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Opening Party: Sobey Art Award Exhibition

Join us for the Sobey Art Award Exhibition Opening Party. 

The Sobey Art Award is recognized as the pre-eminent prize for Canadian artists 40 and under and we are proud to showcase the works of the five 2019 short-listed artists. Come celebrate some of this country’s most exciting young artists!

7pm Doors/Free admission
7:30pm Welcoming remarks
7:50-10:30pm Tour the Sobey Art Award Exhibition, The AGA galleries and enjoy the cash bar, appetizers and music by DJ Text Chunk.

*Come at 5pm for our separate free-with-ticket event, Sobey Art Award: Artist Roundtable.

The Sobey Art Award Exhibition is organized by the National Gallery of Canada and the Sobey Art Foundation in collaboration with the Art Gallery of Alberta. Curated by Lindsey Sharman.

Free courtesy of The Sobey Art Foundation.




Photo of Brandon Smith from Text Chunk

Text Chunk is the main project from the Canadian-based producer & Kudatah label founder, Brandon Smith. Smith’s latest work contorts all manners of uptempo leftfield dance, juke and retro-breakbeat sounds into freakish, entrancing & jaw-clenching club cuts.

Dates and Tickets

Free. Courtesy of The Sobey Art Foundation.
Free. Courtesy of The Sobey Art Foundation.
No upcoming dates.
Show past dates
Audience: All ages


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