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Archive for November, 2010

Getting to Know the Gallery

Do you want to get to know the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie better? Are you interested in learning how the gallery started in 1975?  How the building partially collapsed in 2007?  What is the Montrose Cultural Centre?   What is the restoration project and how will the Art Gallery of …

PIE Luncheon

On December 9, 2010 the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie will host the PIE Luncheon. This luncheon is a free, one-hour fundraising event intended to inform community members of the work the Gallery is currently doing and hopes to continue into the future in the areas of Preservation, Inspiration and …

Letter From Grimshaw

A letter from the Grimshaw Municipal Library inspired by the travelling exhibition Without End: Collaborative Drawing/Exploring the Lines That Keep Us Apart on view at the Grimshaw Municipal Library in Grimshaw, AB in July 2010:

I must admit when I first received the exhibit I thought how am I going …

“Muse” now Online

A new blog called Muse is now on the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie’s website and we’re looking for submissions from visitors of our travelling exhibitions.  Muse is designed to capture the visual and written responses from the audiences of our travelling exhibition program.  It is for students and venue …

Student work from Whitelaw

Student artwork inspired by the travelling exhibition 75 Million: Bison Drawings of Adrian Stimson on view at Whitelaw Elementary School in Whitelaw, AB in September 2010.

Learn more about the exhibition 75 Million: Bison Drawings of Adrian Stimson

Learn more about the Travelling Exhibition program

SHARE YOUR INSPIRATION

Welcome to Muse!  Muse is designed to capture the visual and written responses from the audiences of our travelling exhibition program.  Muse is for students and venue participants in Northern Alberta to showcase their talents in direct response to the art they view in the TREX (Travelling Exhibition) program.  If …

Gallery Visitors Respond

We would like to thank all of the gallery visitors who have participated in our Paper Brick project by sharing their thoughts and feelings about art.  We have over 250 paper bricks on display at the gallery.  We sincerely look forward to more of your insights.

What are people saying?

Gallery collecting winter items for Rotary House

By ERIC PLUMMER, Daily Herald-Tribune staff

To ensure that everyone in Grande Prairie has warm clothes this winter, Art Gallery of Grande Prairie is accepting coats, scarves, mitts and socks as well as personal hygiene products such as toothpaste, soap and shampoo. The goods will be given to Rotary House …

Gallery revives members show

By DAMIEN WOOD, Herald-Tribune staff
View this article on Daily Herald-Tribune’s website.

The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie is bringing back an old and favoured tradition for its members. A Members Exhibition opened Thursday at the Kin Gallery in Centre 2000’s Heritage Discovery Centre.

Spotlighting 42 pieces, the exhibit will …