Artist Submission Deadline: Thursday, March 10, 2016

The 36th Annual Art Auction is destined to be an unforgettable event celebrating our community as well as the arts and culture in the Peace Region.

The Art Auction is an exclusive look at specially selected, original artworks created by local, regional and national artists. We are pleased to present outstanding works of art with a silent auction on display throughout the night and an exciting live auction entertainment with special guest host, Danny Hooper.

The evening begins with a champagne reception and a selection of wines, scotch and artisan beers to suit your taste. Guests will be served a variety of delicious appetizers at their table, including vegan, dairy-free, and gluten-free options. The night will conclude with sweet desserts, chocolate, coffee and tea.

The staff and Board of the Art Gallery, along with the Art Auction committee, hope that you will join us for ‘Art Auction 36’ in support of exhibitions and education programming at the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie. It’s sure to be a night to remember!

Saturday, April 30, 2016
7:00 pm

Doors open at 6:45 pm
Teresa Sargent Hall (located within the Montrose Cultural Centre)
9839 – 103 Avenue, Grande Prairie, AB

Tickets are available! Call the Art Gallery today!
Visit our website for full details on:
  • Donating Artwork
  • Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Purchasing Tickets
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Call for Volunteers

Volunteers Needed for Several Dates in February and March

February 16 – March 3, 2016: The art exhibitions at the Art Gallery are changing. We need volunteers to assist us with taking down the current artwork and installing five new exhibits. Volunteers must be 16 years or older.

February 24: The Carlstrom Family Green Space will be seeing some new art projects and themes as the new exhibitions arrive on March 4th. The Art Gallery is hosting a volunteer work-bee to prepare materials for visitors of the Green Space to use in the coming months.

March 4: The Art Gallery is excited to open five new exhibitions on March 4th and we’re in need of volunteers to help with the big event!

View the full listing of positions here. Please contact the Art Gallery if you’d like to help.




Upcoming Exhibitions Open March 4

Opening Reception: Friday, March 4, 2016 from 7 - 9 pm

The Expedition: Emilie, Dean and Karl Mattson
Lycia Trouton: The Linen Memorial
Richard Boulet: A Retrospective
Kane Gray: Burning Bridges
Shelley Ouellet: Entomology

On view March 4 – May 22, 2016
Exhibition details can be viewed at aggp.ca

 
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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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