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Archive for August, 2010

Alberta Arts Days

September 17 – 19, 2010

Grande Prairie is one of five featured celebration sites in Alberta and the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie will partner with other community organizations, including the Centre for Creative Arts, to present exciting activities throughout the Arts Days weekend.

What an Amazing Weekend!
To learn …

Community Connections Event

August 28, 2010  
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Montrose Cultural Centre

Visit the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie during the event to learn more about the restoration project.  Visitors can also view art exhibitions including The Wild Side of Art and AutoPark.

The fall issue of Community Connections …

Tim Heimdal’s Mural at the Gallery

A true renaissance for Heimdal
Josephine Lim – Daily Herald-Tribune staff

It’s been a long three years but local mural painter Tim Heimdal is finally showing a children’s summer interactive display in the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie.

Before the gallery’s snow-load roof collapse in 2007, Heimdal’s work was to …

Seeking Art Instructors

We’re looking for artists to share their talents and inspire students with art! The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie is currently seeking local art instructors for its Artist in the Classroom program. As the name implies, the program brings professional artists into school classrooms to offer memorable experiences to students. …

Final week of Le Jardin du sommeil

This is the final week to view the art exhibition Le Jardin du sommeil.  We hope you will be one of almost 4,000 people to experience the exhibition from artist Spring Hurlbut at the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie.  The final day to see the collection of about 100 …

AutoPark Featured

Grow your own art
Darrell Winwood – Herald-Tribune staff

The next time you drive past the Montrose Cultural Centre, don’t despair, that’s not a broken down piece of junk car parked in front of the city’s premier cultural space like an washing machine on a redneck’s lawn.

Take a closer …