Join us this weekend at the Street Performers Festival!



Grande Prairie International Street Performers Festival

July 22 - 24, 2011
Downtown Grande Prairie
Friday, July 22        4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday, July 23    12 noon - 9:00 pm
Sunday, July 24      12 noon - 6:00 pm

Visit The Prairie Art Gallery during the 2011 Street Performers Festival!

Gallery Activities at The Prairie Art Gallery (Montrose Cultural Centre)
  • The travelling art exhibition hole/whole is on view in the Teresea Sargent Hall.

Gallery Activities Downtown at the Festival
  • The travelling art exhibition Evy and Betty will be on view in a shipping truck located downtown during the festival.
  • Show festival goers your creative side with sidewalk chalk art.
  • Create your own cartoon portrait drawing.
     


Summer Art Camps

This week is the final week of our Art Quest summer art camps and we’re all booked up!

View the art work created by the children who attended this year’s summer art camps. The art work will be on view in The Prairie Art Gallery’s interactive zone called The Green Space. We invite children, parents and the public to drop-in to a special reception held during the Street Performer’s Festival.

Art Quest Children's Art Exhibition
Children’s Art Exhibition
Saturday, July 23, 2011
1:00 - 4:00 pm
The Prairie Art Gallery



Update: Exhibition Destroyed in Slave Lake
The exhibition 75 Million was nearly done travelling through northwest Alberta with The Prairie Art Gallery and was set to go to southern Alberta in September.

To ensure future venues are not without artwork, Adrian Stimson is generously creating a new exhibition with new artworks based on the subject of the bison. It’s scheduled to travel to TREX venues beginning in September 2011. The new exhibition will travel with The Alberta Society of Artists and be on display in venues in Southwest Alberta. In March 2012, it will tour with the Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre in Southeast Alberta.

Read original post: Art Exhibition Lost in Slave Lake Fire


Community Events
The McNaught Homestead Festival
Sunday, July 24, 2011
1:00 to 5:00 pm
On location at the McNaught Homestead

On site demonstrations by artists displaying various styles and media. Games for children. Horse drawn wagon rides. Displays of art, videos and stories - stop by for a visit in the restored "Betty's Studio."  Enjoy the Strawberry Tea supplied by the Willow Lodge I.O.D.E. and wander peacefully along the walking trails enjoying nature and discovering interesting homestead artifacts. Remember to bring your camera! Fun for all ages!
 
 
TREX Exhibitions in Grande Prairie
Kim Huynh: hole/whole
June 3 – August 15, 2011
On view at The Prairie Art Gallery
hole/whole was curated by Todd Schaber of The Prairie Art Gallery.

Maskwacis: Bear Hills
July & August 2011
On view at the Grande Prairie Public Library.
Organized by the Art Gallery of Alberta

Nicole Bauberger: 100 Dresses for Alberta
July & August 2011
On view at the QEII Hospital in Grande Prairie, Courtyard Gallery
100 Dresses for Alberta was curated by Todd Schaber of The Prairie Art Gallery.

Eric Cameron: A Conceptual Approach
July & August 2011
On view at the Grande Prairie Regional College, Glass Gallery
10726-106 Avenue
A Conceptual Approach was curated by Todd Schaber of The Prairie Art Gallery

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The Montrose Cultural Centre opened its doors in June 2009. It is home to The Prairie Art Gallery, the Grande Prairie Public Library and Esquires Coffee House. It is a place for the community to gather in support of the arts and literacy in Grande Prairie.
 

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