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Archive for December, 2008


Do you enjoy conversation?

My name is Germaine Koh and I am an artist looking for volunteer participants for an art project running January 6 to February 2 in Grande Prairie during the Here Now or Nowhere exhibition.

The project “Call” makes telephone connections between strangers, as a sort of …

Studio Mentors – Drawing level II

Students from Studio Mentors Drawing II chose their favorite works for the website.  During the 5 week program, students explored a variety of tools and media and learned to draw animals, still life, and landscapes while learning the fundamentals of design.

Drawing level II:  Nov. 15 – Dec. 13, 2008…

Building News

 The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie is very pleased to report that City Council unanimously passed three motions relating to our historic Central Park School Building.

The three motions were 1)to rescind Council’s decision to demolish the building, 2)to endorse restoration of the historic building, and 3)to immediately begin a …

Update on the Gallery’s Future

 A Message from Art Gallery of Grande Prairie Director Robert Steven:

Hello Friends of the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie,

 Thank you very much for all of your support over the past week in assisting the Gallery and City Council to move forward on resolving the issue of our collapsed …

Gallery Gets a Q-Break

On December 4, the staff of the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie were surprised to hear that they won the Q-Break from Q99 radio station.  The Q-Break happens every Thursday at 10:30 AM with Harrison the Hippie. He came to our office with treats and coffee from Tito’s Bistro & …

Artist in the Classroom News

Read the latest news about the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie’s Artist in the Classroom program as they complete their Fall workshops and enter 2009.

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