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October 2014

Nocturne: Mascarade à la Moulin Rouge

October 25 @ 8:00 pm - October 26 @ 1:00 am

The Moulin Rouge was the height of nightlife and spectacle in turn-of-the-century Paris, and we’re bringing that spirit back for our annual Halloween party. Join us in your most daring evening attire and help us recreate the decadent atmosphere of Paris’ most infamous cabaret. Burlesque bustiers and Cancan ruffles, over-the-top rhinestones and feathers, embellished vests and stately stovepipe hats. . . nothing’s too bold for the Moulin Rouge! Saturday, October 25, 2014 8 pm–1 am | 18+ $150/ $125 AGA…

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Tours for Tots

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Drop-in Wednesday mornings for these family fun adventures with art! Visits include Gallery explorations, art-making, story-telling, and more! Each Art Adventure has a different theme related to current exhibitions and promotes early childhood learning skills such as literacy, numeracy, community awareness and creative expression. For families and kids aged 3-5 Wednesdays, 10-11 am Free with Gallery admission More information >

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November 2014

The Toulouse Lecture

November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was an astonishingly inventive artist who was an aristocrat, dwarf, and dipsomaniac who died just short of his 37th birthday. The lecture will however separate the artist’s extraordinarily innovative art from the details of his colourful life. Hollis Clayson will focus on four topics: his invention of the imagery by which we know Belle Epoque Paris, his pioneering work in the medium of the poster, his triumph with the artistic avant garde as well as a mass…

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November 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Drop-in Wednesday mornings for these family fun adventures with art! Visits include Gallery explorations, art-making, story-telling, and more! Each Art Adventure has a different theme related to current exhibitions and promotes early childhood learning skills such as literacy, numeracy, community awareness and creative expression. For families and kids aged 3-5 Wednesdays, 10-11 am Free with Gallery admission More information >

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November 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Drop-in Wednesday mornings for these family fun adventures with art! Visits include Gallery explorations, art-making, story-telling, and more! Each Art Adventure has a different theme related to current exhibitions and promotes early childhood learning skills such as literacy, numeracy, community awareness and creative expression. For families and kids aged 3-5 Wednesdays, 10-11 am Free with Gallery admission More information >

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Refinery

November 15 @ 9:00 pm - November 16 @ 2:00 am

Refinery is an ongoing series of late-night art parties themed around current AGA exhibitions featuring projects by artists, designers and performers from the local arts community. Refinery aims to provide audiences with access to art in its many diverse forms, media and manifestations. The next Refinery is on November 15, 2014 AGA Member tickets go on sale October 21, 2014 More information >

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November 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Drop-in Wednesday mornings for these family fun adventures with art! Visits include Gallery explorations, art-making, story-telling, and more! Each Art Adventure has a different theme related to current exhibitions and promotes early childhood learning skills such as literacy, numeracy, community awareness and creative expression. For families and kids aged 3-5 Wednesdays, 10-11 am Free with Gallery admission More information >

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Art for Lunch: Film as Art?

November 20 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm

Film as Art? A Moving Image features the work of 5 contemporary artists of international acclaim. Each uses time-based media, such as film and video, as the focus of their artistic practice. But what is Video Art exactly? Why do I have to see it in gallery, instead of just watching it on YouTube? Using works in A Moving Image, this Art for Lunch explores these questions and unpacks some of the challenges of video art. Thursday, November 20 12:10-12:50…

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November 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Drop-in Wednesday mornings for these family fun adventures with art! Visits include Gallery explorations, art-making, story-telling, and more! Each Art Adventure has a different theme related to current exhibitions and promotes early childhood learning skills such as literacy, numeracy, community awareness and creative expression. For families and kids aged 3-5 Wednesdays, 10-11 am Free with Gallery admission More information >

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December 2014

Tours for Tots

December 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Drop-in Wednesday mornings for these family fun adventures with art! Visits include Gallery explorations, art-making, story-telling, and more! Each Art Adventure has a different theme related to current exhibitions and promotes early childhood learning skills such as literacy, numeracy, community awareness and creative expression. For families and kids aged 3-5 Wednesdays, 10-11 am Free with Gallery admission More information >

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December 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Located within exhibition spaces, Conversation with the Artist is an ongoing series that features informal and engaging talks between artists, curators and audience members. Join us as we discuss the works featured in the RBC New Works exhibition COLIN SMITH: Obscure Inversions. Friday, December 5, 6:30 pm RBC New Works Gallery, Second Level Free More information >

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Holly Ball 2014

December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The holiday season is just around the corner and with it, one of the Art Gallery of Alberta’s most anticipated events. On Sunday, December 7, we invite you to join us for The Holly Ball, where we will celebrate the end of a spectacular year and welcome a new one to come. As a cornerstone of Edmonton’s cultural community, the AGA is dedicated to bringing a world of art to Alberta and showcasing Alberta art to the world. Events such…

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Curator’s Tour: Suburbia: A Model Life

December 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Get a behind the scenes perspective of Suburbia: A Model Life as AGA curator Kristy Triner walks you through the exhibition. With Kristy Trinier, AGA Curator Tuesday, December 9, 7 pm Exhibition Space, Second Level $15/ $8 AGA Members Free for Ultra and Curator’s Circle Members and Artist Patrons Purchase tickets >

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December 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Drop-in Wednesday mornings for these family fun adventures with art! Visits include Gallery explorations, art-making, story-telling, and more! Each Art Adventure has a different theme related to current exhibitions and promotes early childhood learning skills such as literacy, numeracy, community awareness and creative expression. For families and kids aged 3-5 Wednesdays, 10-11 am Free with Gallery admission More information >

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1 Night Of… The City

December 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This multidisciplinary forum will present invited speakers to debate the question: What makes a City? What is the future of the city? During this event, the idea of The City will be approached from a variety of perspectives, including urban planning and development, artists exploring social practices in the public domain and architecture. One Night Of…The City is hosted in conjunction with a suite of current AGA exhibitions that explores different aspects of the city represented in video, sculpture and…

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December 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Drop-in Wednesday mornings for these family fun adventures with art! Visits include Gallery explorations, art-making, story-telling, and more! Each Art Adventure has a different theme related to current exhibitions and promotes early childhood learning skills such as literacy, numeracy, community awareness and creative expression. For families and kids aged 3-5 Wednesdays, 10-11 am Free with Gallery admission More information >

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Art for Lunch: Reinventing the Home

December 18 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm

Reinventing the Home Levittown, located on Long Island, was the first large-scale suburb in North America and is considered an archetype for post-war residential areas throughout the continent. In this Art for Lunch we will compare Levittown to our city’s Mill Woods in a conversation that explores and contrasts suburban development. Thursday, December 18 12:10-12:50 pm Ledcor Theatre Foyer Free

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January 2015

Studio Y

January 1, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

$12/workshop Studio Y is a space where youth can explore art-making, self expression and meet other teen artists. Taught by experienced artist-instructors, Studio Y Workshops are designed for youth aged 13-17 and aim to offer young artists opportunities to explore their own artistic style while learning about contemporary art-making techniques. Studio Y workshops introduce projects and ideas that give the space for youth to discover their creative voice, develop their range of technical skills, and explore materials in a supportive,…

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