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The Art Gallery of Alberta respectfully acknowledges that we are located in Treaty 6 Territory, the traditional land of diverse Indigenous Peoples including the Plains Cree, Woodland Cree, Beaver Cree, Nitsitapi/Blackfoot, Métis, Nakota Sioux, Anishinaabe/Saulteaux/Ojibwe and Dene Peoples. We also acknowledge the many Indigenous, Inuit and Métis people who make Alberta their home today.

Community Tour of 'Water-Wise, River Breath' with Christine Sokaymoh Frederick

Installation view of Water-Wise, River Breath: Reframing design’s role with water, ArtGallery of Alberta, Edmonton, 2022.

Join us for the June edition of our Community Tour Series which invites a new speaker each month to lead a tour of a current exhibition, giving our audience a unique perspective on the artwork on display. This month we are thrilled to welcome Executive Director of the Dreamspeakers Festival Society Christine Sokaymoh Frederick, to lead a tour of the exhibition Water-Wise, River Breath that explore's design’s role with water. This tour is happening during our monthly FREE night at the AGA, which happens the last Thursday of the month from 4-7pm.

About the Speaker

Christine Sokaymoh Frederick is executive director and producer of the annual Dreamspeakers Indigenous Film Festival (DIFF) and the Rubaboo Arts Festival. She is Cree-Métis with forty years of artistic experience. She has served on many artistic boards including the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra/Winspear Centre, the Edmonton Arts Council and Alberta Foundation of the Arts. She served on the committees for the ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞ Indigenous Public Art Park, the City of Edmonton’s Indigenous Artist in Residency, and the National Advisory Committee for the National Arts Centre’s Creation Fund. She is the recipient of the 2007 Esquao Award in Arts and the 2016 Mayor's award for Excellence in Artistic Leadership.

Learn more about Water-wise, River Breath: Reframing design's role with water.

Registration is recommended for guest attending in person.

Dates and Tickets

In-person | Free
In-person | Free
No upcoming dates.
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Audience: All ages

Hours

Monday: closed
Tuesday: closed
Wednesday: 11am-5pm
Thursday: 11am-7pm
Friday: 11am-5pm
Saturday: 11am-5pm
Sunday: 11am-5pm

Admission

AGA members
FREE
Youth 0-17
FREE
Alberta students 18+
FREE
Out-of-province students
$10
General admission
$14
Seniors 65+
$10

Location

2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T5J 2C1

780.422.6223
info@youraga.ca

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The Art Gallery of Alberta respectfully acknowledges that we are located in Treaty 6 Territory, the traditional land of diverse Indigenous Peoples including the Plains Cree, Woodland Cree, Beaver Cree, Nitsitapi/Blackfoot, Métis, Nakota Sioux, Anishinaabe/Saulteaux/Ojibwe and Dene Peoples. We also acknowledge the many Indigenous, Inuit and Métis people who make Alberta their home today.