What is a home? What does it mean to you? Has your home changed due to immigration, economic or political change? Challenge your pre-conceived notions and explore Turbulent Landings: The NGC 2017 Canadian Biennial which features art from Canada and around the world. Join us in a conversation on identity, storytelling and activism and create your own mixed-media story, handmade journals and more!
Join Edmonton’s Poet Laureate, Ahmed Knowmadic, and Edmonton’s only spoken word collective, Breath In Poetry, for a series of poetic responses to three current AGA exhibitions: WordMark: A New Chapter Acquisition Project, Faye HeavyShield: Calling Stones (Conversations), and Turbulent Landings: The 2017 NGC Canadian Biennial.
Join artists Dara Humniski and Sergio Serrano in conversation with Jessie Beier as they discuss their practice and new collaborative exhibition RBC Work Room: Dara Humniski + Sergio Serrano -Monument. In this hour-long program, the artists will hold an artist talk before leading visitors through a tour of the exhibition space.
Get ready for the holiday season by creating your very own printed wrapping paper. Learn how to make tessellations like M.C. Escher and be inspired by patterns found in artwork of current exhibitions. Use relief printing techniques to make fun and unique hand-made gift wrapping and cards.
How are you feeling right now? Right this second? Through a series of games, dive into your own emotions and build a Mood Mask! Create a physical artifact about your trip to the AGA and how you felt today—surprise yourself!