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Current & Upcoming Exhibitions

Edward Bader: Galt Gardens, Contested Grounds

June 25, 2016 - December 31, 2016

Galt Gardens is a legacy of the Galt family, original founders of the City of Lethbridge, and has served as a public square since 1885. With tall stately trees, colorful flower beds and beautifully manicured lawns, the park is a shady retreat for downtown strollers. During summer months, events are often held in Galt Gardens.

The land that eventually became Galt Gardens was owned by the…

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Blair Brennan: White Nurse

August 17, 2016 - December 11, 2016

White Nurse is a slang term for morphine. Edmonton artist Blair Brennan has been making branding irons since 1987. Brennan’s steel branding irons are in every way similar to the sort of branding iron that would be used on livestock. Brennan burns palindromes, puns, magic spells, initials, acronyms, words and symbols into various support materials (books, paper, gallery walls and…

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Marc Courtemanche - Unstylized Artisan: The Crafting of Still Life

September 30, 2016 - December 11, 2016

Opening Reception: Friday, September 30, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Traditional still life paintings receive a transformation when artist Marc Courtemanche applies traditional woodworking methods such as sanding, drilling, and carving to acrylic paint. Everyday objects stretch beyond the flat canvas to become solid, three-dimensional

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A Sublime Vernacular: The Landscape Paintings of Levine Flexhaug

September 30, 2016 - December 11, 2016

Opening Reception: Friday, September 30, 2016 from 7 – 9 pm

Curated by Nancy Tousley and Peter White
Organized and toured by the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie

A Sublime Vernacular: The Landscape Paintings of Levine Flexhaug
is the first overview of the art and career of Levine Flexhaug (1918–1974). An itinerant artist who turned out endless variations of essentially the same idyllic…


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