Grande Prairie International Street Performers Festival is this weekend!
Visit Our Travelling Exhibition This Weekend


Join us this weekend at the Grande Prairie International Street Performers Festival! Visit their website, www.gpstreetfest.com for all the details on this amazing, annual event! 

July 17 – 19, 2015
Downtown Grande Prairie

Friday, July 17  -  4:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Saturday, July 18  -  11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sunday, July 19  -  11:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie will be downtown at the Festival with a travelling art exhibition called, Home Is Where The Art Is, featuring artists and members from Art of the Peace on view in a shipping truck. This exhibition brings art to the visitors of the festival and is made possible by the Alberta Foundation for the Arts and the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie. We will also feature sidewalk chalk drawing for visitors to be creative with their own artwork.



Summer Art Camps
  


Add a little art adventure to your summer! Join the art instructors at The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie to celebrate and explore art through drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed media, installation art and illustration.

The summer art camp will ignite creative imagination in its campers and allow young artists to discover and create in a lively and nurturing studio environment. Projects are inspired by our current exhibitions. Explore and learn with us this summer!

Visit our website for full details including dates and pricing!



KMSC Law Golf Tournament
The KMSC Law Golf Tournament is a one-of-a-kind Charity Golf Event like no other in the Peace Country. The event supports 18 local Charities and Not-of-Profit groups, including the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie. Visit the event website at kmsclawgolfevent.ca for schedule details of this exciting fundraiser happening July 18 - 21, 2015. Plus, you can check out their new video on YouTube and find them on Facebook! 





Donations of Art SuppliesWe're in need of a few items for the art projects featured in The Carlstrom Family Green Space. The Green Space is an interactive gallery and self-directed studio space located on the second level of the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie. Visitors of all ages have the opportunity to enjoy responding to the Art Gallery’s current exhibitions and themes through free art activities that are designed to encourage reflection, creativity and inspiration. 
  • White, styrofoam egg cartons
  • Plastic shopping bags (grocery bags)
If you would like to donate your items, please drop them off at the reception desk of the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie. Thank you!

 

Current ExhibitionsAn 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

Peter von Tiesenhausen: Ether and Procession
May 22, 2015 - November 1, 2015 


 
Heritage Day - ClosedThe Art Gallery of Grande Prairie will be closed Monday, August 3rd for the Heritage Day holiday.

 

Upcoming Exhibitions - Mark your calendarsOpening 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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The Montrose Cultural Centre opened its doors in June 2009. It is home to the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie, the Grande Prairie Public Library, Esquires Coffee House, and the Teresa Sargent Hall. It is a place for the community to gather in support of the arts and culture in Grande Prairie.
 

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