Talks & Lectures
Join us in the Ledcor Theatre for free, exhibition related film screenings, taking place one Wednesday evening per month.
One Week, 2008 and The Alan Wood Ranch Project, 1985
Wednesday, January 25, 7pm
After being diagnosed with a terminal illness, Ben Tyler sets out on a motorcycle to visit important Canadian landmarks.
The Alan Wood Ranch Project
The Alan Wood Ranch Project is a film-based artwork by Steve DeNure and Chris Lowry. The film features the foothills of the Rockies filmed over the course of four seasons.
These films are being screened in conjunction with Season to Season, Coast to Coast.
Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye, 2003 and Muybridge’s Strings, 2011
Wednesday, February 22, 7pm
Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye
In this film, Director Heinz Bütler interviews Henri Cartier-Bresson shortly before his death in 2004. Cartier-Bresson reviews his photography and remarkable life experiences during his long career.
This animated short film reflects on the idea of time as it appears in the photography of Eadweard Muybridge.
These films are being screened in connection with Clocks for Seeing: Photography, Time and Motion.
The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1945
Wednesday, March 29, 7pm
Based on the well-known book by Oscar Wilde, the film follows the life of the handsome Dorian Gray. As time passes, the morally corrupt Gray does not age, but hidden up in his attic, a portrait of Gray slowly becomes uglier with each of his transgressions.
This film is being screened in connection with The Looking Glass.
Film Night: EXistenZ, 1999
Wednesday, April 19, 7pm
Set sometime in the future where video games merge with virtual reality, game designer Allegra Geller tests out her newest creation – eXistenZ. When the only copy of eXistenZ is damaged, Geller must try to work with Ted Pikul, a technology resister, to help her save the game.
This Canadian sci-fi- film is being screened in connection with the exhibition Survival Guide and is being shown in partnership with National Canadian Film Day by REEL Canada.
This film is being screened in connection with Survival Guide
Art for Lunch
Art for Lunch 2016– Now a Tour Program!
Third Thursday of the Month
12:10 – 12:50 pm
Free with Admission
Are you ravenous for deeper learning about art? Join one of our skilled Gallery Attendants each month for an insightful perspective on an AGA exhibition or exhibited artwork, and then explore the core themes through looking at art together.
David Altmejd: The Vessel
Clocks for Seeing: Photography, Time and Motion
The Looking Glass