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Winners of RBC Painting Competition, Vancouver Mayor's Arts Awards, 2015 Kingston Prize, and international wildlife photography by UK Natural History Museum and BBC plus public sculpture competition at Edmonton's new Rogers Place hockey arena. more

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The Exposure photography festival expands from southern Alberta to Edmonton for the first time this February, where exhibitions include Tokyo, by leading American photographer Matthew Pillsbury, at the Douglas Udell Gallery from Feb. 7 to Feb. 21. more

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Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art is marking its 30th anniversary of support for female artists, arts writers and curators in Winnipeg. more

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Quebec artist Nadia Myre is the recipient of the $50,000 Sobey Art Award. The jury praised Myre’s distinctive visual vocabulary and use of traditional crafts within a contemporary multidisciplinary practice. more

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"Carved bone depicting a happy face"

Photo: Courtesy UBC Laboratory of Archaeology and the Musqueam Indian Band, Vancouver.

Two cultural institutions – the Museum of Vancouver and UBC’s Museum of Anthropology – are teaming up with the Musqueam First Nation to explore the region’s early history in a project that features three distinct exhibitions. more

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Featuring Katerina Atanassova, Michael Audain, and Janice Price. more

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"Artist Kara Sievewright on the Chilkoot Trail"

Photo by Genesee Keevil

Kara Sievewright expected solitude, gold-rush history and the odd grizzly during her two-week artist residency on the Chilkoot Trail. more

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"Rapides et dangereux"

Purchased 2007
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa.
 Photo © National Gallery of Canada.

The Quebec artists’ collective BGL, composed of Jasmin Bilodeau, Sébastien Giguère and Nicolas Laverdière, will represent Canada at next year’s Venice Biennale. more

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"Moses"

University of Lethbridge Art Collection. Gift of the House of Seagram.

Located near the American pavilion, Moses stood some 17 feet tall and weighed almost two tons. Cast in bronze, its mass and strength immediately impressed Dr Van Christou. more

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