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Archive for July, 2010

Art Education at the Gallery

A Year In Review: Since the collapse of the gallery in 2007, we have been without adequate facilities in the gallery to offer hands on activities to school classes, so we have taken those activities to the students’ own classrooms. Between April 2009 and March 2010, we visited 115 classrooms …

What Will the Gallery Look Like?

We’ve started the construction phase of the restoration project on the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie’s previous home in the historic 1929 Grande Prairie High School building (103 Ave & 99 Street) and we’d like to show you what the building will look like when it’s completed in 2011.

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Summer Newsletter

If you haven’t picked up your copy at the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie yet, you can view our ARTimage newsletter online.  Learn more about the gallery’s upcoming phase of construction, events held during the Street Performers Festival in July, Art Insight Tours and summer art exhibitions.

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Laura St.Pierre: AutoPark

AutoPark is a portable garden of defunct vehicles that have been converted into large-scale terrariums. Cars, vans, trucks and SUVs house communities of native plants, re-inserting the wilderness into contrived urban landscapes. Riffing off of the history of the enclosed growing space, the artist investigates our evolving relationship to the …

Art Insight Tours

We invite you to join us for a free tour and learn more about the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie and our past, present and future. We will share our story in a special 1 hour tour in a small group setting. We encourage you to bring a friend, colleague …

Montrose Cultural Centre design earns award

The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie would like to congratulate Teeple Architects Inc. for winning the 2010 Prairie Design Award of Excellence.  The Montrose Cultural Centre is home to the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie, the Grande Prairie Public Library, and Esquires Coffee House.  Read the following article published July …

TREX Exhibition at GPRC

The TREX program at the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie is pleased to present the art exhibition What Lies Beneath, on view now at the Grande Prairie Regional College until August 13, 2010.  See What Lies Beneath this summer in the GPRC Glass Gallery located near Pillars cafeteria.

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Gallery in Daily Herald-Tribune

The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie was featured on the front page of the Daily Herald-Tribune on Monday, July 5, 2010.

Record number of visitors for local art gallery
The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie had a record number of visitors last year, despite being closed for nearly 20% of …