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A Year in Review

Thank you to everyone who attended last night’s Annual General Meeting for The Prairie Gallery Society.

Between April 1, 2009 and March 31, 2010:

17,765 people visited the Gallery,
2,553 students were visited by Gallery staff,
77,798 visited the Gallery’s travelling exhibitions,
3,005 school children participated in gallery programs,
At least 359 artistic & cultural events were held by the Gallery,
217 volunteers donated at least 2394 hours,
277 current members,
37,347 visits to the website,
$985,000 raised for endowment,
All this while being closed to the public for 72 days from April 1 to June 11 (20% of the year)

View The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie’s 2009/10 Annual Report online to learn more. 

Some of the many highlights of 2009/10:
In 2009/10, we worked to inspire the community and the region by offering free year-round interactive activities for all ages, by partnering in four community-wide festivals, by leading 42 tours and 37 public programs, by visiting 2206 students in their classrooms, by touring 19 travelling exhibitions to 33 communities, by presenting eleven exhibitions in Grande Prairie, accompanied by nine interpretive guides and two major publications, and by sharing all of this with the whole world through the internet.

The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie is pleased to welcome this year’s board of directors.

Chair                     Grant Berg
Vice Chair            Alan Segal
Secretary              Maryse Maurice
Treasurer                Pam Chorney
Past Chair             Murray Quinn

Directors
Elroy Diemert
Fred Estlin
Terry Gorgichuk
Carrie Klukas
Barbara McPhee
Tina Nelson
Patricia Trout