Free gallery admission, art activities and exciting new exhibitions
Edmonton, AB— Visit the Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) on July 1 as part of your 2016 Canada Day celebrations. The Gallery welcomes visitors to view current exhibitions and participate in interactive art activities, all free of charge courtesy of Dentons.
“With roots in Edmonton reaching as far back as 1888 and more than 200 professionals in our Edmonton office, Dentons is committed to supporting local initiatives and areas of need in this great city,” said Carman McNary, Q.C., Managing Partner. “We’re delighted to partner with the Art Gallery of Alberta for the fifth year in a row to offer members of our community a fun-filled activity on Canada Day.”
Celebrate Canada Day at your AGA
Friday, July 1, 11 am–5 pm
Free gallery admission
Last admission at 4:30 pm. Exact time of last entry may vary based on capacity.
The AGA will also be offering 50% off all NEW AGA Memberships on Canada Day ONLY.
Gallery admission allows access to the following exhibitions:
• 7: Professional Native Indian Artists
• Allora & Calzadilla: Echo to Artifact
• A Parallel Excavation: Duane Linklater & Tanya Lukin Linklater
• Brittney Bear Hat & Richelle Bear Hat: Little Cree Women (Sisters, Secrets & Stories)
• Sean Caulfield: The Flood
• The Unvarnished Truth: Exploring the Material History of Paintings
• BMO World of Creativity: Presto Lumo
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ABOUT THE ART GALLERY OF ALBERTA
The Art Gallery of Alberta is a centre of excellence for the visual arts in Western Canada, connecting people, art and ideas. The AGA is focused on the development and presentation of original exhibitions of contemporary and historical art from Alberta, Canada and around the world. The AGA also offers a full-range of art education and public programs. Founded in 1924, the Art Gallery of Alberta maintains a collection of more than 6,000 objects and is the oldest cultural institution in Alberta. It is the only museum in the province solely dedicated to the exhibition and preservation of art and visual culture.
The Art Gallery of Alberta is a not-for-profit organization that relies on the support of its Members, donors, sponsors and government. The AGA is grateful for the generous support of the many public and private donors and sponsors who have made the AGA’s New Vision possible, as well as the ongoing support of the City of Edmonton, the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, The Canada Council for the Arts and our Members.
The AGA is located at 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton.