The next Art for the Curious is this Friday, May 15th.
Art for the Curious This Friday
  

Explore the Art Gallery’s current exhibitions through a facilitated tour and create art inspired by the exhibitions. This program includes interactive activities in relation to current exhibitions and a facilitated visit to the Art Gallery’s Green Space. The Green Space is the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie’s interactive gallery and self-directed studio space where everyone is invited to make art in response to the themes and exhibitions on display.



Victoria Day - ClosedThe Art Gallery of Grande Prairie will be closed Monday, May 18th for the Victoria Day holiday.
This weekend we will be open Friday 10 - 5 pm, Saturday 10 - 5 pm, and Sunday 1 - 5 pm. We hope you'll visit us with your friends and family to see the new exhibitions.



June WorkshopsGrant Writing Workshop with Ross Bradley
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Professional development for all artists! This workshop is an excellent opportunity to learn how to improve your grant writing skills to give you a better chance at making a successful proposal. You will also learn about the new online grant system that has been introduced for all grant programs at the Alberta Foundation for the Arts.
Full details at aggp.ca.


POETICS OF MAKING/ASSEMBLAGE WEEKEND WORKSHOP with artist Ken HouseGo
Saturday, June 13 & Sunday, June 14, 2015
How to Build a Painting – Why Paint a Painting?
Pushing the boundaries between art disciplines, exhibiting artist and art educator Ken HouseGo offers a weekend of material exploration combined with an art-making process inspired by location and memory. Through the engagement with personally meaningful collectables, participants might give form to a visual narrative that delightfully surprises.
Full details at aggp.ca.



Current Exhibitions


Margaret Shelton: Block Prints
January 28, 2015 - May 15, 2015
Alberta Foundation for the Arts permanent collection

An Te Liu: In Absentia
May 7 - August 2, 2015

Ken HouseGo: Beacon
May 7 - August 2, 2015

Phillip Woolf & Graham French: A Joint Exploration of Oceans and Skies
May 7 - August 2, 2015

Independent
Artworks from the Fine Art students of Grande Prairie Regional College
May 7 - June 7, 2015


Upcoming ExhibitionsOpening Reception: Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 7 - 9 pm

Elisabeth Belliveau: Margaret’s Mountain
August 13 - November 1, 2015

Bibi Clement: A Life in Clay
August 13 - November 1, 2015

Wilf Perreault: In the Alley
August 13 - November 1, 2015
 
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