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2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada
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March 2015
$280/$252 AGA Members

2015 Spring ArtBreak

March 31 @ 9:00 am - April 3 @ 4:00 pm

Full Week Camps, 9am-4pm Pop Art Factory Students aged 6-8 years $280/$252 AGA members Register now> Explore the work of pop artists Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenburg, Roy Lichtenstein and more in this colourful art camp! Find inspiration wherever you look and experiment with paint, photography and screen printing. This art camp includes out-of-door activities and a special guest artist.  

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$280/$252 AGA Members

2015 Spring ArtBreak

March 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dazzled by the Everyday Students aged 9-12 years $280/$252 AGA members Register now> Where do artists find inspiration? Like the pop artists featured in Gallery, take a look at the world around you and discover the magic of the everyday. Work, play and create with a variety of techniques including screen printing, papier maché sculpture and collage to bring your ideas to life.  

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April 2015
Free with Gallery Admission

BMO All Day Sundays: Experimental Drawing

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Discover the genius of drawing through novel mark-making techniques and participate in a series of drawing experiments. Play with traditional sketching materials in innovative ways to create a series of unexpected artworks. Art activities for all ages Activities | 12-4 pm Free with Gallery Admission BMO All Day Sundays at your AGA feature an afternoon packed full of engaging art-making and exploration! With exciting programs and projects that tie into our current exhibitions, guests of all ages are encouraged to…

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$15/ $10 AGA Members

The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Acquiring contemporary art is about passion and lust, but also about branding and the back story that comes with the art, about the relationship of money and status, and sometimes, about celebrity. The Supermodel and the Brillo Box follows the author’s 2008 book, The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art. Thompson’s presentation offers a journey of discovery in the economics and psychology that produces astronomical prices in the contemporary art market. It all begins with the…

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Art for Lunch

April 16 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm

April 16 with Ellen Pyear Pop Show! brings together some of the most infamous artists who blurred the lines between art and advertising, like Andy Warhol, Roy Litchenstein and Richard Hamilton. This Art for Lunch will take a closer look at the intersection between art and advertising, using Pop art as a starting point to think about contemporary trends.  

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Reading Club

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In the context of the exhibition Future Station: 2015 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art, Curator Kristy Trinier will facilitate a reading session on a text relating to the cultural impact of biennials. Hors d’oeuvres will be provided along with a $5 Zinc cocktail special for a stimulating discussion on the text. A link to the reading can be found below. As space is limited, please register to reserve your seat. Location: Zinc Restaurant, Art Gallery of Alberta Readings The New “Depthiness” e-flux Journal #61…

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May 2015
$135 / $99 Early Bird until March 31

Art on the Block

May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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