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University of Alberta

University of Alberta Museums welcomes three curators to the Mactaggart art collection and the University of Alberta art collection. more

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If we could record our thoughts and play them back, most people would be declared barely on the edge of sanity. Endless circles, random associations and meanderings of the mind almost miraculously come together to make up character and personality. more

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"Moccasin tops created by Florence Moses of Whitehorse"

Photo by Christi Belcourt.

Christi Belcourt, a Métis artist based in Espanola, Ont., was looking for a way to bring attention to the issue of violence against aboriginal women when she had the idea for an installation of moccasin vamps – the top part that’s often beaded. more

STORIES

Universities hold some of the most extensive and exciting art collections in western Canada. How do they stay relevant and accessible? more

STORIES

Surveying the work of an artist who broke down the boundaries between contemporary and Aboriginal art. more

STORIES

Art and healthcare have been linked for as long as human beings have produced works of art and worried about their physical well-being. more

NEWS

George Mihalcheon, modest to a fault, has always referred to himself as a Sunday painter. more

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