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For Immediate Release
June 5, 2012
Edmonton, AB (June 5/12) – It’s The Everyday Way to Your AGA! Connecting people, art and ideas is now easier than ever as the Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) teams up with Edmonton Transit System (ETS) to bring Transit users a special deal.
Starting immediately, visitors to the AGA can present their validated ETS ticket, transfer or monthly pass to Guest and Member Services to receive a $3 discount on admission. This offer is valid only on the day of ticket validation or with a current bus pass and cannot be combined with any other offer and excludes special events and ticketed activities.
The AGA is committed to being accessible to all Albertans. With direct access from Churchill LRT Station and several downtown bus routes, taking ETS makes your AGA more accessible than ever.
From afternoon to after work, with family or on your own—Alberta’s must-see visual arts destination is only a few stops away. Make your next stop your AGA!
For more information visit youraga.ca/ETS
A partnership promotion between the Art Gallery of Alberta and Edmonton Transit System
For media information please contact:
Shaun Peters, Senior Manager, Marketing and Communications
T: 780.392.2466 E: Shaun.Peters@youraga.ca
Kimberly Van Nieuvenhuyse, Communications Specialist
T: 780.392.2468 E: Kimberly.VanNieuvenhuyse@youraga.ca
About the Art Gallery of Alberta
The Art Gallery of Alberta is a centre of excellence for the visual arts in Western Canada, connecting people, art and ideas. The AGA is focused on the development and presentation of original exhibitions of contemporary and historical art from Alberta, Canada and around the world. The AGA also offers a full-range of art education and public programs. Founded in 1924, the Art Gallery of Alberta maintains a collection of more than 6,000 objects and is the oldest cultural institution in Alberta and the only museum in the province solely dedicated to the exhibition and preservation of art and visual culture. The AGA recently underwent a major re-building project. Designed by Los Angeles architect Randall Stout, the 85,000 sq foot (7,900 sq metres) new AGA opened to the public on January 31, 2010. The new Gallery features three floors of premiere exhibition space; the City of Edmonton Terrace; the Singhmar Centre for Art Education; Zinc restaurant; Shop AGA; Ledcor Theatre and an Art Rental and Sales Gallery.
ETS is a fully integrated, progressive, easy-to-use public transit system that supports economic development and improves the quality of life in Edmonton. ETS believes in providing customer-focused, safe, reliable and affordable public transit services that link people and places