink.


Shop AGA

Receive 20% off anything in store when you spend a minimum of $50*. Check out their Toulouse-inspired goodies now available in store >

*Cannot be combined with any other discounts or offers. Members will receive a total of 20% off.


Enter to win

Every Wednesday you can enter to win two passes to your AGA and a grand prize of two tickets to our November 15 Refinery late-night art party!*

*Must be in attendance from 5-9 pm on Wednesdays to enter. Grand prize winners must be over the age of 18.