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The AGA remains temporarily closed in the interest of public health and safety.


We are aware of the recent Provincial announcement that museums and galleries will be able to re-open as early as May 14, provided recommended capacity, sanitation and social distancing conditions are met. Our team is currently developing a plan for when the AGA will be able to safely re-open and will be making an announcement shortly.

Thank you for your understanding and patience, keeping our audiences healthy and safe is our first concern.

Notice of Annual General Meeting

 
We invite you to join us for our 2020 Annual General Meeting for a review of 2019, and an update on our most current planning for 2020. The AGM is open to all Members of the Art Gallery of Alberta.
 
AGA Annual General Meeting
Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 5pm MST
Via Zoom Webinar

Membership and Voting
Be sure to purchase or renew your Membership by Thursday, May 21 to take advantage of your voting privileges! Membership gives you a vote at the AGM, as well as numerous other benefits throughout the year.
 
To renew/purchase your Membership click here.
 
RSVP by May 21, 2020 through the link provided here: AGM RSVP
You will receive a Zoom link, calendar invite and meeting materials in a separate email one week prior to the meeting date.
 
We look forward to seeing you at this informative evening, celebrating your AGA’s successful 2019.

Celebrate International Museum Day on Monday, May 18

Starting next week, follow along on AGA social media to get to know the curators who have created some of your favourite AGA exhibitions. Five AGA curators will be taking over our social media to share their personal museum memories, favourite projects, meaningful artworks and great art trips. 

Check out our FacebookInstagram and Twitter accounts for #AGACuratorTakeover.

#AGAlive

Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 28 and virtually join Elisabeth Hill, AGA Programming and Engagement Coordinator as she leads an interactive talk about In Golden Light - registration coming soon!
 
Missed an AGAlive event? Watch recordings of past events here:

Sneak Peek: Damian Moppett's Untitled Abstract Drawing in Space

Thanks to an Alberta Foundation for the Arts Public Art Commission grant, the Art Gallery of Alberta has commissioned Canadian artist Damian Moppett to create an installation for long-term display in the AGA Atrium. The work was installed right before we closed our doors to the public. Read about the installation in Galleries West here.

Artist in Conversation: Roy Caussy

AGA Curator Lindsey Sharman recently had a virtual conversation with artist Roy Caussy on his RBC New Works exhibition Roy Caussy: The King is Dead...
They documented their discussion with selected images of the exhibition.

Organized by the Art Gallery of Alberta. Curated by Lindsey Sharman. Sponsored by The RBC New Works Gallery.

The RBC New Works Gallery features new artworks by Alberta artists. Initiated in 1998 and named the RBC New Works Gallery in 2008, this gallery space continues the Art Gallery of Alberta’s tradition of supporting Alberta artists. Presented with the support of the RBC Emerging Artists Project.

Watch this behind the scenes video on how we store paintings, works on paper and sculptures from our collection of over 6,000 objects.

#AGAeducation


Keep the family entertained with fun art activities from AGA Education and Learning:
Videos Activities
Join Dara, Head of Education and Learning at the AGA, in the studio for a tutorial on making relief sculpture with plasticine.

Discover Leiden circa 1630: Rembrandt Emerges

​Gain a deeper insight into the exhibition with a look at some of the featured artworks such as Pieter Lastman's The Angel with Manoah and His Wife and through our video series with AGA Collections Manager and Curatorial Associate, Danielle Siemens.
Watch the complete series on our YouTube channel here.
AGA Collections Manager and Curatorial Associate Danielle recently spoke with Russell Bowers on CBC's Daybreak Alberta about Rembrandt Emerges. Listen here. (Aired May 3, 2020)

Comments/Suggestions

 
What would you like to see, hear or learn more about? Let us know by emailing marketing@yourga.ca!
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