Art Gallery of Alberta

For Immediate Release
June 25, 2014

Dentons presents Canada Day at your AGA: free admission and galleries of Canadian art!

See iconic Canadian works of art by Group of Seven artists Lawren Harris and A.Y. Jackson.

Edmonton, AB (June 25/14) – Include a visit to the Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) as part of your 2014 Canada Day celebrations with FREE ADMISSION courtesy of Dentons LLP on Tuesday, July 1 from 11 am to 5 pm.

“We are honoured to once again partner with the AGA on this terrific event for Edmontonians,” said Dennis Picco, Managing Partner, Dentons LLP. “The AGA is a remarkable landmark for this province, and one that should be explored. Canada Day at the AGA provides Edmontonians with the opportunity to celebrate in style, explore this amazing structure and gather together to celebrate not only Canadian pride but Edmontonian pride as well.”

Canada Day at your AGA features family friendly, Canada Day-inspired art projects that you can share, wear and take with you. All three floors of exhibitions will be open for viewing, providing visitors with the opportunity to see historical and contemporary works by local and national artists. Current exhibitions include: Lawren Harris and A.Y. Jackson: Jasper/Robson 1924; High Adventure: Byron Harmon in the Columbia Icefield, 1924; 90 x 90: Celebrating Art in Alberta, New Lines: Contemporary Drawings from the National Gallery of Canada; Alma Louise Visscher: Cathedral Cumulus and Jill Stanton: Strange Dream.

Dentons Presents Canada Day at your AGA: Celebrating Families
Tuesday, July 1, 11 am-5 pm
Free admission courtesy of Dentons LLP


Media Contact
Oksana Gowin, Director of Marketing and Communications
780.392.2466 or Oksana.Gowin@youraga.ca

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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 more than 6,000 objects and is the oldest cultural institution in Alberta. It is the only museum in the province solely dedicated to the exhibition and preservation of art and visual culture.

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.