Art Gallery of Alberta

Public Service Announcement

Public Service Announcement

June 7, 2010

EDMONTON, AB – The Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) invites the public to listen to local artist Sandra Bromley in conversation with the Gallery’s Deputy Director/Chief Curator Catherine Crowston on Thursday, June 10 from 5:30-6:30 pm. Bromley will discuss her recently opened AGA exhibition, Sandra Bromley: FIRE, which represents victims of violence from Sierra Leone conflict zones through video-portraits, light-boxes and neutralized rifles. The free talk takes place on the 2nd floor landing and includes admission to Bromley’s exhibition.

This event is part of an on-going series, Conversations with the Artist, which features the various artists presented in the RBC New Works Gallery. The AGA’s RBC New Works Gallery is a space devoted to the presentation of new artworks by established and emerging Albertan artists.

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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 over 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 opens 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 resto lounge; Shop AGA; Ledcor Theatre and an Art Rental and Sales Gallery.

The Art Gallery of Alberta is a not-for-profit organization that relies on the support of its Members, donors, sponsors and government. The AGA is grateful for the generous support of the many public and private donors and sponsors who have made the AGA’s New Vision possible, as well as the ongoing support of the City of Edmonton, the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, The Canada Council for the Arts and our Members.