Art Gallery of Alberta


Photo courtesy of Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver

Does creativity run in families? Damian Moppett and his dad, Ron, who exhibit together this fall at the Art Gallery of Alberta, are just one example of how family ties play out in the arts. more

Sep 14, 2016 2:07 PM PREVIEWS

It’s an odd irony: grand new art galleries are opening across the west just as the digital age ushers in unprecedented access to art from the comfort of our sofas. more

Sep 7, 2016 12:03 PM ART APPRECIATION

Duane Linklater, "Beast of Burden," 2016

Courtesy of the artist and Catriona Jeffries Gallery. Photo: Blaine Campbell

My first job was teaching art at the Edmonton Art Gallery. I loved every moment until two First Nations children came to me distraught because other kids were quietly making vile racist comments. more

May 26, 2016 12:10 PM EXHIBITIONS

Michael Morris, "City Deluxe 5", 1968/2012, etching and aquatint, 30” x 22” (edition of 25 published by Kardosh Projects)  Courtesy the artist and Kardosh Projects, Vancouver

Courtesy the artist and Kardosh Projects, Vancouver

"The Blur in Between", which questions the boundaries between disciplines such as contemporary art, design, craft, typography, architecture and digital art, is no exception. more

Feb 19, 2016 11:28 PM EXHIBITIONS

2017 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art will feature artists from Fort McMurray to Lethbridge; for the first time, the group will gather a year ahead to collaborate at The Banff Centre this summer. more

Jan 25, 2016 11:12 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

Edmonton artist Dana Holst’s solo exhibition, "She’s All That", includes oil paintings and encaustic drawings that look at female identity, rites of passage and bullying. more

Dec 31, 2015 6:25 AM PREVIEWS

At Remai Modern, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Walter Philips Gallery, Nikkei National Gallery and Winnipeg Art Gallery. more

Sep 24, 2015 9:16 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

Dorothy Henzell "Children in the Wood," date unknown

Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Bates: Art Gallery of Alberta Collection

Expressionism gripped Alberta artists in the 20th century. This show focuses on five of them – Maxwell Bates, William Leroy Stevenson, John Snow, Dorothy Henzell Willis and Laura Evans Reid. more

Sep 7, 2015 8:34 PM PREVIEWS

Chris Cran, "Orange Woman" (Chorus Series 13.5)

Courtesy of the artist and TrepanierBaer

IN MY OPINION: Chris Cran love-fest: Major retrospective for Calgary artist

Senior Calgary artist Chris Cran has achieved a remarkable and unique career milestone. The National Gallery of Canada and the Art Gallery of Alberta have come together to organize a 40-year survey of his art for display in Edmonton and Ottawa. more

Aug 19, 2015 10:36 PM In My Opinion 1 Comments

The Art Gallery of Alberta presents "POP SHOW!" Dazzled by the Everyday, featuring work by international art stars. more

May 23, 2015 9:49 PM PREVIEWS

"Future Station"

Photo: Kristy Trinier.

Curated by AGA curator Kristy Trinier, "Future Station" is the ninth iteration of the Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art, which has been spearheaded by the gallery with intermittent partners since 1996. more

Mar 3, 2015 7:26 PM EXHIBITIONS

"The Clock"

Courtesy White Cube, London, and Paula Cooper Gallery, New York.

The Art Gallery of Alberta presents "The Clock", a ground-breaking 24-hour video installation by Christian Marclay. In addition to screenings during regular Gallery hours, The Clock will be shown in its entirety during three 24-hour screenings. more

Feb 9, 2015 3:09 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

"Vancouver Hotel"

Courtesy of Peter Robertson Gallery.

Calgary photographer Colin Smith investigates simple lens-based technologies based on his experience as a lighting technician and cinematographer in the film industry. more

Jan 13, 2015 10:29 PM PREVIEWS


Collection of Mendel Art Gallery.

Two public galleries are mounting special exhibitions this year to celebrate milestone anniversaries – the Art Gallery of Alberta turns 90, while the Mendel Art Gallery in Saskatoon is 50. more

Oct 6, 2014 9:24 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

The Art Gallery of Alberta has chosen 42 artists for "Future Station", next year’s instalment of the Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art. more

Oct 6, 2014 9:23 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

"Future Station: 2015 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art" (January 24 - May 3, 2015) is an examination of the creative practices at work with Alberta artists and ultimately an expression on what it feels like to be an artist in Alberta. more

Jun 30, 2014 8:11 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

The award-winning exhibition "TRAFFIC: Conceptual Art in Canada 1965-1980", co-organized by the AGA, opens today at the Canadian Cultural Centre in Paris, France under the new title "Get Hold of This Space: A Geography of Conceptual Art in Canada". more

Feb 7, 2014 5:20 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

"The Righteous"

Photo courtesy Sarah Fuller.

Edmonton-based artist Brenda Draney presents a series of spare paintings in Suspend, which considers her relationship to her childhood home in the Alberta town of Slave Lake. more

Dec 21, 2013 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

The Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) is announces the 2015 "Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art" Call for Submissions is now open to resident Alberta artists. more

Oct 28, 2013 7:39 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

It’s not often that an internationally recognized artist creates a populist exhibition with children in mind, but that’s exactly what Geoffrey Farmer has done. more

Sep 25, 2013 12:00 AM EXHIBITIONS



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