Annual General Meeting
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Montrose Cultural Centre, 9839 – 103 Avenue
The AGM is open to all members of the gallery. If you would like to confirm your membership status, please call the gallery at (780) 532-8111 to speak to reception.
Bill Burns: Bird Radio
June 1 - August 26, 2012
Opening reception: Friday, June 1, 2012. 7 - 10 pm
Location: The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie
Central to this multimedia installation is a chandelier-like device with jerry-rigged birdcalls surrounded by a selection of modern chairs. When the birdcalls are activated by visitors, the sound is transmitted outside of the gallery space to be heard in real-time on the radio. The birdcalls are two-fold reproductions: not only are they devices designed to mimic the sounds of birds that have been exiled from most of our urban environments, but they are also rebuilt versions of pre-existing devices.
Carmen Haakstad & Jim Stokes: A Collection of Works
The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie would like to thank everyone for waiting very patiently for Journey 2012 to return. However, we must emphasize that previous exhibition dates listed for Journey 2012 were subject to change due to construction. The exhibition is expected to be on view at the end of June and we’ll be sure to let everyone know when it’s available to the public.
Journey 2012 was open for a special, one-night-only reception on May 11th and we hope everyone who attended enjoyed the preview of the exhibition and the newly restored gallery. Following May 11th, the artworks of Journey 2012 were removed from the building for safety while the final stages of construction are being completed on other areas of the new building. The fully completed Art Gallery of Grande Prairie, art exhibitions including Journey 2012, and our interactive art gallery called the Green Space will be open this summer.
Centre for Creative Arts Exhibitions
We're very happy to be neighbours with the Centre for Creative Arts (they're just across the street) and to see an exhibition from the AGGP's very own staff member, Melanie Jenner. Congratulations Melanie! Visit the Centre for Creative Arts to view June's two exhibitions, Grande Prairie Photo Club: Life Through the Lens, and Melanie Jenner: Welcoming Bliss.
On display June 1 - 29, 2012
Location: Centre for Creative Arts, 9904- 101 Avenue, Grande Prairie
Gallery Open Regular Hours
We're happy to be open to the public and back to our regular hours beginning Saturday, June 2nd. Visit us this summer to see our newly renovated building. At the Montrose Cultural Centre you can sign out your books at the Grande Prairie Public Library, experience the current exhibitions at the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie for free, and grab a delicious drink at Esquires Coffee House. It's going to be a great summer and we hope to see you soon.
Monday – Thursday: 10 am – 9 pm
Friday: 10 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday: 1 pm – 5 pm