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What's ahead in August


Enrich your August by encountering programming and education classes at your AGA!

Engage further with exhibition-related events, talks, tours, films and art classes. Visitors of all ages and artistic experience can join in and have fun this month at your AGA!


Community Tour
Tuesday, August 8th, 6 pm

Zeinab Abdelaziz representing Assist Community Services

All Day Sunday: Artist-led Workshop with Tamara Cardinal
Sunday, August 13, 12 pm – 4 pm Education Studios

Expand your experience of Tamara Lee-Anne Cardinal’s Akhop: A Blanket, as featured in for the time being: 2017 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art. Learn about the sacred medicines and family gifts Cardinal used to hand-make her paper. Guided by Cardinal, create your own paper-based art project, and consider what feelings, teachings, and meanings you want your work to carry. Bring your own dried plant materials to add to your art.

Community Tour
Tuesday, August 15, 6 pm

Larisa Sembaliuk Cheladyn representing Alberta Council for the Ukrainian Arts and the Kule Folklore Centre

Storytelling Workshop with Marigold Santos
Tuesday, August 15, 6 pm In-Gallery for the time being: 2017 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art

Marigold Santos will discuss how her personal experience of immigration to Canada and the folklore she brought with her from the Philippines has informed the work she creates, exploring notions of identity and mythology. This family-friendly workshop will also invite participants to share their own experiences of immigration and the stories and folklore important to their heritage.

August Vibe
Friday, August 18, 5 pm

Billie Zizi providing the tunes and Stacey Cann leading a stop motion activity!

Community Tour
Tuesday, August 22nd, 6 pm Dawn Marie Marchand, Artist and Writer


Summer ArtBreak camps
August 9 am–4 pm

Cultivate your creative talents and enhance your artistic literacy with one of your AGA’s summer ArtBreak camps! Designed especially for students aged 6–12, ArtBreak weekly day camps run throughout August. Each week features a new theme aimed to connect students with art and ideas.


Tours for Tots
Wednesdays 10 am–11 am

A perfect morning date for parents and their 3-5 year olds

Adult drop-in classes
Wednesdays 7 pm–9 pm

Get your art on every Wednesday from 7-9 PM! No experience necessary 

August 15, 2017


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


'Pay what you May' admission for all essential service workers and our friends in the arts and culture sector.

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


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