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Talks & Lectures

Talks & Lectures

March 2016

Friday, March 4 | Conversations with the Artists: Brittney Bear Hat and Richelle Bear Hat More information >

Saturday, March 5 | Curator’s Lecture: 7: Professional Native Indian Artists Inc. More information >

Wednesday, March 23 | Curator’s Walkthrough: Out of the Woods: Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven More information >

Wednesday, March 30 | The Colours of Pride, 1973 with preface by Carmen Robertson More information >

April 2016

Sunday, April 10 | Conversation with the Artist: Sean Caulfield: The Flood More information >

Wednesday, April 20 | Curator’s Walkthrough: The Blur In Between More information >



Join us in the Ledcor Theatre for free, art-focussed film screenings, taking place one Wednesday evening per month starting January 27.

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, 2007
Directed by Julian Schnabel
Wednesday, January 27, 7 pm
Ledcor Theatre

The award-winning, and Golden Globe and Academy Award nominated true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffered a stroke at the age of 43, which left him with a condition known as locked-in syndrome. The condition left him paralyzed him from the neck down.

Design Matters Film Series – Part 2
Wednesday, February 24, 7 pm
Ledcor Theatre

The second part of our Design Matters Film Series, created in partnership with Media Architecture Design Edmonton and the University of Alberta, Part 2 features a series of short films based around accessible design.

The Colours of Pride, 1973 with preface by Carmen Robertson
Wednesday, March 30, 7 pm
Ledcor Theatre

Beginning with a contextualization from University of Regina Associate Professor and Norval Morrisseau expert Carmen Robertson, this NFB film is an introduction to the work of Norval Morrisseau, Allen Sapp, Alex Janvier, and Daphne Odjig, shown in conjunction with the exhibition 7: Professional Native Indian Artists Inc.

Coast Modern, 2012
Directed by Leah Mallen
Wednesday, April 20, 8 pm
Ledcor Theatre

Travelling along the Pacific North West coastline from LA to Vancouver, the film showcases the pioneers of West Coast Modernist Architecture, and the homes that have become their legacies. This film will be screened in connection to The Blur in Between and Curator Kristy Trinier’s talk the same night.

The AGA presents Coast Modern as a part of REEL CANADA’s National Canadian Film Day

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Art for Lunch

Art for Lunch


Art for Lunch 2016– Now a Tour Program!

Third Thursday of the Month
12:10 – 12:50 pm

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.

January 21
Living Building Thinking: Art and Expressionism

February 18
The Blur in Between

March 17
Charrette Roulette: FABRIC

April 21
7: Professional Native Indian Artists Inc.