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Grand Opening – Sept 28-29

The board and staff of the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie wish to invite you to join us for the grand opening of the newly restored building! Our grand opening will be a 2-day event! The Community Block Party on Friday and the Family Festival on Saturday. Both events are free and open to the public.

The gallery’s previous home in the historic 1929 Grande Prairie High School building partially collapsed in 2007 and has been under construction for the past two years. The building has been fully restored and we’re happy to welcome visitors to explore the new space and view four art exhibitions.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

 

Community Block Party
Friday, September 28, 2012  @  7:00 pm

We hope you will join us for a special evening on Friday, September 28, 2012 to celebrate the gallery. All of our guests will enjoy drinks, food, a ribbon cutting ceremony in the new courtyard, and the evening’s musical guests the Chris McIntyre Band and Nathan Rogers.

Chris McIntyre

Nathan Rogers

 

Family Festival
Saturday, September 29, 2012
10 am – 5 pm

Our Family Festival will be a day to celebrate the grand opening of the newly restored building! This event is free and open to the public.

  • Guided tours of the new building
  • Family art activities for all ages
  • Speaker Series 12 – 4 pm
  • Four art exhibitions on view
  • Face painting
  • Body painting demonstrations
  • Food and drink

We hope you’ll join us to celebrate the opening of our newly restored home and learn how we preserve, inspire and explore.