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Archive for May, 2011

Art Exhibition Lost in Slave Lake Fire

A wildfire devastated the town of Slave Lake, AB, which is 250 kilometres northwest of Edmonton. The town was evacuated Sunday, May 15, 2011. The fire destroyed more than a third of the homes, along with commercial buildings, the town hall, government centre and library.

The Art Gallery of Grande …

CALL FOR SUMMER ART CAMP INSTRUCTOR

The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie is looking for an enthusiastic person to lead one of our weeklong art camps in July. Do you have a passion for the visual arts and training in different mediums? Do you enjoy working with children and have experience with ages 9-12? If you …

2011/12 TREX Catalogue

The 2011-2012 travelling exhibitions (TREX) catalogue is now available online. The new catalogue showcases the 12 exhibitions that are now available for bookings for venues in Region 1 (Northwest Alberta.) There are four new exhibitions curated by The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie: Liberation from Natural Forms: Ronald Kostyniuk and …

TREX Year in Review

Travelling Exhibition Program (TREX)
(April 1, 2010 – March 31, 2011)

Once again, we have had a successful year with 114 exhibitions booked in 43 venues. Our program this year has served 164,098 visitors in 27 communities throughout the Peace Region.

This year we had two visiting artists come through …

Thank you

The 31st Annual Art Auction raised over $50,000 for the gallery! A sincere thank you to everyone who attended on Saturday, April 16, 2011 and to the art auction committee, gallery staff, sponsors, donating artists and volunteers for helping make this fundraiser possible. We hope everyone who attended the event

Gallery quarter-way there

By ERIC PLUMMER
Herald-Tribune staff

After a year of construction, the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie’s expansion is 25% complete, with the additional space expected to be open for exhibitions in January.

“We’re expecting completion by November of this year,” said gallery director/curator Robert Steven, who hopes to have the …